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01Jun 20

Black Lives Matter, But I Don’t Know What to Say

Our world has been profoundly changed by COVID-19, in ways in which we never could have imagined. Our practice, our families and communities, and our everyday lives have been extremely altered by this global pandemic. And yet, systemic oppressive practices, overt racism, white supremacy, extreme violence against POCs, and a…

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13Mar 20

Sharing PACT’s Business Continuity Plan

Dear Members, We are writing to you today to keep you updated as we all continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. First and foremost, we are taking as much action as we can to support you now in this time of crisis, as well as exploring what support will be…

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13Mar 20

COVID-19 Resource Page

Employment Law and COVID-19 Update on the Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility and Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Canada Helps - A Charity's Guide to Canada's COVID-19 Governmental Supports & Programs Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan Canada Council for the Arts - Impact of COVID-19 on Funded Projects Canada Council…

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06Mar 20

What a Difference (Almost) a Year Makes

Since we are starting up our Advocacy Blog in earnest again, I thought it behooved me to lead the charge this time as the Chair/Head/Grand Poobah of the Advocacy Committee. It was last June that I took over from the indomitable Bonnie Green.  Whether I have begun to fill her…

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26Feb 20

PACT Goes to Ottawa

Last week Boomer Stacey (PACT’s Executive Director), Nick Tracey (Chair of the Advocacy Committee), and Mirette A. Shoeir (PACT’s Membership & Communications Manager) flew to Ottawa for an advocacy trip. Unlike previous trips where the team had gone in with specific asks, the purpose of this visit was to build…

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10Dec 19

Help Us Support Canadian Theatre

It’s been a busy year for PACT, and there’s even more programming on the way for 2020. Here’s what your donations support: CTA Negotiations: As you may know, CTA negotiations are still ongoing. Because the agreement we ultimately reach will have far ranging effects, we have been inviting fellow artists…

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