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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


July 31, 2018

CASC New Partnership with Tamizdat and CoveyLaw

CASC is very happy to announce a new partnership with Tamizdat and CoveyLaw. Based out of New York City, these two affiliated organizations are truly committed […]
July 9, 2018

Update on “Stand-Up Comedy as Art Form”

Lobbying Efforts and Meetings On June 5th and 6th, CASC had meetings in Ottawa with the Canada Council for the Arts and the two Vice-Chairs of the […]
July 8, 2018

Casting Call in New York

Brendan Burke is a filmmaker, originally from Canada, but based in Bronx NY for some time. He is looking to cast Canadians for his film. Please […]