2014

Sheri Elwood Awarded TAWC’s Inaugural Nell Shipman Award
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Winners announced for the ACTRA Awards in Toronto 2014 
– ACTRA Toronto press release

The 12th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto nominees 
– ACTRA Toronto press release

2013

Child Performers Closer to Legislative Protection
– ACTRA Toronto press release

ACTRA’s Child Advocates, Tabby and Tova, win Cliff Pilkey Cultural Award
– ACTRA Toronto press release

R.H. Thomson named ACTRA Toronto’s 2014 Award of Excellence recipient
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Young Emerging Actors Assembly (YEAA) has produced nine new short films to be screened in a collection at the 2013 ReelWorld Film Festival
– ACTRA Toronto/YEAA press release

The Toronto ACTRA Women’s Committee (TAWC) marks International Women’s Day with the launch of a public service video, Get Women Working.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the winners of the 11th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Sue Milling, recently Director of ACTRA Toronto’s IPA Department, has been appointed to take over for Brian Topp as Executive Director.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

ACTRA Toronto’s nominees for the 11th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Canadian performers ratify indpendent production deal: ACTRA members vote “yes” to new 3-year agreement.
– ACTRA press release

The governing council of ACTRA Toronto has elected David Sparrow as the new President for a two-year term.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the appointment of Mimi Wolch as Director of its Independent and Broadcast Production department.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

2012

Canadian performers announce they have reached tentative terms for renewal of their Independent Production Agreement (IPA).
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Canadian actor and activist Shirley Douglas will be presented with ACTRA Toronto’s 2013 Award of Excellence.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Performers and producers support Bill C-427, designed to bring tax fairness to self-employed workers in the cultural sector.
– ACTRA and CMPA press release

ACTRA, the APFTQ and the CMPA have commenced bargaining for a new Independent Production Agreement.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA urges MPs and senators to support a bill to deliver income averaging for artists and calls on the Canadian government to sign and ratify the Beijing Treaty.
– ACTRA press release

CAEA press release

Entertainment sector workers support Peter Tabuns’ private member’s bill confirming “a deal is a deal.”
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Canadian performer Ferne Downey has been elected President of the International Federation of Actors (FIA), she is the first North American to head the global organization.
– ACTRA press release

MPPs mingled with Canadian actors at a Queen’s Park reception marking the start of ACTRA Toronto’s ‘Respect the Artist’ campaign.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

More than 150 performers and actors’ union representatives from 75 countries are in Toronto for the 2012 International Federation of Actors (FIA) World Congress.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA members have ratified terms for agreements with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
– ACTRA press release

Performers from more than 75 countries to descend on Toronto for the 2012 International Federation of Actors (FIA) World Congress.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA Toronto hosts casting “meet and greet” for diverse performers with the Casting Directors Society of Canada and eOne.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA Toronto congratulates U.S. performers’ unions SAG and AFTRA on their merger.
–ACTRA Toronto press release

ACTRA joins performers around the globe in celebrating the conclusion of an international treaty that will help them make a living and protect their image.
– ACTRA press release

FIA press release

ACTRA Awards for Outstanding Performances presented to: Amy Price-Francis, Billy MacLellan and Christopher Plummer with Rick Mercer taking home the Award of Excellence.
–ACTRA Toronto press release

Labatt Canada produced non-union Budweiser commercial for the Superbowl, hiring Canadians without industry-standard pay and protections.
–ACTRA Toronto press release

Check out YEAA members Joe Dinicol and Ben Watson on MuchMusic’s The L.A. Complex.
YEAA press release

Nominees for the 10th Anniversary ACTRA Awards in Toronto are officially announced; impressive snapshot of depth and breadth of Canadian talent.
– ACTRA press release

2011

Rick Mercer will receive ACTRA Toronto’s Award of Excellence in recognition of his accomplishments and advocacy.
– ACTRA press release

Performers glad to see CRTC resist broadcasters’ requests to water down group-licence requirements.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA members voted to ratify terms of settlement for a new Audio Code covering voice work including audiobooks, podcasts and automated phone prompts.
– ACTRA press release

Warning for arts institutions to “stay on their toes” by Finance Minister Jim Flaherty belies Harper government’s assurances of long-term stability for arts organizations.
– ACTRA press release

Canadian performers welcome the government’s budget commitment to long-term, stable funding of the Canada Media Fund.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA members voted to ratify terms of settlement for a new Audio Code covering voice work including audiobooks, podcasts and automated phone prompts.
– ACTRA press release

Canadian performers will be watching closely this week as Canadian broadcasters unveil their fall TV schedules.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA welcomes the CRTC’s fact-finding mission on the impact of online broadcasting on Canada’s entertainment industry.
– ACTRA press release

Arts workers hope new Conservative cabinet will look to Canada’s cultural industry as it builds a digital economy: industry already contributes more than $85 billion to nation’s GDP.
– ACTRA press release

Ferne Downey re-acclaimed for a second two-year term as National President, UBCP/ACTRA President Alvin Sanders steps in as National Vice President and Montreal’s Cary Lawrence joins Executive.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA National President Ferne Downey sworn in as Vice President and Toronto Councillor Eli Goree Downey and as Vice President, Young Workers at the Canadian Labour Congress’s 2011 convention.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA announces that Barbara Budd is the recipient of ACTRA’s 2011 John Drainie Award.
– ACTRA press release

“When we’re talking about culture we’re talking about good jobs,” say performers citing culture’s economic importance.
– ACTRA press release

Canadian actors produce new video promoting workplace accessibility as ACTRA, AEA, AFTRA & SAG launch video highlighting barriers.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA Toronto hosts parents’ information session on keeping kids safe in the entertainment industry.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

ACTRA Toronto at Queen’s Park requesting legislative measures to support artists’ substantial contributions to Ontario economy.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Coalition of creators asserts ISPs’ provision of access to audiovisual content is subject to Canada’s Broadcasting Act.
– joint press release

ACTRA’s National Women’s Committee shines the spotlight on Tantoo Cardinal on International Women’s Day.
– ACTRA press release

CRTC Ddecision on BCE buying CTV puts $140 million into new Canadian programming but less than half will be seen on screen.
– ACTRA press release

Outstanding performances by Sean Cullin, Molly Parker, Tracy Wright and Maury Chaykin recognized with ACTRA Awards.
– ACTRA Toronto press release

Joint statement for strong copyright protection by nearly 90 organizations representing more than 600,000 creators.
– Joint Statement website

Federal Court quashes the federal government’s decision to licence foreign-owned wireless telecom Globalive.
– ACTRA press release

ACTRA ratifies new deal with CBC
– ACTRA press release

Nominees announced: the 9th Annual ACTRA Awards to celebrate excellence by Canadian actors
– ACTRA Toronto Press Release

2010

Iconic Canadian star and Order of Canada member Fiona Reid to receive ACTRA Toronto’s Award of Excellence
– ACTRA Toronto Press Release

Tabuns’s bill seeking labour stability for film and television production industry passes second reading at Queen’s Park
– ACTRA Toronto Press Release

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