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Standing Committee on International Trade: Trans-Pacific Partnership Submission
January 27, 2017  – ACTRA submission to the Standing Committee on International Trade recommending it reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement because it will restrict Canada’s right to implement the full range of cultural policies Canadians need.

Department of Canadian Heritage: Consultations on Canadian Content in a Digital World
November 25, 2016 – ACTRA’s recommendations regarding progressive policies needed in this digital age.

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2016)

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: Review of the Canadian feature film industry
May 6, 2015 – Ottawa; Sarah Gadon (Actor, ACTRA Member) & Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Department of Finance: GST/HST taxation on e-commerce sales to Canadians by foreign-based vendors
June 10, 2014 – ACTRA’s reply to Department of Finance’s invitation in its 2014 budget for comment on whether the government should require foreign-based vendors to register with the Canada Revenue Agency and to charge the Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) when they make e-commerce sales to residents of Canada.

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2014)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2013)

Legislative Committee: Bill C-11
March 7, 2012 – Bill C-11: the Copyright Modernization Act (Ottawa); Ferne Downey (Actor, President of ACTRA National & Recording Artists Collecting Society) appears before the Parliamentary committee to review this bill

Legislative Committee: Bill C-32
February 8th, 2011 – Bill C-32: an Act to amend the Copyright Act (Ottawa); Ferne Downey (Actor, ACTRA National President) & Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2011)

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage:  “Study on the impacts of private television ownership changes and the move towards more viewing platforms”
December 7th, 2010 – Ferne Downey (Actor, ACTRA National President) & Joanne Deer (ACTRA National Director of Public Policy and Communications)

Government of Canada: “Telecommunications and Broadcasting: Keep it Canadian”
July 29, 2010 – Joint written submission by ACTRA & AFM as part of the government of Canada’s Consultation on Foreign Investment in Telecommunications

Government of Canada: “Canadian Content: Creating the Digital Economy”
July 10, 2010 – Joint written submission by ACTRA & AFM as part of the government of Canada’s Consultation on Canada’s Digital Economy

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: “Emerging and digital media: opportunities and challenges”
May 31, 2010 – submission regarding the Heritage Committee’s study on the “Emerging and digital media: opportunities and challenges;” Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: “Emerging and Digital Media: Opportunities and Challenges”
April 27th, 2010 – Ottawa; Tyrone Benskin (Actor, ACTRA National Vice-President) & Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology: “Canada’s Foreign Ownership Rules and Regulations in the Telecommunications Sector”
April 26, 2010 – submission regarding Industry Committee’s study on “Canada’s Foreign Ownership Rules and Regulations in the Telecommunications Sector” by Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology: Foreign ownership
April 1st, 2010 – Ottawa; Ferne Downey (Actor, ACTRA National President) & Stephen Waddell, (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2010)

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: “Evolution of the Television Industry in Canada and its Impact on Local Communities”
May 13, 2009 – submission regarding the Heritage Committee’s study on the “Evolution of the Television Industry in Canada and its Impact on Local Communities;” Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Development, and the Status of Persons with Disabilities: Bill C-56
November 24th, 2009 – Bill C-56: an Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (Ottawa); Ferne Downey (Actor, ACTRA National President) & Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Competition Policy Review Panel: “Sharpening Canada’s Competitive Edge”
January 11, 2008 – Joint written response by ACTRA & WGC on the panel’s consultation paper, “Sharpening Canada’s Competitive Edge”

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2008)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2007)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2006)

Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: “Feature Film Policy Review Consultations”
February 18, 2005 – Written submission by Stephen Waddell (ACTRA National Executive Director)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2005)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2004)

Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-Budget Submission (2003)

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