The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) and Canadian Actors' Equity Association announced December 8th, 2014, the signing of a modernized Reciprocal Agreement between the two unions.
If you have read my previous post on RRSPs, you will know that returns on our funds are right up there with others available in our industry. However, it doesn't matter in the least how good the returns are, if you don't follow these two weird tips for success in retirement investing...
As a benefit of membership, Equity members in good standing now receive an Equity Advantage card enrolling them in DentalCare
Equity encourages all members to be familiar with the bylaws that govern membership in our Association. Click here
to view recent bylaw changes.
As promised during the Dues Referendum, Equity members are now able to pay dues online with Visa or MasterCard. This new feature allows members to log in to EQUITYONLINE and securely pay dues in a few simple clicks.
Members of Equity and ACTRA Toronto were on hand October 30th, 2014, at Queen's Park for the Second Reading of Bill 17 - Protecting Child Performers Act, 2014. The bill has now passed Second Reading. Click 'more' to help spread the work to your local MPP.
Equity and ACTRA Toronto will be at the Ontario Legislature today to support Bill 17 - Protecting Child Performers Act, 2014. The private member's bill, introduced by Paul Miller, MPP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, receives second reading today.
On October 20th, 2014, Equity's Executive Director Arden R. Ryshpan joined arts advocates from across Canada on Parliament Hill to put arts and culture in the federal spotlight. The year 2014 marks the 4th annual Arts Day on the Hill led by the Canadian Arts Coalition.
Equity is pleased to announce the updated INDIE 2.1, Artists' Collective Policy and Festival Policy
. Executive Director Arden R. Ryshpan's letter to the membership, and the synopsis of policy improvements are available below.
Equity and ACTRA jointly submit a pre-budget brief to the Federal Government's Standing Committee on Finance in advance of the 2015 budget.
On September 26-27, 2014, Equity participated in a global dialogue to discuss trends, challenges and ideas with actors' associations from around the world. Executive Director Arden R. Ryshpan's Country Report is available below.