TORONTO, ON – An industry-wide bilingual event, co-hosted by the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC), the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) and l’Association des Réalisateurs et Réalisatrices du Québec (ARRQ), have invited representatives from federal parties to participate in an interview-style Town Hall discussing each party’s plan and approach to the future of the Canadian screen industry.
TORONTO, ON – ACTRA performers are calling on Canada’s Senate to adopt legislation to amend Canada’s Broadcasting Act now that Bill C-10 has been passed in the House of Commons.
TORONTO, ON — Eleanor Noble has been elected by ACTRA’s National Council to a two-year term as National President. Eleanor replaces David Sparrow, who stepped down as National President after serving in this role for four years.
TORONTO, ON – ACTRA National President David Sparrow along with a group of some of Canada’s best-known performers and creators are calling on the federal government to move forward and pass legislation to amend the Broadcasting Act.
The tragic and devastating news about the recent discovery of the mass burial site near the Kamloops Indian Residential School containing the bodies of 215 children serves as a heartbreaking reminder and reconfirms how crucial it is for everyone to continue the journey towards truth and reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous Peoples.
TORONTO, ON – Trevor Hampden has been appointed Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, ACTRA National. He will support ACTRA’s objectives to improve the working lives of Canadian professional performers and oversee strategies to ensure more diverse representation on all of our screens.