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ACTRA names Amanda Tapping 2015 Woman of the Year
March 4th, 2015 - ACTRA is shining the spotlight on Amanda Tapping, ACTRA National’s 2015 Woman of the Year. Honour bestowed in celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8.
ACTRA launches four new National Diversity Committee advocacy videos
February 24th, 2015 - ACTRA is pleased to launch four new National Diversity Committee advocacy videos, created by ACTRA members who were winners of the ACTRA National short film competition.
UBCP/ACTRA Secures New British Columbia Master Production Agreement
February 17th, 2015 - UBCP/ACTRA today announced they have reached tentative terms for renewal of the British Columbia Master Production Agreement (BCMPA). Upon ratification of the tentative settlement performers will receive a rate increase of 6% over the three year term of the agreement.
Canadian Performers present Jason Priestley with the 2015 ACTRA National Award of Excellence in LA
January 31st, 2015 - Toronto – Canadian performers are honouring Jason Priestley with the 2015 ACTRA National Award of Excellence on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The Award recognizes an ACTRA member’s career achievements and contribution to fellow performers and the Canadian entertainment industry. “Canadian actors unite in their praise of Jason Priestley’s […]
CRTC Maintains Simultaneous Substitution Regime
January 29th, 2015 - Canada’s professional performers commend the CRTC today for protecting the public interest after the Commission limited its changes to the simultaneous substitution regime to banning the practice during the Super Bowl, beginning in 2017.
ACTRA Welcomes NDP Announced Commitment to Support CBC’s Future
January 22nd, 2015 - ACTRA welcomes and supports the NDP’s plan to increase financial support and strengthen governance at the CBC.
Jason Priestley to receive 2015 ACTRA National Award of Excellence
January 8th, 2015 - ACTRA is honouring Jason Priestley with the 2015 ACTRA National Award of Excellence on Saturday, January 31, 2015 in recognition of his contribution to Canada’s film and television industry.
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.
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