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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

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

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

MEDIA RESPONSE RE: Comment on Town Hall

The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians (CASC) staged a public Town Hall event on Tuesday evening (February 26th). An incident occurred involving a reporter and an […]
February 27, 2019

Town Hall #3

Here is our town hall from February 26th 2019.
February 27, 2019

Contact the Government

Here is how you can contact your federal offices. 1. Click the link below https://lop.parl.ca/sites/ParlInfo/default/en_CA/People/parliamentarians?refiners=4-1&projectionCode=1&q=&parlType=all 2. Once on the page, on the left side, you will […]
February 27, 2019

Radio Canada International on SiriusXM

Canadian comedians not laughing at Canadian radio takeover from U.S. Canadian comedians are angry at a takeover of the “Canada Laughs” channel which was carried on […]
February 27, 2019

Montreal Gazette on JFL and SiriusXM Decision

Just for Laughs to air only Canadian comics after blowback over radio deal ‘We’ve listened carefully to the concerns of Canadian artists and regret the stress […]
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 […]
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