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Canadian Actors' Equity Association
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Vancouver Opera Agreement Ratified
OPA Equity is pleased to announce the ratification of the Vancouver Opera Agreement (VOA), negotiated with the Vancouver Opera. The ratified terms of the VOA 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 and scheduling, added provisions for the engagement of intimacy directors, as well as a stronger commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the industry.

Eligible members of Equity voted 97.8% in support of the proposed changes with a voting return rate of 40.2%.

An updated version of the agreement will be available shortly.

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