Links

Here you can find useful links relevant to artists' rosources. To find out all the links associated to each section listed, please click below.


Legal
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ACCESS: Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency
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Agency to obtain information and resources on copyright law and digital rights, as well as a free on-line copyright law course.

Canadian Intellectual Property Office
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Information on research and applications of intellectual property laws in Canada.

Ethiquette
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A directory of ethical products and services, and general information about ethical consumption in Quebec.


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Alliances, Associations, and Organizations
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American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada (AFM)
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Largest organisation in the world representing the interests of professional musicians with many local chapters and North American branch of the FIM.

Artère
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Artère is a portal that gathers useful information for Montreal's emerging artists.

ArtScene Montreal
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We promote the wonderful books published in English in Quebec. Across Quebec, we act as liasion with readers, government and organizations about the publishing world. The Montreal Review of Books (...

Association of Canadian Publishers
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The ACP assists Canadian-owned publishers in promoting the excellence of Canadian books, in bringing more Canadian books to more readers in Canada, and in expanding Canadian-owned publishers' domes...

Association des cinémas parallèles du Québec (ACPQ)
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The mission of ACPQ is to consolidate the organizations of non commercial cinema of Quebec in order to promote among Quebecers film culture and develop a diverse cinematic leisure activity and qual...

Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ)
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We promote the wonderful books published in English in Quebec. Across Quebec, we act as liasion with readers, government and organizations about the publishing world. The Montreal Review of Books (...

Association of Italian Canadian Writers
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The Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW) brings together a community of writers, critics, academics, and other artists who promote Italian Canadian literature and culture. The AICW's miss...

Association Québécoise De La Production Médiatique (AQPM)
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The AQPM represents independent film, television and Web producers in Québec, including the vast majority of companies producing and co-producing content for all screens, in both French and English.

Blue Metropolis Foundation
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Blue Metropolis Foundation is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1997 that brings together people from different cultures to share the pleasure of reading and writing, and encourages creativi...

CAMMAC
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CAMMAC is a registered charity devoted to creating opportunities for musicians of all levels to make music together in a relaxed, non-competitive atmosphere.

Canadart
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Small corporation supporting artistic creativity in Canada by creating an ongoing listing of artists and the businesses and organizations that support them.

Canadian Woman in the Literary Arts
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CWILA (Canadian Women in the Literary Arts) is an inclusive national literary organization for people who share feminist values and see the importance of strong and active female perspectives and p...

The Council for Business and the Arts in Canada (CBAC)
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Dedicated to helping arts organizations and businesses reach their full potential by encouraging creative partnerships between the two.

The Canadian Music Centre (CMC)
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A centre housing a music lending library with Canada's largest collection of Canadian concert music, an on-demand printing and binding service, and music repertoire consultations.

CharityVillage
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CharityVillage is Canada's supersite for the nonprofit sector. Every day, you'll find more than 3,000 pages of news, jobs, resources, how-to articles, volunteer and event listings, educational oppo...

The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo)
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COCo’s mission is to promote social justice, active citizenship, democracy, and just socio-economic development by supporting the development of healthy organizations and strong communities through...

Conseil des métiers d'art du Quebec
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In addition to offering a variety of services to its members and defending the interests of professional artists and artisans in fine crafts, Conseil des métiers d'art du Québec oversees Salon des ...

Conseil Quebecois De Theatre (CQT)
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The mission of the Conseil québécois du théâtre (CQT) is to federate, defend and promote the Quebec professional theater. It wants a political force and a lever for development in the service of th...

Creative City Network
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An organisation of municipal employees across Canada working on arts, culture and heritage policy, planning, development which hopes to encourage these employees to be more effective in cultural de...

Culture Montreal
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Culture Montréal is an independent, non-profit organization that unites people from all backgrounds interested in promoting culture in all its forms as an essential element of Montreal’s development.

Culture Pour Tous
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By using cultural mediation practices and expertise to promote and facilitate the democratization of the arts and culture in Quebec, Culture Pour Tous helps ensure that the arts and culture are rec...

DAM
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DAM has taken on the mission to promote cultural diversity in the arts by encouraging the recognition and inclusion of all artists in professional networks, cultural institutions and distribution c...

Dance and Movement Therapy Association in Canada
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The Dance Movement Therapy Association in Canada (DMTAC) is an independent non-profit organization mandated to promote Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) across Canada.

Directors Guild of Canada
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The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a national labour organisation that represents over 3,800 key creative and logistical personnel in the screen-based industry covering all areas of direction, ...

DOC Quebec
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The mandate of DOC is to promote documentaries and the filmmakers who make them through professional development, mentorship programs, networking events both on a local and national level, as to pr...

Exeko
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Exeko is an organization of social innovation whose mission is to foster a societal transformation towards social inclusion, through the medium of creativity.

Federation of Canadian Artists (FCA)
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A non-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion and professional development of artists. Based in BC.

Fédération Internationale des Musiciens (FIM)
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International NGO representing unions of musicians worldwide, technicians and specialist workers in the audio-visual and performing arts spheres, as well as authors (writers, script-writers, film-m...

Les Films de l'Autre
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Les Films de l’Autre is an NPO whose mission is to encourage formal research and creative freedom in independent cinema. The organization is unique in the Quebec film scene by bringing together fil...

Film and Television Alliance of Artists (ACTRA)
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ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is the union of more than 22,000 professional performers working in English-language recorded media in Canada including TV, film, r...

The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR)
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FACTOR is dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian music industry.

Illustration Québec
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Founded in 1983, Illustration Québec is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to consolidate and sustain illustrators as well as promotes and distributes the artwork.

Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA)
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The Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) is a member-driven non-profit national organization working to advance and strengthen the media arts community in Canada.

International Federation of Multimedia Associations (IFMA)
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International non-profit seeking to unite multimedia associations worldwide.

Literary Press Group (LPG)
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The Literary Press Group of Canada (LPG) is a not-for-profit association of Canadian literary book publishers. With a current membership of almost sixty Canadian-owned and -operated publishing hous...

Maison de la Poesie
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The House of Poetry of Montreal's mission is to promote Quebec poetry, both in Quebec and abroad. Site visitors can keep abreast of the news of the House and on the medium of poetry in Quebec.

Montréal Film & Television Commission
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Created to coordinate all logistical aspects of film and television shoots on its territory and promote Montréal to foreign producers as the best location, production and post-production center.

Montreal Film Group
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Montreal Film Group's mission is to bring together like-minded film and TV folks who are eager to be part of a thriving - and growing - community. To do this, they promote networking and learning t...

Music Action
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Music Action's mandate is to support the development of Canadian French-speaking music: a mandate that you are, first and foremost, artists, artisans and entrepreneurs of the music industry, stakeh...

National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition (NIMAC)
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NIMAC is a permanent region within the structure of the Independent Media Arts Alliance (IMAA) and acts as the Indigenous arm of the IMAA. NIMAC also operates as a distinct organization, delivering...

PEN Canada
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PEN Canada is a nonpartisan organization of writers that works with others to defend freedom of expression as a basic human right, at home and abroad. PEN Canada promotes literature, fights censors...

Playwright's Guild of Canada (PGC)
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Playwrights Guild of Canada is a registered national arts service association mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nati...

Professional Associations of Canadian Theatres (PACT)
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PACT is the collective voice of professional Canadian theatres, a leader in the national performing arts community, and a devoted advocate for the value of live performance. Since 1979 PACT has foc...

Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC)
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PWAC serves Canadian non-fiction freelance writers across the country.They reflect broader professional interests and advocate for Canadian writers to receive fair pay, contracts and treatment.

Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN)
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QCGN is a not-for-profit organization bringing together 41 English-language community organizations across Quebec including the English Language Arts Network. As a centre of evidence-based expertis...

Quebec Drama Federation (QDF)
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The Quebec Drama Federation exists to support English-language theatre companies, artists and their artistic expressions in Quebec

Quebec Writers' Federation (QWF)
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QWF plays a prominent role in the life of the Quebec English-language literary community as an arts presenter and professional and community educator, as well as the representative of Quebec's Engl...

RAW: Natural Born Artists
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RAW: Natural Born Artists is an independent arts organization, for artists, by artists.They are an international community with a mission is to provide independent artists within the first 10 years...

Regroupement des Artistes en Arts Visuels du Quebec (RAAV)
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RAAV's mandate is to: ensure the maintenance of the honor of the artistic profession and the freedom of its exercise; promote the realization of conditions favoring the creation and dissemination o...

Regroupement Quebecois de la Danse
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The Regroupement québécois de la danse (RQD) is a non-profit association, active at the municipal, provincial and federal levels, that represents and defends the interests of over 500 dance profess...

Societe Musique Contemporaine du Quebec (SMCQ)
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An organization with multiple programs towards to promoting contemporary music from both this country and abroad.

South Asian Visual Arts Centre (SAVAC)
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For over two decades, SAVAC has increased the visibility of culturally diverse artists by curating and exhibiting their work, providing mentorship, and facilitating professional development.

Visual Arts Ontario (VAO)
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Membership driven, non-profit arts service organization that addresses the interests of artists of all career levels, as well as arts organizations and the art-interested public.

The Visual Researchers' Society of Canada (VRSC)
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VRSC exists to promote excellence in the field of visual research in all media.

Union des ecrivaines et des ecrivains quebecois (UNEQ)
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The Union of writers and Quebec writers (UNEQ) works to promote and diffusion of Quebec literature, Quebec, in Canada and abroad, as well as the defense of the socioeconomic rights of writers.

University of the Streets Café
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University of the Streets Café from Concordia University organizes bilingual, public conversations in cafés and community spaces across Montreal.

Le Vivier
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The Montreal Film Group’s mission is to bring together like-minded film and TV industry folks who are eager to be part of a thriving - and growing - community.

Voluntary Gateway
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Helping voluntary organizations in Canada build stronger, healthier and more vibrant communities by making it easier to communicate, network and share information online.

Women’s Art Society of Montreal
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Founded in 1894 and incorporated in 1968, the Women's Art Society of Montreal has played an important role in fostering awareness and understanding of the arts among the general public of the city....

The Writers Union of Canada (TWUC)
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The Writers’ Union of Canada is the national organization of professional writers of books. The Union was founded to work with governments, publishers, booksellers, and readers to improve the condi...


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