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July 13, 2020

Ontario’s Comedy Content Creators Survey

The Foundation for Canadian Comedy (CANCOM), in partnership with Nordicity, is conducting research to develop a profile of comedy performers in Ontario. This survey is part […]
June 22, 2020

EMAIL YOUR LOCAL MP

Get Comedy Recognized As An Art Form Comedy is still not recognized as an art form in Canada. Crazy right? Now more than ever, comedians must […]
June 22, 2020

BUILDING A NEW NORMAL IN CANADIAN COMEDY

Covid-19 means that comedy won’t get back to normal for a while — after that, it will be up to us to make sure it never […]
May 29, 2020

Opening of European Live Performance

Brussels – Based on the information provided by its members, Pearle* put together a map to visualize the re-opening of Live Performance in Europe. The launch […]
May 18, 2020
CASC Objectives

What is CASC Fighting For?

A lot has happened since the Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) was formed in 2017. CASC began as a rallying cry to have stand-up comedy […]
May 11, 2020

AGM LiveStream Links

Here are the links to know in order to log in, vote and watch the May 11th 2020 AGM livestream.   View 2020/2021 Budget Here – View […]
May 8, 2020

Sandra Battaglini in Canadian Press

[…] Stand-up comedians, for example, are largely excluded from the latest support model, despite lobbying efforts by the Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians to receive $1.5 […]
April 15, 2020

Canada Emergency Response Benefit – New Developments

“Artists continue to help us to reflect on life, and dream. They bring sunshine into our daily lives, and we are very grateful for that.” – […]
April 11, 2020

Toronto.com Interviews Sandra Battaglini

She’s dubbed the Mayor of Comedy in an upcoming documentary film. She’s a headliner on stages across Canada. She’s a Just For Laughs performer. She’s a […]
April 7, 2020
Sandra Battaglini

Vancouver City News

Several Vancouver comedians are bringing their audiences online by offering digital stand-up comedy on platforms such as YouTube. Miranda Fatur from Vancouver City News reports. Watch […]
March 23, 2020

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) COVID-19 Financial Impact Analysis 

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) represents over 900 stand-up, sketch and improv comedians living and working in communities across the country. The complete and […]
March 23, 2020

A Letter to The Minister of Heritage Canada

CASC sent an email to the Minister of Heritage Canada. Read below. Dear Minister Guilbeault, We are writing on behalf of the thousands of workers in […]
March 17, 2020
politics

CASC MESSAGE TO COMMUNITY ON COVID-19

A MESSAGE TO OUR COMMUNITY — RIGHT NOW, THE SHOW CAN’T GO ON We know that generally speaking, comedians don’t like to follow rules. When someone […]
March 11, 2020

A Grand Rally for Canadian Comedy

The Canadian Association of Stand-Up Comedians (CASC) will present the inaugural Grand Rally for Canadian Comedy on April 19, 2020 at The Theatre Centre in Toronto. […]
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 – […]
April 1, 2019

Sound Exchange How-to by Craig Fay

Canadian Comedian’s Guide to Filling Out W-BEN for SoundExchange (and Other Royalty Payments from US) PART I – Explanation of Form Lines 1 – 4: Self-explanatory […]
April 10, 2019

CASC, SiriusXM CRTC Template Letter

(DATE)   Mr. Claude Doucet Secretary General Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Ottawa, ON   K1A 0N2   Dear Mr. Doucet,   Re: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation […]
June 25, 2019

Digital Royalties for Background Performers

Information provided by Scott Faulconbridge Hey everybody, I am currently on the Industry Relations committee.  I took it upon myself to learn what I could about […]
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 […]
July 13, 2020

Ontario’s Comedy Content Creators Survey

The Foundation for Canadian Comedy (CANCOM), in partnership with Nordicity, is conducting research to develop a profile of comedy performers in Ontario. This survey is part […]
EMAIL YOUR LOCAL MP
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