Federal Election 2021

ACTRA is campaigning to Keep Canada on our Screens and we need your help. Our $12.2 billion film and television industry makes a significant contribution to Canada's economy. It's more important than ever all levels of Canadian government understand, recognize and support our industry. This election website has all you need to know so you can play an active role in guiding the direction of our country for the next four years.

President's Message

Labour Day celebrates the achievements of workers with its origins in the labour union movement. As union members, we can honour those who came before us by voting in the snap federal election taking place on Monday, September 20. This is our opportunity to have a say in Ottawa regarding our industry over the next four years.

What Matters Most?

ACTRA puts issues affecting Canadian performers front and centre during election season so our members can make an informed decision before they cast their votes. Let's Keep Canada on our Screens by putting Canadian stories and talent at the heart of our next government's cultural policy. Download backgrounders and other campaign resources that shine a spotlight on the key cultural issues at stake.

Arts & Culture Commitments

Find out where each of the main parties stand on issues affecting Canadian film, television and digital media industry workers plus information on upcoming debates.

Get Out and Vote!

Find out what you need to know before voting on Monday, September 20 or how to vote if you can't cast your ballot in person on election day.

What's Your Line?

Tweet a mighty tweet to candidates in your riding with a question about how they will support Canada's screen industry and Canadian talent.