From Opera.ca :
ADVOCACY ALERT – Attention Opera Artists
Opera.ca to appeal for emergency federal support of artists and companies and your feedback is needed.
Respond by March 16 at 11:59pm EDT
Aid initiatives needed to ensure the survival of the opera sector in Canada and to provide critical financial support for thousands of artists
In light of recent cancellations of nearly all remaining engagements for the current season as well as contract teaching work due to COVID-19, Opera.ca will be requesting federal aid on behalf of the Canadian opera sector.
How are you being affected by these cancellations? We need your input to inform our advocacy measures. Please complete the following survey no later than Monday, March 16 at 11:59pm EDT.
Opera Artist Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TQSB5KK
Everyone’s feedback matters! Your attention to this urgent request will help us advocate for you and the entire opera sector.
Artists are at the heart of our art form. Without you, there would be no opera. Thank you for your assistance during this challenging time. We extend you our support and solidarity.
Christina Loewen, Executive Director, Opera.ca
Michael Hidetoshi Mori, Chair of the Board of Directors, Opera.ca