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About PAL Ottawa

We reward the artists who delight us with our applause, and often assume that success in the arts brings financial security. But very few members of the performing arts community arrive at the end of their career with an adequate pension and other resources. That’s why we created PAL Ottawa: to provide affordable housing and a support system to artists in need.

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News & Upcoming Events

PAL3 • A Cube Gallery Soirée

Thursday September 29th  • Save the date!

Join us at Cube Gallery for a lively evening of performance and refreshments with members and supporters of our region’s arts sector.

Tickets will go on sale by the end of August, and all proceeds will go to PAL Ottawa, helping us to support seniors in the arts sector – so they can continue to live, create and inspire.Stay tuned for details.

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Another Reason Why You Should Become a PAL Ottawa Member 

PAL Ottawa is pleased to announce that it has formed a partnership with The Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC). For PAL Ottawa members, GCTC will be offering a special ticket discount that helps make theatre accessible for the many members of the artistic community. PAL Ottawa members can purchase a discounted ticket for $20 simply by using their PAL membership card in person or over the phone. Tickets are valid for any performance part of GCTC’s 2016-17 season.

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PAL Ottawa’s SUPPORTING CAST is a team of volunteers trained to provide assistance to senior and disabled artists to help them retain their independence and continue to live in their own homes. Since the inception of Supporting Cast in 2012, we’ve seen an increase in the number of colleagues requesting assistance and would welcome new members on our team to help us meet their needs. read more…


A Splendid Kitchen Party

We held our second ever Kitchen Party on March 6th and it was a splendid success. Led by Jim McNabb, our Events team transformed the hall of Glebe St. James United into a cozy cabaret. Old and new friends across the arts community met up, and everyone revelled in the...

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