General information about Copyright and specific information for visual artists.
Harmonized Sales Tax
Information regarding the introduction of the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) in Ontario and BC and its impact on artists.
Artist Relief Fund
CANVAS Artist Relief Fund
This fund provides Ontario visual artists with assistance for the relief of poverty, and provides short-term financial aid for rent, mortgage payments, utility bills, food, dental and medical care, and prescription medicines.
Frequently Asked Questions
Working, Exhibiting & Studying Abroad
Information regarding where to start, how to find opportunities, applying for international grants. and more.
Small Claims Court
Information regarding when is appropriate to seek legal action and how to go about it.
Tips & Guidelines
Guidelines for Organizing Art Commission Competitions
A comprehensive guideline for private institutions wishing to acquire art for public display.
Guidelines for Professional Standards in the Organization of Fundraising Events
Information for arts organizations planning to sell artwork at fundraising events, and artists planning on participating in fundraisers.
* Please note that this information is currently being revised.
Top 12 Tips for Price Setting
Information of setting prices in wide variety of situations.
DOs & DON'Ts of Electronic Sharing
Suggested guidelines for electronic files and online submissions.
Certificate of Canadian Origin
Download the certificate and learn how to get it processed.
Artist Run Centres & Collectives