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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.
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.
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