TORONTO, ON — ACTRA applauds the federal government for including strong financial supports for Canada’s screen-based production industry in today’s Federal Budget announcement. Specifically, increased investments in the Canada Media Fund (CMF), Telefilm Canada, Indigenous Screen Office, National Film Board (NFB) and CBC/Radio-Canada.
TORONTO, ON — ACTRA National President David Sparrow and National Executive Director Marie Kelly represented Canadian performers today before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to sound the alarm about a proposal in Bill C-10 that could significantly reduce the requirement to use Canadian creativity and talent.
TORONTO, ON — Canadian performers have ratified the terms of settlement reached between ACTRA and Game On Creative, Inc. with respect to the agreement covering performers engaged in video game production in Canada. The new agreement includes a three per cent increase to all rates in each year of the three-year Agreement and is retroactively in effect from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2023.
Toronto, ON — Canadian performers are shining a spotlight on ACTRA member Andrea Menard by naming her this year’s ACTRA National Woman of the Year.
TORONTO, ON — ACTRA would like to thank the federal government for listening to the thousands of Canadian performers who called on their Members of Parliament to stop the unjust clawback of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).
TORONTO, ON — Michael Murray will be joining ACTRA National as the new Director of ACTRA Performers’ Rights Society, effective February 16, 2021.