The 27th annual CAPACOA Conference takes place in Halifax, NS from January 21 to 24, 2015. Celebrating The Culture of Convergence, the event features keynote speaker Richard Evans and an intimate 'Artist Voice' interview with Natalie MacMaster. 

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Arts Day on the Hill 2014: A Real Success

October 22, 2014 – More than 100 art supporters responded to the invitation of the Canadian Arts Coalition and participated in the fifth edition of Arts Day on the Hill. They gathered in Ottawa yesterday to participate in 97 scheduled meetings with Members of Parliament, senators and senior officials to discuss the key role arts investment play in the economic and social health of Canada.   Read more

Highlights from the 2014 AGM

October 8, 2014 - CAPACOA held its Annual General Meeting via web conferencing today. Four new members were elected to the Board of Directors and Erin Benjamin presented her ultimate Executive Director report.   Read more

Erin Benjamin Moves On

October 7, 2014 - CAPACOA Board, members and staff were sadened to learn that Executive Director Erin Benjamin will soon be leaving the organization to take on new functions with Music Canada Live, a new organization in its formative stages.   Read more


CAPACOA unites the Canadian performing arts presenting and touring sector, representing more than 150 presenting networks, presenters, agents and other stakeholders.

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