A statement from Council President Allan Teichman and Executive Director Arden R. Ryshpan is available here
Do you have any community, regional, national or specific discipline issues that you would like Council to explore? We'd like to know, and it won't take more than a few minutes of your time.
This issue of EQ
looks forward to how we can make Equity a stronger Association. In addition, you'll find out the first release of data from The Equity Census and the urgency of making your voice heard in the upcoming federal election. The current federal government has not been kind to the arts - so make sure you vote for arts and culture on Election Day.
Candidate statements are now
available. Find out who is running for Equity Council in your region, and what is motivating them to run.
► Council Election Information / FAQ
► Candidate Statements by Region
Visit Equity's Federal Election page
for up-to-date coverage and useful links. Make sure you are registered to vote!
Equity's Canadian Dance Policy and Guest Artist Policy are extended to Sunday, January 3, 2016. The current terms of the Canadian Dance and Guest Artist policies will remain in force for the extension period.
Equity's CTA and ITA fee calculators, created to assist members and agents in calculating their contractual fees, applicable deductions and HST/GST, are now complete.
In order to bring the ITA more into concordance with the Canadian Theatre Agreement (CTA), the new 2015-2018 ITA
will include basic material changes that will come into effect January 4, 2016.
New fees for the Independent Theatre Agreement (ITA)
came into effect June 29, 2015. Please contact Equity for more information regarding anticipated changes for the 2016-2018 ITA.
Equity basic membership dues of $90.00 were invoiced on May 1, 2015. The three-month grace period following this billing ends JULY 31, 2015. A $10.00 overdue fee applies to any outstanding basic dues amount on or after August 1, 2015.
An ongoing journal of the doings and decisions of the board of the Canadian Actors' Equity Association.