The Canadian Association of Stand-up Comedians
was formed in 2017 to represent the first-ever unified voice for comedians in Canada.

CASC Mission

To build a thriving and dynamic comedy industry in Canada,

CASC will engage aspiring and established professional Canadian comedians through advocacy, career opportunity, support for programming, as well as professional development and industry education. CASC will strive to enrich and further Canada’s professional comedy industry domestically and abroad.

October 13, 2020

CASC Invited to Cultural Human Resources Council’s Cross-Sectoral Recovery Roundtable

The Cultural Human Resources Council has launched the Cross-Sectoral Recovery Roundtable (CSRR) project, and CASC will participate in the Roundtables in October and November! To represent […]
October 2, 2020

Events during COVID-19

We know you are fed up, tired and ready for this pandemic to be over. But it is not. Covid-19 is not over. It is the […]
September 9, 2020
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U.S. VISA UPDATE: Fee Increases + Travel Restrictions

Effective October 2, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is raising the filing fees for most visa petitions and applications, which will increase the burden for […]
August 31, 2020

2020 Membership Renewal

The Canadian Association of Stand-up comedians works year-round to build a thriving and dynamic industry for stand-up, sketch and improv comedians, and independent comedy producers. Our […]
July 13, 2020

Ontario’s Comedy Content Creators Survey

The Foundation for Canadian Comedy (CANCOM), in partnership with Nordicity, is conducting research to develop a profile of comedy performers in Ontario. This survey is part […]
June 22, 2020


Get Comedy Recognized As An Art Form Comedy is still not recognized as an art form in Canada. Crazy right? Now more than ever, comedians must […]

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