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Update July 31: Prime Minister Trudeau has announced plans to transition recipients of the CERB to the EI (Employment Insurance) program this fall. The Federal Government will also create a parallel benefit program similar to EI for people who do not qualify for the unemployment benefit, such as contract and gig workers. Trudeau added: “It will include access to training, and being able to work more hours and earn more money while receiving the benefit”. The last scheduled CERB pay period is set to end on Sept. 26. Update July 14: For the second time since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis, the Federal government…

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May 20th Update: The Canada Emergency Business Account program is now available to a greater number of businesses. The CEBA will now be available to businesses with payrolls under $20,000 that are sole proprietors receiving income directly from their businesses, businesses that rely on contractors, and family-owned corporations that pay employees through dividends rather than payroll. In order to qualify under the expanded eligibility criteria, applicants with payroll lower than $20,000 would need: a business operating account at a participating financial institution a Canada Revenue Agency business number, and to have filed a 2018 or 2019 tax return. eligible non-deferrable expenses between $40,000…

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Update: May 13, 2020 Arts groups expect to survive pandemic: Canada Council survey To better understand the needs of the professional arts sector to overcome the COVID-19 crisis, the Canada Council for the Arts sent a national survey on April 6 to approximately 30,000 of its existing clients (artists, groups, organizations). Within just a few days, 8,842 or 32% of survey invitees replied. The majority of survey respondents (61%) felt that the emergency aid measures would help them withstand the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey and responses reflect the challenges faced by the professional arts sector and address…

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Interns: Editorial, Fundraising and Web Programming (3 available) La Scene Musicale Location: Montreal, Quebec Posted: May 1, 2020 Deadline: until positions are filled Salary: $14.25/hr Duration: 8 to 12 weeks (beginning May 15, 2020) Full time: 35 hrs/week or part-time Funding: subject to funding from Canada Summer Jobs Note: work remotely available Volunteers welcome Canada Summer Jobs: Must be 30 years old or less, Canadian or Landed Immigrant. Description (Editorial) Assisting the Editor in chief in his duties; Taking part in all tasks related to the preparation and publication of an arts magazine; Taking part in all editorial and production meetings; Working…

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CORONA Serenades by La Scena Musicale  La Scena Musicale is proud release CORONA Serenades Concert Week 1, a 30-minute compilation of the best performances after the service’s first full week. Click on the image to view the video on YouTube. SONG LIST / RÉPERTOIRE: La vie en rose (Édith Piaf, Louiguy) – Yara Zeitoun, soprano Lamma Bada Yatathanna (traditional Andalusian song) – Yara Zeitoun, soprano Près des ramparts Séville (Carmen / Georges Bizet) – Anne Marie Sheridan, mezzo-soprano Alma Mía (Bola de Nieve) – Marie-Annick Béliveau, mezzo-soprano Di provenza il mar il suol (La Traviata / Giuseppe Verdi) – Christopher…

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Giorgia Fumanti, one of the top classical crossover artists in the world, will join the roster of singers participating in CORONA Serenades, an initiative of La Scena Musicale designed to bring the joy of music to people in a time of adversity. The service is free for front-line care workers and those infected by the Coronavirus. ABOUT GIORGIA | ORDER | MEDIA “This is a pivotal moment for people all over the world,” the Quebec-based soprano said. “The challenges are immense and we are all only human. And as humans we need music.” GIORGIA FUMANTI A native of Tuscany, Giorgia Fumanti discovered her…

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CORONA Serenades by La Scena Musicale  La Scena Musicale is proud to launch CORONA Serenades, a new global music service bringing cheer to those coping with COVID-19 isolation and provide support for musicians. Based on our successful Singing Valentines service, which recently completed its 10th consecutive year, CORONA Serenades will marshal trained singers from around the world to provide free personalized video and audio serenades to those infected by the coronavirus and front-line healthcare workers. CORONA Serenades are also suitable for birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions or just to reach out to friends and family. “We want to spread…

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The vocal ensemble Musica Orbium is seeking an artistic director. Interested candidates are asked to send their application (CV, cover letter, compensation expectations and a programming proposal outline for a full season) to [email protected] before August 12, 2019. The starting date is December 1, 2019. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. They will be invited to lead one or two of the choir’s rehearsals in the fall as an audition. Please refer to the detailed job description at https://www.musicaorbium.org/contact.html.

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(Updated: May 6, 2019) Intern: Sales/Fundraising (1 available) La Scene Musicale Location: Montreal, Quebec Posted: April 23, 2019 Deadline: until positions are filled Salary: $12.50/hr + commission on sales Duration: 10 weeks (beginning as soon as possible) Full time: 35 hrs/week Funding: thanks to Canada Summer Jobs Canada Summer Jobs: Must be 30 years old or less, Canadian or Landed Immigrant. No need to be a current student. Description (Sales/Fundraising) Assisting the Publisher in his duties; Participate in generating revenues for an arts magazine and website; advertising sales subscriptions represent the magazine at events other duties as needed Qualifications Related field of study…

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Interns: Editorial and Web Programming (2 available) La Scene Musicale Location: Montreal, Quebec Posted: March 30, 2019 Deadline: until positions are filled Salary: $13/hr Duration: 11 or 12 weeks (beginning April 29 or May 6, 2019) Full time: 35 hrs/week Funding: subject to funding from Young Canada Works Young Canada Works: Must be 30 years old or less, Canadian, was a full-time student in 2018-19 with the intention of returning to full-time studies in Fall 2019. Also, the permanent address of the student must be 125 km from Montreal (preference). Description (Editorial) Assisting the Editor in chief in his duties; Taking part in…

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