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Election Fever , April 12th, 2017 - It may not feel like spring but election fever is in the air. Chances are there will be a provincial election this year and your Branch Council wants to ensure we are prepared to engage in constructive dialogue with candidates and that the future of our industry is a top election issue. We are holding […]
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Shelley Thompson: Women in the Director’s Chair Report and Thanks , April 12th, 2017 - I’d like to thank UBCP/ACTRA, ACTRA National and ACTRA Maritimes for their support in getting me to the 20th Anniversary session of Women In the Director’s Chair workshop that took place in Vancouver and at the Whistler Film Festival during November and December Without the scholarship and travel support of each of your organisations, I […]
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National News

Cathia Badiere Appointed Director, Research, ACTRA National, April 18th, 2017 - TORONTO, ON -- Cathia Badiere has been appointed ACTRA National Director, Research, effective immediately. Reporting to Stephen Waddell, National Executive Director and Chief Negotiator, Cathia will oversee ACTRA’s collective bargaining, policy and industry research to support ACTRA’s objective of improving the working lives of Canadian professional performers.
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Budget 2017: Government must seize opportunity to build stronger creative industries, March 23rd, 2017 - The Canadian union representing 23,000 performers in film, television and digital media across the country will be front and centre in the policy discussions on Broadcast Policy and Intellectual Property Rights announced in yesterday’s Budget.
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Hello fellow ACTRA Maritimes’ Members, I am writing today on the dreaded Ides of March. It seems a fitting time to prepare ourselves for two inevitable, impending troubles: specifically, income tax, and a provincial election. Who doesn’t need a bit of guidance and wisdom when facing such challenges? So, I am happy to announce two […]
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