Alert : significant P2 processing backlog

As they received a huge flow of P2 files, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is experiencing a significant processing backlog which is also causing Canadian Federation of musicians (CFM) office a backlog.

Jean-Carignan Fund : Coup de chaleur at Domaine Forget !

Volunteers for the Jean-Carignan Fund will be at the Domaine Forget in St-Irénée (Charlevoix) on Sunday July 19 in order to collect some donations for the Jean-Carignan Fund. Pierre Marcotte, President of the Fondation des artistes, will be the spokerperson for this fundraising activity. 

Participez à une étude sur la cognition des musiciens !

La cognition des musiciens! Pianistes non joueurs de jeux-vidéo recherchés

L’étude vise à mieux comprendre la cognition des musiciens et consiste à faire une session de tâches à l’ordinateur (≈ 2h30 min.). L’étude a lieu à l’Université de Montréal (station Édouard Mont-Petit). Une compensation financière de 25$ est offerte aux participants.

Time delay for P2 processing / Vermont Service Center

The Vermont Service Center informed the Canadian Federation of Musicians (CFM) that they are approximately 26 days behind in processing petitions, which would technically mean that office is processing petitions received April 30th and earlier.  However, on the bright side, our files currently being approved were filed later than April 30th; our pending files were submitted in and around mid-May and later.  (…)

Music Promotion Fund : apply before September 10

Open to individuals and organizations, grants of the Music Promotion Fund aimed to support and encourage initiatives that contribute to the artistic development of Quebec musicians.

Send your application before September 10, 2015