04 Mar

National Safety Program Launch


Canadian Live Music Association has partnered with London-based Anova (working to create a future without violence in London and Middlesex County Over the Bridge (connecting members of the music industry to mental health and addiction recovery, education, training, and long-term support services) and JUNOS London to launch its new initiative RAISING THE BAR (RTB) in London, Ontario on March 4, 2019.

RTB is a program designed to deliver training and education to ensure safer spaces, harm reduction and event safety in Canada’s live music industry.

The London event, programmed to precede JUNO week, has been made available to clubs (including JUNOfest venues), promoters, arenas, festivals, theatres and others at no cost will focus on:

Bystander intervention training:

– Identifying what sexual violence and harassment looks and sounds like
– Gaining concrete skills on how to safely intervene when witnessing sexual violence and harassment through 5 specific methods

Naloxone training:

– Introduction and the distribution of opioid overdose prevention education, instructions, and kits
– The signs to look for and how to use a kit

Training will be followed by a networking reception.

Space is limited; please ensure that you are registered to attend.



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