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Canadian Actors' Equity Association
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Canadian Opera Agreement Ratified
OPA Equity is pleased to announce the ratification of the Canadian Opera Agreement (COA), negotiated with the Canadian Opera Company. The ratified terms of the COA take effect retroactively from July 1, 2022 and will remain in place until June 30, 2025.

The changes demonstrate significant improvements in the areas of fees, safety, and scheduling, as well as a stronger commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the industry.

Eligible members of Equity voted 91.3% in support of the proposed changes with a voting return rate of 47.6%.

An updated version of the agreement will be available shortly.

For more information about the COA, please contact Business Representative Manager – Ballet & Opera Agreements/Engagement Policies, Ruth Leggett.
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