September 30th is the inaugural National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Created in response to the Commemoration Call to Action 80 from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 2015 report, this day marks an important step in the reconciliation process with Indigenous Peoples of Canada. It is a day to honour the survivors, their families and communities and it’s a solemn reminder of the lives lost at residential schools.
TORONTO, ON – ACTRA’s 27,000 members working across Canada’s film, television and digital media industry stand in solidarity with IATSE in their fight for a fair deal in the United States with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
TORONTO, ON – ACTRA National President Eleanor Noble issued the following statement in support of the workers trapped underground at Vale’s Totten Mine in Sudbury, Ontario.
Please be advised that the short film, Impulse, produced by Sean Kuzyk and John Galen Wilson, is not signatory to any UBCP/ACTRA agreement and it is therefore a non-union production. UBCP/ACTRA’s By-laws and Constitution prohibit union members from auditioning for, or working on, any non-union production in recorded media.
TORONTO, ON – ACTRA congratulates Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party, as well as the newly elected Members of Parliament, on forming the next Government of Canada.