Cultural Human Resources Council


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How To Join

Join the Cultural Human Resources Council and ensure your voice is heard on HR issues of importance to you. Your membership will assist CHRC in supporting its mandate to "initiate, coordinate and promote human resources planning, management, development and training in the cultural sector".

CHRC plays an invaluable role in the development of leading-edge HR reference material and tools. Its members have the advantage of accessing current and unique resources relevant to their needs.

To become a member, fill out and submit the membership form.

Benefits to Members

  Organisation Plus
  $100 to $300?
General benefits
25% discount on products Yes Yes Yes
25% discount on job postings ? Yes Yes No
e-Newsletter Yes Yes Yes
Voting privilege ? Yes Yes Yes
50% discount on product licenses (Organisation Plus get 1 free license) ? Yes Yes No
Affiliate membership for your members ? Yes No No
Recognition on CHRC web site featuring a brief write up and your organisation's logo. Yes No No
Electronic documents
The Art of Managing Your Career (AMYC) ?
+ 1 Discipline enhancement?
Yes Yes Yes
Revised HR Management Toolkit at 50% discount ? Yes Yes No
Careers in Culture – (6 digital booklets) ? Yes Yes Yes
Careers in Culture – Teacher’s Activities Kit Yes Yes No
Competency Charts and Profiles (24) ? Yes Yes Yes
Training Gaps Analyses (22) ? Yes Yes Yes

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Organisation Members

CHRC is proud of the diversity of its organisation members - they come from all over Canada and every cultural sub-sector, demonstrating the depth and reach of the Council in addressing human resource issues. Look at the list below of CHRC's organisation members by sub-sector yourself.

CHRC is proud of the diversity of its organisation members - they come from all over Canada and every cultural sub-sector, demonstrating the depth and reach of the Council in addressing human resource issues. Look below for a list of CHRC's Organisation Plus members.

Organisation Plus Members

ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is the union of more than 21,000 professional performers working in English-language recorded media in Canada including TV, film, radio and digital media. Its principal role is to negotiate, administer and enforce collective agreements to provide performers with equitable compensation as well as safe and reasonable working conditions.

The B.C. Alliance for Arts & Culture represents over 350 member organizations and individuals from across the artistic disciplines. Their services include advocacy, representation, networking and access to affordable and relevant professional development opportunities.

The Association Acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du N.B. (AAAPNB) is an Acadian arts service organization for professional artists. The mission of the association is to protect the rights and represent the interests of artists, and to promote the recognition of their contributions to society.

The Association of Canadian Publishers (ACP) represents approximately 135 Canadian-owned and controlled book publishers from across the country. It assists Canadian-owned publishers in promoting the excellence of Canadian books, in bringing more Canadian books to more readers in Canada, and in expanding Canadian-owned publishers' domestic and international market share.

The Canadian Federation of Musicians negotiates fair agreements for Canadian members, works diligently to protect ownership of recorded music, secure benefits such as health care and pension for our membership, and actively lobby legislators on Copyright reform and other matters of interest to professional musicians living and working in Canada.

CBC is Canada's national public broadcaster and one of this country's largest cultural institutions. Through the delivery of a comprehensive range of radio, television, Internet, and satellite-based services, CBC is available how, where, and when Canadians want it.

The Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology (CITT) is a national arts service organisation that actively promotes the professional development of its members and works for the betterment of the Canadian live performance community.

The Canadian Music Publishers Association is a membership-based organization, founded in 1949, that ensures the views of music publishers working in Canada are heard. It is our mission to create business opportunities for our members and to promote their interests and those of their song writing partners through advocacy, communication, and education.

The BC Producers' Branch of the CMPA is a non-profit trade organization that works on behalf of over 75 British Columbia companies engaged in the production and distribution of television, feature film, and digital media content.

Compétence Culture is the organisation that gathers associations and groups from the cultural sector in Québec whose mission is to contribute to the elaboration and the implementation of strategies dedicated to the recognition of professionalism and the development of human resources in the sector.

The Cultural Human Resources Council of New Brunswick (CulturePlus) is a not-for-profit, bilingual organization committed to ensuring the vitality of New Brunswick's cultural sector workforce through life-long career development and training.

The Editors Canada is a not-for-profit organization that promotes professional editing as key in producing effective communication.

The Edmonton Arts Council is a not-for-profit organization that supports and promotes the arts community in Edmonton.

FACTOR is dedicated to providing assistance toward the growth and development of the Canadian independent recording industry. The foundation administers contributions from sponsoring radio broadcasters as well as two components of the Department of Canadian Heritage's Canada Music Fund to support the Canadian music industry.

MMF Canada is the collective voice for Canadian music managers and self-managed artists. A non-profit trade association, one of many such associations around the world, MMF Canada offers education, networking and advocacy on behalf of their members, their members' artists, and the wider Canadian music community.

The Fédération culturelle canadienne-française (FCCF) is a not-for-profit organisation, based in Ottawa, whose mission is to promote the artistic and cultural expression of francophone and Acadian communities.

Ontario Presents is a member-based, not-for-profit arts service organization that works to support the arts presenting sector in Ontario.

PACT is a member-driven organization that serves as the collective voice of professional Canadian theatres. It provides leadership, national representation and a variety of programs and practical assistance to member companies, enabling members to do their own creative work.

RIDEAU is a national association of presenters. Rideau’s mission is to structure, document and promote the presentation of live performing arts.

SaskCulture Inc. is a community-based, volunteer-driven organization, which works with its membership and other community partners to build a culturally vibrant province, where all citizens celebrate, value and participate in a rich, cultural life.