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February 26, 2019

Interrobang on Howie Mandel’s Facebook Live Video

Howie Mandel Goes Live on Facebook After Canadian Comics Express Outrage Over Just for Laughs/SiriusXM Canada Partnership There’s a lot of controversy around a recent decision […]
February 26, 2019

Toronto Star on SiriusXM & JFL

The blowback began brewing online among Canadian comedians last week. The Canada Laughs channel has provided 100 percent Canadian content since its 2005 creation, giving homegrown […]
February 26, 2019

AV News

Scroll through Twitter’s #justformoney hashtag and you’ll find an army of angry Canadian comedians. Their rage stems, as it does for so many in this era […]
February 25, 2019

STATEMENT FROM CASC EXECUTIVE

RE: Just for Laughs and SiriusXM Canada The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) has been communicating directly with Just for Laughs (JFL) and SiriusXM Canada […]
February 4, 2019

Comedy – Is it a career?

Comedy can definitely be a career. Ironically, almost anybody who goes into it with success as their goal is unlikely to stick with it long enough […]
January 28, 2019

CASC and Just Me Art’ And Conseil Agency Combine Forces

Based out of France, the Just Me Art’ And Conseil Agency specializes in artistic development and event management focusing on communication, marketing and talent development at […]
December 10, 2018

CASC Town Hall

ATTENTION PRODUCERS/COMEDIANS: On December 16th, CASC is offering a unique opportunity to meet with companies that you can explore getting involved with for your future shows and industry professionals […]
November 13, 2018

Comedians Wanted

Name of organization: WINGS – Women’s Initiatives to Nurture, Grow & Support   Type of event: Fundraiser for Ernestine’s Shelter/Christmas Party   Date of event: SUNDAY […]
November 1, 2018

And the Government Says…

Lobbying Update: The government has responded to our petition. This response is a positive step forward on our mission to have stand-up comedy officially recognized as […]
October 19, 2018

International Trade

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians has been hard at work to make our voices heard. We wrote this letter to  The Standing Committee on International […]
October 8, 2018

Sam MacDonald chats with the CBC

Is standup comedy an art? Comedians call for access to funding ‘Writers, musicians, they get funding. We’re just looking for the same treatment’ Sam MacDonald, the […]
October 8, 2018

Volunteer Job Positions

CASC is looking to fill in two volunteer positions.  Please email info@canadianstandup.ca Please send in your Full Name, email address, your resume and all information you […]
September 28, 2018

Pre-Budget Submission

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians has been hard at work to make our voices heard. We just made a brief pre-budget submission to The Standing […]
September 4, 2018

Comedian Coach Part Time Contract

OPPORTUNITY: Toronto (And possibly Belleville, ON) Position Overview: Stand UP for Student Well Being (www.suswb.ca) is looking to expand its cadre of experienced female and male […]
August 27, 2018

Allison Dore – Founder of Howl and Roar Records

On September 19, a new female-centric comedy record label is making its debut in Toronto. Founded by SiriusXM Canada Radio host, media personality and former Comedian Allison Dore, Howl […]
August 26, 2018

Comedians on a Catwalk

To close up CASC Stand-up Awareness Week, a Comedy Fashion show will be held on Sunday, September 16th at The Gladstone Hotel. Comedians on a Catwalk will model […]
August 13, 2018

In Memory of Sandra Carusi

Losing a friend, family member, or colleague to cancer is always troubling and sad. When that person lived with an enviable kind of energy and passion […]
August 8, 2018

Ward Anderson in The Huffington Post

Comedy Is An Art Form. It’s Time Canada Treated It Like One Our government recognizes and respects all artists — unless their talent is being funny. […]
August 3, 2018

Calling All Comedy Producers

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians is very excited to announce their first national event. We’re holding a Stand-up Awareness Week from September 9th to 15th […]
August 1, 2018

THE PETITION BEING TABLED IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

February 26, 2019

Toronto Star on SiriusXM & JFL

The blowback began brewing online among Canadian comedians last week. The Canada Laughs channel has provided 100 percent Canadian content since its 2005 creation, giving homegrown […]
February 26, 2019

Interrobang on Howie Mandel’s Facebook Live Video

Howie Mandel Goes Live on Facebook After Canadian Comics Express Outrage Over Just for Laughs/SiriusXM Canada Partnership There’s a lot of controversy around a recent decision […]
February 27, 2019

Vice Magazine on SiriusXM and JFL

Just For Laughs’ SiriusXM Deal Is Screwing Over Canadian Comedians Howie Mandel is taking food out of the mouths of comedians. It’s not funny! It’s hard […]
February 27, 2019

Globe & Mail on JFL Takeover

Did you hear the one about the Canadian comedy satellite-radio channel that changed its format, dropping “Canada” from its name, and then promised it would strengthen […]
February 27, 2019

The Montreal Gazette on SiriusXM and Just For Laughs Radio

Brownstein: Comics not chuckling over Just for Laughs Radio The fear is that comedians will lose a large chunk of their revenues under a new arrangement […]
February 27, 2019

NOW Magazine on SiriuzXM issue

Canadian comics say they’ll lose money over Just For Laughs takeover of SiriusXM show Hundreds of comics take to Twitter to let SiriusXM know that a […]
February 27, 2019

City News on Just For Laughs Radio

Canadian comics say livelihood at risk as Just For Laughs takes over radio channel MONTREAL — Canadian comics are sounding the alarm over an abrupt shift […]
February 27, 2019

Statement by Bruce Hills, President of Just For Laughs and John Lewis, SVP of Programming and Operations, SiriusXM Canada

February 27, 2018 Today, we wish to announce our new strategy for Canadian Comedy on SiriusXM Canada. The new channel on SiriusXM 168 will be called Just […]
February 27, 2019

Mark Critch on Howie Mandel Video

Watch the video below. Thank you Mark Critch!
February 28, 2019

BlogTO on JFL and SiriusXM

Toronto Comedians Furious after Just For Laughs takes over station. A new merger between broadcasting company Sirius XM Canada and international comedy festival Just For Laughs (JFL) has just […]
February 28, 2019

PASTE on JFL and SiriusXM

Canadian Comedians Almost Lost One of Their Biggest Revenue Streams to the Just For Laughs Festival It’s been an exciting week in the world of comedy […]
March 1, 2019

Chortle in the UK

The Canadian revolution! Comedians force U-turn over radio plans that would have cost them dear Canadian comedians have forced Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival into a […]
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