The performing arts world is confronting some of the harshest challenges of any industry in the wake of the global pandemic. Cancelled and postponed events, potential repurposing of venues and a dramatic drop in revenue are among the many issues raising concerns.

Hosted by the Entertainment and Sports Law Group at Gowling WLG in partnership with the Canadian Association for the Performing Arts/l'Association canadienne des organismes artistiques (CAPACOA), our leading authorities, including Susan Abramovitch and Alexis Vaughan, will answer your questions and concerns on this topic. 

Topics discussed:

  • Dealing with cancelled or postponed events
  • Accessing support from the federal and/or provincial governments
  • Dealing with staffing changes
  • Maintaining event spaces

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Originally published 25 May 2020

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