COVID-19 INFO & RESOURCES

MANITOBA MUSIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

March 25, 2020 Manitoba Music Opens Applications for COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

March 16, 2020 Manitoba Music Update Re: COVID-19

March 12, 2020 Manitoba Music Update Re: COVID-19 and Info / Resources

RESOURCES

MUSIC INDUSTRY INFO & RESOURCES

FINANCIAL RELIEF & IMPACT RESOURCES

Manitoba Music COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

Unison Benevolent Fund

National Arts Centre

Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)

Government of Canada Support for Businesses

BDC Advice to Help Entrepreneurs Plan and Respond to the Impacts of Coronavirus
 

FUNDERS & GOVERNMENT POLICIES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

Manitoba Film & Music: Response to COVID-19 Operations & Programs Update (March 24, 2020)

Canadian Heritage: Information for Canadian Heritage grants and contributions recipients related to COVID-19

Canada Council for the Arts: COVID-19 and the Canada Council for the Arts 

FACTOR: COVID-19 Update – Cancellation Policy (March 12, 2020)

Musicaction: COVID-19 - Le Service À Notre Clientèle Adapté

Manitoba Arts Council: COVID-19 | Frequently Asked Questions (March 13, 2020)

Winnipeg Arts Council: COVID-19 Update (March 19, 2020)


INFO & UPDATES

CIMA: COVID-19 Information & Resources for Canada's Music Industry

MMF Canada: COVID-19 Updates

Unison Benevolent Fund: COVID-19 Resources for the Music Community

Canadian Live Music Association: COVID-19 Relief Measures – Recommendations from Canada’s Live Music Industry (March 15, 2020)

Canadian Live Music Association: CLMA Statement on COVID-19 (March 11, 2020)

FACTOR: COVID-19 Helpful Links and Resources

CAPACOA: Coronavirus Preparedness for the Live Performance Sector

Canadian Federation of Musicians: Open Letter to the Federal and Provincial Ministries of Labour, Ministry of Canadian Heritage and Ministry of Employment and Social Development Canada (March 13, 2020)

Worldwide Independent Network: COVID-19 Resources for the Independent Music Community

PRS Foundation: Latest Advice to Grantees Performing Overseas

Hub International: Coronavirus Resource Center

Pitblado Law: COVID-19 Resource Centre

Event Safety Alliance: Prepare Your Organization For The Coronavirus Disease Outbreak (Free Webinar - March 4, 2020)

CMRRA: CMRRA update from President Paul Shaver (March 13, 2020)

Canada Council for the Arts: Important Information related to COVID-19 (March 13, 2020)

COVID-19 & Freelance Artists and Writers (Canadian)

COVID-19 & Freelance Artists Resources (U.S.)

Women In Sound: COVID-19 Resources + Media (U.S.)

Government of Canada: Risk-informed decision-making for mass gatherings during COVID-19 global outbreak (March 11, 2020)

Bandzoogle: How Musicians Can Ask Fans for Support During the Coronavirus Pandemic (March 17, 2020)


SUPPORTS

The Unison Benevolent Fund is a non-profit organization that provides counselling, emergency relief, and benefit programs for those in the Canadian music community who face personal or professional challenges due to hardship, illness, unemployment or economic difficulties. Find out more at www.unisonfund.ca

MMF Canada will be hosting online sessions to allow us to come together via video chat. These sessions will be hosted by one of their board members but will give everyone a chance to speak. Please join to share your thoughts and concerns. Share your challenges and get ideas and solutions from your colleagues. more info at mmfcanada.ca/event-manager/2020/3/24/community-chat

I Lost My Gig Canada is space for arts and other vulnerable freelance and gig workers in Canada and beyond to share stories and resources addressing the impacts COVID-19. www.facebook.com/groups/ILostMyGigCa/


PUBLIC HEALTH & GOVERNMENT STATUS UPDATES

Province of Manitoba 

Public Health Canada

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

Employment and Social Development Canada

World Health Organization

Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)

UK Government

European Union


TIPS FOR STAYING HEALTHY

Public Health Agency of Canada: Printable awareness resources

CDC: 6 Steps to Prevent COVID-19

Babylon Health: How to wash your hands

CDC: What You Need To Know About Handwashing

NBC: How to stay healthy when flying amid coronavirus concerns (March 8, 2020)

Teen Vogue: Coronavirus Anxiety: How to Cope (March 10, 2020)
 

PREPARATION & WHAT TO DO IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE CORONAVIRUS SYMPTOMS

Winnipeg Free Press: What to do if COVID-19 suspected (March 12, 2020)

CBC Manitoba Here's what you need to know about how Manitoba is prepping for COVID-19 (March 10, 2020)

The Guardian: Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor? (March 9, 2020)

Vice: If You Have Coronavirus Symptoms in Canada, Here's What You Should Do (March 5, 2020)