The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA), the union representing professional performers who make commercials in Canada, has launched a national consumer boycott of union busting brands.
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Canadian performers are shining the spotlight on ACTRA member Ferne Downey by naming her this year’s ACTRA National Woman of the Year.
ACTRA National appoints two new directors to senior management team: Natalie Clancy, Director of Public Affairs and Communications; and Linda Noelle Bush, Director of Performers’ Rights Society and ACTRA Recording Artists’ Collecting Society.
TORONTO, ON (September 22, 2022) – ACTRA applauds Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez and the Government of Canada for listening to Canadian creators and referring back the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)/Radio Canada licence renewal decision (CRTC 2022-165) to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for reconsideration, via the following Order in Council.
TORONTO, ON (September 15, 2022) – On behalf of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA), Eleanor Noble, National President, and Marie Kelly, National Executive Director, appeared yesterday before the Senate Standing Committee on Transport and Communications to urgently address two issues within Bill C-11 (the Online…
TORONTO, ON – ACTRA announced today that its ACTRA Performers’ Rights Society (PRS) Director, Michael Murray, is leaving the organization on August 19, 2022, to pursue another opportunity.