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.
TORONTO, ON – With a revised Charter statement and testimony from Heritage Minister Guilbeault and Justice Deputy Minister Drouin now complete and an expert panel imminent, Canadian Heritage Committee members must commit to resuming its clause-by-clause review of Bill C-10 immediately so we can get this much-needed legislation passed.