IMPLEMENT PERMANENT FUNDING TO SUPPORT FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

A brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance - Prebudget Consultation

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2020 Annual Report

FAME’s Annual Report includes a general introduction and relevant data on the importance of the industry.

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2021 Federal Budget : FESTIVALS AND MAJOR EVENTS CANADA GRATEFUL TO THE TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT

The greatly anticipated 2021-2022 Federal budget, released today, contained the best news festivals and events have received in a year, if not more. More precisely, the Government of Canada responded to the recommendation to support festivals and events by unveiling $200 million in spending to support major arts and cultural festivals and another $200 million to smaller local festivals . For this, FAME and its members are extremely grateful to the the Trudeau government.

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Opening the Door to Celebrate Together Again

A Three-step Roadmap To Recovery For The Festivals And Events Sector

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Festivals and Events

The Impact of COVID-19 on Festivals and Events
Highlights from a survey of more than 100 Canadian festivals and events conducted in August 2020.

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Festivals and Events : The Tools for Canada’s Economic and Touristic Recovery

A brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance - Prebudget Consultation

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2019 Annual Report

FAME’s Annual Report includes a general introduction and relevant data on the importance of the industry.

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FAME Applauds the Federal Government’s Support for Arts and Culture

Festivals and Major Events Canada (FAME) is joined by event organizers across the country in welcoming the details announced today by the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Steven Guilbeault, regarding the $500M Arts, Culture, and Sport Emergency Support Fund. FAME considers this to be an important first step in the long road towards ensuring the survival of its members and the eventual relaunch of their activities.

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Federal Cabinet Announcement: FAME WELCOMES THE NOMINATION OF NEW FEDERAL PARTNERS

Festivals and Major Events Canada (FAME) is enthusiastic regarding the recent announcement of the Liberal Party of Canada’s Cabinet. While we are welcoming new faces such as Ministers Steven Guilbeault and Bill Blair to the portfolios of Canadian Heritage and Public Safety, we are also welcoming back Ministers Navdeep Bains and Melanie Joly to their previous – but adjusted – roles at Innovation, Science, and Industry and Economic Development and Official Languages. FAME looks forward to working together with this new team of advocates for culture, tourism, economic growth and public safety and building a better business environment for all festivals and events in Canada.

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End of the festival season and upcoming federal election: FAME AND RÉMI CALL UPON POLITICAL PARTIES

As a summer season highlighted by great weather and exciting events draws to a close, Festivals and Major Events Canada (FAME) and le Regroupement des événements majeurs internationaux (RÉMI) are calling upon the federal political parties – in the midst of their election campaigns – to commit to ensuring an improved business environment for the festivals and events sector that favors economic development and international tourism.

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