TORONTO, ON (June 4, 2019) — David Sparrow has been re-elected by ACTRA’s National Council to serve a second two-year term as National President. “I am honoured my fellow ACTRA members have the confidence to allow me to continue my work as president of our powerful union,” said Sparrow. “We are a…

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Dedicated helpline created to support members when reporting incidents of harassment Toronto, ON (May 31, 2019) — On June 1, ACTRA and the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) are jointly launching HAVEN (Harassment and Violence Emergency Network) Helpline, a bilingual critical incident reporting line available to ACTRA and DGC members across…

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Toronto, ON (May 1, 2019) — ACTRA production Reel Women Seen won the Best Foreign Short Film at the 2019 Artemis Women in Action Film Festival in Santa Monica, California, which brings the total to five awards received by the ACTRA National Women’s Committee for this short film. “Of the 80 films showcased…

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Toronto, ON (March 20, 2019) — Yesterday’s federal budget announcement was an opportunity to invest further in Canadian recorded media creators, as has been done in recent federal budgets. ACTRA and ACTRA Recording Artists’ Collecting Society (RACS) were pleased to see the $20 million provision over two years for the Canada…

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This year, Canadian performers are shining the spotlight on Newfoundland-based ACTRA member Noreen Golfman by naming her the 2019 ACTRA National Woman of the Year. ACTRA bestows this honour annually on an ACTRA member who excels in both her artistic and advocacy achievements.

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