Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: Bill C-10 (March 22, 2021)
ACTRA appeared before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to share our thoughts as part of the Committee’s study of Bill C-10.
An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act (Bill C-10)
ACTRA has identified four areas of concern in the proposed legislative changes and has drafted proposed solutions to address them.
Broadcasting Telecommunications Legislative Review External Panel (January 11, 2019)
ACTRA’s submission to the Panel includes recommendations on issues related both to the legislative framework as well as policies and programs dealing specifically with the theme of supporting creation, production and discoverability of Canadian content.
Standing Committee on Finance: 2021 Pre-Budget Submission (August 5, 2020)
House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance’s call for comments on the 2021 Federal Budget.
Canadian Heritage and Innovation, Science and Industry (May 31, 2021)
ACTRA’s submission to Canadian Heritage and Innovation, Science and Industry regarding their joint Consultation on a Modern Copyright Framework for Online Intermediaries.
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology: Copyright Act (December 7, 2018)
ACTRA submitted its recommendations in response to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology’s current statutory review of the Copyright Act and asks the Act be amended to reflect the new economic reality in which artists operate.
Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage: Artist Remuneration and the Copyright Act (December 2018)
ACTRA's submission to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage outlining our position on remuneration models and the opportunities for new access points for artists and creative industries in the context of copyright.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada: Order Issuing a Direction to the CRTC (March 29, 2019)
ACTRA’s submission to Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada regarding an Order Issuing a Direction to the CRTC regarding the implementation of Canadian Telecommunications Policy Objectives to Promote Competition, Affordability, Consumer Interests and Innovation.
Global Affairs Canada: Accession of new economies to the CPTPP (August 23, 2019)
Global Affairs Canada’s public consultation concerning the conditions under which new economies may become Party to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Global Affairs Canada: World Trade Organization negotiations on E-Commerce (April 25, 2019)
Global Affairs Canada’s public consultation concerning Canada’s position in the World Trade Organization negotiations on E-Commerce.
Global Affairs Canada: North American Free Trade Agreement Submission (July 18, 2017)
ACTRA’s submission to Global Affairs Canada asking that cultural policy-making remain a priority in the renegotiation of NAFTA.
Prime Minister of Canada: COVID-19 vaccinations (June 21, 2021)
ACTRA's letter to the prime minister urging the federal government to develop international standards and co-ordination on a registry of acceptable COVID-19 vaccines.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation – CRTC 2019-379 (February 25, 2021)
ACTRA's submission in response to questions asked by the Commission and related issues that arose during the public hearing phase of the process.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation – CRTC 2020-336 (October 16, 2020)
ACTRA's submission in response to the Canadian Association of Broadcasters' request for regulatory relief for Canadian broadcasters in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation – CRTC 2019-379 (July 13, 2020)
ACTRA's submission in response to the CBC's filing of additional financial information on CBC/SRC’s digital activities.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation – CRTC 2019-379 (February 20, 2020)
ACTRA’s submission in response to the call for comments concerning the renewal of the licences of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada. In its submission, ACTRA stated its wish to appear at the public hearings to present its views and address matters raised by other intervenors.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation – CRTC 2019-91 (July 5, 2019)
Call for comments concerning the Commission’s policy on Canadian programming expenditure (CPE) requirements.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation – CRTC 2019-90 (May 14, 2019)
Call for comments concerning a new annual digital media survey.
Broadcasting Notice of Consultation – CRTC 2018-488 (March 5, 2019)
ACTRA’s submission regarding the call for comments concerning the Production Reports that are to be completed annually by large English- and French-language ownership groups. The new report would replace the Programs of National Interest Report. It would include information related to programs of national interest but would be expanded to comprise all Canadian programming expenditure categories, except news and sports programming.