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Provinvail regulations have been amended to allow performing arts venues to open with the following restrictions:

(1.1) Concert venues, theatres and cinemas may open for the purpose of rehearsing or performing a recorded or broadcasted concert, artistic event, theatrical performance or other performance if they comply with the following conditions:

1. No spectators may be permitted in the concert venue, theatre or cinema.

The provincial goverment has heard the concerns of dance studios and has modified regulations to allow them to  open withthe following restrictions.


In consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, the Public Health Measures Table, and local medical officers of health and other health experts, the Ontario government is introducing additional targeted public health measures in the Ottawa, Peel, and Toronto public health unit regions. These modified Stage 2 restrictions will be for a minimum of 28 days and reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Ontario is investing $9 million through the new Reconnect Festival and Event Program to support municipalities and event organizers during COVID-19. This funding will be used to maintain public safety requirements and allow people to reconnect with their communities through online, drive-through and other innovative experiences. Organizers will be developing creative programs such as virtual Remembrance Day events, reverse holiday parades with drive-by static floats, drive-in music concerts and movies, holiday tree lightings and New Year's Eve displays that light-up iconic buildings.

Rosa Survey: The Change You Want to See

The Rosa Survey: The Change You Want to See is now open until October 23, 2020.

dance Immersion has announced that Timea Wharton-Suri will be joining their team as Program Director.  

The provincial government announced new Piublic Health measures on October 2, 2020.

On September 23, 2020 the Speech from the Throne was delivered to open the second session of the forty0-third Parliament of Canada, entitled A Stronger, More Resilient Canada. Of note was the the mention of increased support for the performings arts.

" As the Government invests in people, it will continue to support job-creating businesses.

Light up Live - September 22, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22nd, an hour after sundown, venues and live event professionals are invited to light their spaces red to raise awareness for an industry that remains dark as part fo the Light Up Live campaign.