2024 Federal Budget : “PARTIALLY HEARD, PARTIALLY RELIEVED”: FESTIVALS AND EVENTS REACT

Festivals and Major Events Canada (FAME) is breathing a sigh of relief upon reading the 2024-2025 Federal Budget. FAME is pleased at the increase in funding for the Canada Arts Presentation Fund (CAPF), which is slightly more than the amount allocated since 2019-2020 but considers that the Trudeau government has not fully met its expectations.

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UNTENABLE SITUATION AT CANADIAN HERITAGE

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

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THE CULTURAL SECTOR CALLS ON THE MINISTER OF FINANCE TO REINVEST IN CANADIAN HERITAGE

More than 30 Canadian associations representing presenters, mainly show programmers and festival organizers, are joining forces to speak out against the situation at Canadian Heritage, whereby the two major programs that benefit their members are no longer sufficient to meet current needs.

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UNTENABLE SITUATION AT CANADIAN HERITAGE

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

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2022 Annual Report

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

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Federal Budget 2023-2024 : VERY PROMISING ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FESTIVALS AND EVENTS

Festivals and Major Events Canada (FAME) describes some of the measures in the budget as "very promising". FAME notes that the federal government has responded to some of their concerns in two specific ways that they welcome, pending further details.

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UNLEASHING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF EVENT AND FESTIVAL TOURISM AND COUNTERING THE EFFECTS OF INFLATION

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

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UNLEASHING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF EVENT AND FESTIVAL TOURISM

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

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Unleashing the Full Potential of Event and Festival Tourism

A clear strategy to promote the growth of a sector with strong tourism, economic, social and cultural benefits.

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2021 Annual Report

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

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