'If this crisis is an opportunity for change, let's start paying artists their dues,' writes Amanda Parris. | CBCArts
If this crisis is an opportunity for change, let's start paying artists their dues.
.Not all artists are in the same boat, however. I would be remiss if I didn't also mention Black artists' difficulties in accessing arts funding. Historically, it has been an upward climb, regardless of government-enforced cuts. Andrea Monike Fatona's
on equity at the Canada Council of the Artsillustrates how in the '80s and '90s, Indigenous, POC and Black artists had to work together to lobby various cultural institutions to address the systemic exclusion of their art and the way that work was positioned and categorized. There is a systemic reason why racialized Canadians are underrepresented in the arts community. It is scary to think how much more those numbers will decrease as we feel the after-effects of this moment.
As we sit at home in isolation bingeing movies created by artists, watching Instagram Lives hosted by artists and singing along to music created by artists, I hope an awakening happens. What kind of world do we want to build? I hope it's one where the same creatives who have kept us entertained and sane during this time are no longer taken for granted. I want a world where artists are respected and valued for their work and their worth.Read more: CBC »
Arts let’s talk about that for a second......you cancelled an all female writing room + young talent....and for what? Arts YOU'RE A BUNCH OF HYPOGRIFFS. RENEW ANNE WITH AN E. Arts Ironic coming from you since you cancelled their talented writing on TV. renewannewithane cbc netflix Arts Love how you say Easter bunny won’t make it to everyone’s house so instead the alternative is to get them to go walk around and potentially expose themselves to the virus! Great advice guys! Sheesh!
Arts Communist Broacasting Corporation Arts Is this really the time for begging? There are sick people out there, there's an epidemic going on! Arts Uhhhhh.....what? If anything it shows us what's ACTUALLY important in life.
Coronavirus Update: British PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worsenEmergency benefit to be expanded to cover more part-time workers, Trudeau says; Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer says wear a non-medical mask when shopping or using public transit So did they have a ventilator reserved for him while someone died? Or did someone have their ventilator taken away? Get well soon, Borris! ❤️🇨🇦🇬🇧 Posted By Demian Hammock
Canadian cruisers begin leaving Coral Princess in Florida amid COVID-19 outbreakCanadians began leaving the COVID-19-stricken Coral Princess cruise ship on Monday, after the ship reached Florida late last week. 😷😷😷😷😱 Put their asses right into a quarantined shed in the middle of nowhere for the next 14 days. These idiots should not have been on that cruise in the first place. Their stupidity should not go unpunished! Make them pay for their flights home. Just selfish people without a clue All people coming off infected cruise ships should be put in quarantine.
Ontario First Nation Hit By Water Crisis Now Faces COVID-19The novel coronavirus has been diagnosed in a northwestern Ontario First Nation for the first time. Heres a thought: maybe dont live in the middle of buttfuck nowhere and you'll get better services? 🤷🏻♂️ These remote areas need to treat anyone returning to their communities as we would people coming from overseas. They need to go straight home into a room and stay quarantined for 2 weeks.
Quebec Premier Legault sounds optimistic note, says new COVID-19 stats ‘extraordinary’Legault said “only” eight people were hospitalized in the province with the disease over the day prior Even British Columbia is not that optimistic, I guess it is a French thing Amazing what happens once the public figures out what's really going on. Too bad Ont. didn't wait to see whether existing restrictions were working before tightening them & amplifying enforcement. Comparisons will tell if necessary, but Canada in spring isn't Europe in winter.
The new COVID-19 benefit for workers has launched: Here’s how to applyThe federal government started accepting applications for the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit on April 6. Will you be applying? READ MORE: Nope, I am not eligible. My dad died last year in February. We painted residential houses together. Work stopped but had enough savings to get me by. Just had surgery on January. Was planning to go back to work in April, everything is shut down indefinitely. No claim for me.
B.C. man in his 40s dies of COVID-19 as province announces 63 new casesA British Columbia man in his 40s has died of COVID-19, one of the youngest known victims of the novel coronavirus in the province to date. Preexisting conditions please. lol - I love how they leave out the underlying health issues as a contributing factor .... jesus christ the media in Canada is become as bad as CNN