Tweet your Candidates!

We asked, you responded. Thanks to our Members who took the time to share some industry-related questions about the issues that are important to performers and our industry ahead of the federal election on Monday, September, 20.

This will be an important election for Canada’s screen-based industry.

Ahead of election day, you can ask a question on Twitter of the 2021 federal candidates (with Twitter accounts) in your riding by following these three easy steps:

  1. Input your personal information (First Name, Last Name, E-mail Address and Postal Code) into the form fields.
  2. The candidates (who have Twitter accounts) in your riding will be listed on screen. Check the candidate(s) you wish to tweet (check all to tweet to everyone or check one at a time to tweet individually).
  3. The tweet below will automatically appear in the “Tweet a Mighty Tweet!” field. You can share this tweet, change it with one of the questions below or create your own. When you’re ready, click the Tweet button and a new window will open with your question in a tweet from your personal Twitter account with the candidate(s) you checked automatically included!

.[@candidate] What is your plan to support Canadian content and ensure Canadian talent is broadcast in Canada? @actranational #KeepCanadaOnOurScreens

Other possible questions you may ask:

  • What will you do to create more jobs for Canadians telling Canadian stories in the arts and culture industries?
  • What is your vision for the CBC/Radio-Canada in terms of its funding and its mandate?
  • What are your party’s plans to help support the Canadians who work in the arts as we recover from the pandemic?
  • What are your plans to create a more secure economic future for artists?
  • Would you extend employment insurance coverage to include self-employed workers like many working in the arts and culture sector?
  • What is your party’s position on creating a more inclusive society in Canada?
  • What steps will you take to ensure a new Copyright Act better protects copyright as well as Canadian creators, and increases revenues for rights holders?