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Watch as ACTRA’s Boycott of Union Busting Brands gains more support as performers continue picketing outside H&R Block, telling consumers to take their business elsewhere. As we near the one year mark of this shameful lockout, unionized workers across Canada are supporting the boycott which also includes Rogers, Wendy’s, Canadian Tire, Home Hardware and Sleep Country. Join the boycott HERE

The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) congratulates SAG-AFTRA for reaching a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) after a 118-day long strike.
ACTRA members, The following is an update from the AFC to members in their October Newsletter: October 2023 We're putting a temporary pause on accepting new applications for our Emergency Financial Aid Program.
Check out the facts and see why ACTRA members are so disappointed with proposed concessions and rate cuts of up to 59% from the ICA. Their proposed loopholes and discounts undermine unionized performers and gut the National Commercial Agreement.