AFBS [Actra Fraternal Benefit Society]
Canada’s only national investment and insurance provider owned by Canadian performers and screenwriters has been supporting their health and wealth since 1975.

The lifeline for Canada’s entertainment industry. Through compassionate and confidential support, it helps Canadian entertainment professionals maintain their health, dignity and ability to work.


ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists)
The national union of over 27,000 professional performers working in English-language recorded media in Canada, including TV, film, radio and digital media. The Canadian Artists Networkalso works with ACTRA Toronto’s Act Your Age Committee. 

Artists in Canada 
A site containing artists, art galleries, and art resources in Canada. Featuring artists who work in oil, acrylic, water colour and drawing to digital photography, clay, ceramic, stone carving, printmaking, sculpture, jewellery and more. 


BC Alliance for Arts & Culture 
The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is a nonprofit provincial organization that works to advocate, inform, connect and serve BC’s Creative Community.


BC Culture Days

BC Culture Days
Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. Culture Days programs invite the public to get hands-on and behind-the-scenes to highlight the importance of arts and culture in our communities. The Culture Days organization supports a Canada-wide network of arts, culture, and heritage organizers to facilitate free public events in their communities every year during the Culture Days weekend.


CAEA [Canadian Actor’s Equity Association]
The voice of professional artists engaging in live performance in English Canada. We are a national association representing almost 6,000 artists working in theatre, opera and dance from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Equity’s membership includes performers, directors, choreographers, fight directors and stage managers. The Canadian Artists Network was featured in the Spring-Summer 2019 edition of EQ 

CARFAC [Canadian Artists’ Representation]
The national voice of Canada’s professional visual artists, promoting the visual arts in Canada; a socio-economic climate that is conducive to the production of visual arts in Canada; and conducts research and engages in public education for these purposes. 


The Cayle Chernin Awards
Named after the Canadian actress who first came to prominence in the iconic Canadian film Goin’ Down the Road, this annual award helps to give a voice to passionate women in the performing arts who continue to explore avenues to tell their stories. CAN provides a mentor to each of the winners, along with expenses for the mentees. As Award Chair Dwight McFee says, “the Canadian Artists Network is a gift we appreciate very much. CAN gives the Award focus and achievability. Thanks again and again.”

The Unison Fund
Unison was formed in 2010 with one simple but important goal in mind: to ensure that the people who make up the Canadian music business never face times of crisis alone. Created by the industry, for the industry, we deliver life-saving emergency financial services and professional counselling that offer much-needed hope to those in need.