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Canadian performers’ unions sign reciprocal agreement
December 8th, 2014 - ACTRA and Equity announced today the signing of a modernized Reciprocal Agreement between the two unions.
Spirit Synott winner of the Carol McGregor CLC Award for Disability Rights Activism
December 3rd, 2014 - ACTRA member Spirit Synott is the recipient of the 2014 Carol McGregor CLC Award for Disability Rights Activism.
Canadian Performers Urge MPs To Put Culture On The Agenda
November 26th, 2014 - Canadian performers from ACTRA are urging the federal government to make support for our $85 billion cultural industries a key issue in the upcoming federal election.
Winners selected for ACTRA’s Diversity Committee Short Film Competition
October 17th, 2014 - ACTRA National’s Diversity Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the short film competition.
ACTRA’s John Drainie to be presented to Mack Furlong
September 25th, 2014 - ACTRA is pleased to announce that Mack Furlong is the recipient of ACTRA’s 2014 John Drainie Award. The award will be presented at a reception in St. John’s on October 15.
ACTRA calls for Canadian content to be the centerpiece of the Canadian broadcasting system
September 16th, 2014 - Gatineau – The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists is calling on the CRTC to protect and maintain a strong and vibrant Canadian production industry. ACTRA, the English language Canadian screen actors union, presented today at the CRTC’s “Let’s Talk TV” hearings.
Nanos survey finds Canadians skeptical about CRTC TV proposals
September 5th, 2014 - On the eve of a CRTC hearing that could result in the gutting of Canada’s TV rules, a new Nanos survey released this morning finds the sweeping changes up for consideration next week are on shaky ground with Canadians.
Canadian Performers Ratify Commercials Pact
August 25th, 2014 - For Immediate Release ACTRA membership votes “yes” to new 3-year agreement TORONTO – ACTRA’s professional performers have ratified the National Commercial Agreement (NCA) by 98.5%. The NCA, negotiated between ACTRA and the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) and the Institute of Communication Agencies (ICA), is the industry standard collective agreement that governs performers in English-language […]
ACTRA and Canadian Ad industry reach tentative settlement
July 28th, 2014 - For Immediate Release ACTRA has reached terms of settlement with the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) and the Institute of Communication Agencies (ICA) to renew the National Commercial Agreement (NCA). The parties to the NCA reached an accord early Saturday morning after 17 days of tough bargaining and the assistance of mediator, Reg Pearson, Assistant […]
National Day of Mourning
April 28th, 2014 - Today we remember Canadian workers who have been killed or injured on the job. As ACTRA performers, we know that sets can be dangerous workplaces. We will continue to work to ensure that all performers – and particularly those most at risk such as stunt performers and children – are given the protection they need to do their jobs in a safe environment.
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