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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


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


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 […]
March 5, 2019

News from 604 Records

Recent uproar from Canadian comedians over JFL/Sirius partnership an eye-opening experience for Vancouver-based record label 604 Records inspired by industry commitment and solidarity to expand comedy […]
March 20, 2019

Laugh Spin Tells Our Story

Woe, Canada: the plight of the Canadian comedian Why it’s almost impossible to succeed in comedy in Canada Canadian comedians were not happy last month. It leaked that […]
April 17, 2019

The Business of Comedy on Inside Jokes

Tune in to this episode of Inside Jokes with your host Dean Young. The Business of Comedy with Bruce Hills, Morgan Flood and Clayton Peters. Tune […]
April 17, 2019

604 Records’ comedy division opens for third-party business

Comedy Here Often? branches into hosting content from independent comedians beginning with Joanne O’Sullivan’s Just for Once podcast Comedy Here Often?: https://www.youtube.com/comedyhereoften Making good on their […]
May 6, 2019

The Interrobang Interviews Sandra Battaglini

Canada’s Crusader Sandra Battaglini Discusses Her Inaugural Year Representing Canadian Voices Our next showcase with Comedy Records happens Monday [May 6] at the Gramercy location of […]
May 29, 2019

Interrobang on CASC trip to Ottawa

Canadian Comedians Heading to Capitol to Lobby for Rights. Here’s What They’re Asking For. If you read the original version of “I’m Dying Up Here”- the […]
May 29, 2019

CBC Ontario Morning Interviews Sandra Battaglini

Tune into Ontario Morning from CBC Radio with Wei Chen at 13:46 minute mark to listen to Sandra Battaglini talk about Listen Here
May 30, 2019

Sandra Battaglini on Metro Morning

Toronto stand-up comic Sandra Battaglini is trying to convince the Canada Council for the Arts, and the Department of Heritage, that stand-up comedy is a performance […]