December 11, 2023 Dear Alex, I am writing to share that ACTRA members across Canada are sending solidarity to our siblings of the Writers Guild of Canada, as you enter your final two days of scheduled bargaining with the CMPA.  ACTRA members believe that writers are an integral part of…

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YOU’RE MY HERO is a seven part, fifteen minute series on CBC Gem created by and starring Sean Towgood, who plays the lead character, Ian. Ian, a blunt unfiltered 20-something with cerebral palsy, navigates the social pressures of life in an unforgiving world not designed for wheels. The show’s budget…

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We are concerned that misinformation being shared on social media could interfere with our ability to negotiate an end to the lockout and caution members to only rely on information that comes directly from ACTRA. As noted on Wednesday April 26, ACTRA will resume in-person negotiations with the ACA…

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TORONTO, ON (September 22, 2022) – ACTRA applauds Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez and the Government of Canada for listening to Canadian creators and referring back the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)/Radio Canada licence renewal decision (CRTC 2022-165) to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for reconsideration, via the following…

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For more than 60 years, ACTRA performers have made commercials through a collective agreement called the National Commercial Agreement (NCA). It’s a gold standard for gig workers, providing higher rates, retirement contributions, and a multi-employer benefit plan. ACTRA wasn’t the only member of the NCA. Some ad agencies (the ICA)…

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ACTRA continues our efforts to have the industry recognize, acknowledge and eradicate the unequal provision of hair and makeup services to Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) performers on many of our sets. If you would like to receive E-mail updates from ACTRA National about these efforts, please sign-up…

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