The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians
was formed in 2017 to represent the first-ever unified voice for comedians in Canada.

CASC Mission


To build a thriving and dynamic comedy industry in Canada,

CASC will engage aspiring and established professional Canadian comedians through advocacy, career opportunity, support for programming, as well as professional development and industry education. CASC will strive to enrich and further Canada’s professional comedy industry domestically and abroad.

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January 27, 2020

A BAD DEAL FOR COMEDIANS

Why the new JFL Originals Label and their relationship to Channel 168 pose an unfair advantage. In November 2019, Just For Laughs announced the launch of […]
November 26, 2019

The Theatre Centre Announces Call for Residency

Work With Us – Call for Residency Artists The Theatre Centre RESIDENCY program Call for Submissions The Theatre Centre’s Residency Program is at the very heart of what […]
November 21, 2019
Action plan

Updated Plan of Action 2019

Who helps make all of what CASC does happen? Board of Directors Standing Committees and Subcommittees Ambassadors Members and some incredibly dedicated Volunteers Plus, Partners and […]
October 18, 2019
politics

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) Federal Election Platform 2019

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) believes the 2019 election is of vital importance to build a thriving and dynamic comedy industry in Canada. The […]
October 2, 2019

Statement on Yuk Yuk’s booking Louis C.K.

The board of The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) has received multiple messages expressing concern about the decision by Yuk Yuk’s to book Louis CK […]
September 25, 2019
Pay Comedians

#PAYCOMEDIANS

As the fall festival season kicks off, The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) is working to raise awareness that many comedians are often underpaid – […]

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