Calendar

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Statutory Holiday - New Year's Day (Offices Closed)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency during the holiday period when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019

CTA Proposal Submission Deadline

Expiry Date:  June 23, 2019
Note:  Canadian Theatre Agreement (CTA) proposals for change or improvement should be emailed to agreements@caea.com by the deadline January 2, 2019.
Description:   Pre-negotiation discussions will commence December 2018 and negotiations are scheduled to begin on January 15, 2019.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

National & Western Office Closures - Staff Policy Governance Training

Location:  National (1 - 5 p.m. ET) & Western (10 a.m. - 3 p.m. PT) Offices Closed
Description: 

In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency during this time, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Council Meeting

Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Location:      Meeting by Teleconference
Friday, February 1, 2019

Basic Dues Arrears Billing

Where a member has not remitted a basic dues payment within three months of November 1 each year, that member will be considered in arrears and shall not accept any contract for services within the jurisdiction of the Association, shall not be eligible to attend any meetings of the Association or to cast any vote, and shall not have the privileges or rights of a regular member, but shall continue to abide by all laws and regulations of the Association.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Equity Offices Closing Early

Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: National & Western Offices
Description: In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Family Day - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Sunday, February 24, 2019

In-Person Council Meeting

Time: All Day
Location:      Toronto

 

 

Monday, February 25, 2019

2018-2019 National Annual General Meeting

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (ET)
Location: YWCA (Nancy's Room, 87 Elm St, Toronto, ON)
Description:     

Want to learn more about how your Association operates and have a chance to get to know some fellow members? Join us for Equity’s National Annual General Meeting on Monday, February 25. Please bring your up-to-date membership card to show at the door.

[**YWCA is NE of University Ave + Dundas St W @ St. Patrick Stn. Please note that YWCA is a scent-free environment and fully accessible. ASL interpretation services will be provided ]

Regular business:

  • Council President and Executive Director Reports
  • Receipt of the audited financial statements and appointment of the auditor for the coming year
  • Council Committee Reports
  • Member resolutions* (if any)

The business portion of the evening (which begins at 6:00 p.m.) will be live streamed (instructions to follow) for members who are unable to attend in person. Members viewing the live stream will not have remote voting privileges.

Live stream:

In order to take part the event, you will need to:

  • Login to Equity's National Annual General Meeting https://www.facebook.com/events/329522424356366/ Facebook Event 10 minutes before the meeting starts
  • Make sure your audio and video settings are on
  • Click on the red “LIVE” icon that should appear on the left-hand side of the page
  • Watch, listen and send in comments/question as they arise. We will try and address questions throughout the meeting.

Special presentation

In the second half of the evening, there will be an interactive session where you can learn intervention skills to de-escalate potentially harmful situations in the workplace. Douglas Stewart (Human Resource and Equity Consultant) and Kristian Clarke (Respectful Workspace Advisor) will moderate.

This session will be part presentation and part group work with opportunities for questions and discussion. Take new skills home with you!

In-Person Council Meeting

Time: All Day
Location:      Toronto
Friday, March 22, 2019

Opera Agreement Proposal Submission Deadline

Expiry Date:  June 30, 2019
Note:  Proposals for change or improvement should be emailed to agreements@caea.com by the deadline March 22, 2019.
Description:   Negotiations commence May 6, 2019.
Monday, March 25, 2019

Council Meeting

Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Location:      Meeting by Teleconference
Friday, April 19, 2019

Good Friday - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Monday, April 29, 2019

Council Meeting

Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Location:      Meeting by Teleconference
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Basic Dues Billing

Regular members pay basic dues of $180.00 per year, payable in equal semi-annual installments on the first days of May and November.
A member shall pay dues within three months after the dues become payable, or prior to signing an Association contract, whichever comes first.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Statutory Holiday - Victoria Day (Offices Closed)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Monday, May 27, 2019

Council Meeting

Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Location:      Meeting by Teleconference
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Suggestion for Engagement Policies Change(s) Submission Deadline

Renewal Date:  September 30, 2019
Description:  Proposals for change or improvement for the Artists' Collective, Festival, INDIE 2.2, and the OPEN should be emailed to agreements@caea.com by the deadline May 30.2019.
Note:   OPEN is extended to September 30, 2019.
Friday, May 31, 2019

ITA Proposal Submission Deadline

Expiry Date:  June 23, 2019
Note:  

Suggested proposals for change or improvement should be emailed to agreements@caea.com by May 31, 2019.

Description:   Review of the ITA will commence after the completion of CTA negotiations.
Sunday, June 23, 2019

In-Person Council Meeting

Time: All Day
Location:      Toronto
Monday, June 24, 2019

In-Person Council Meeting

Time: All Day
Location:      Toronto
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Canadian Opera Agreement Expiry Date

Expiry Date:  June 30, 2019
Note:  

Suggested proposals for change or improvement should be emailed to agreements@caea.com .

Description:   Pre-negotiation discussions with affected Equity members and negotiations commenced in Fall 2018 and negotiations commenced November 20, 2018.

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens Agreement Expiry Date

Expiry Date:  June 30, 2019
Note:  

Suggested proposals for change or improvement should be emailed to agreements@caea.com .

Description:   Pre-negotiation discussions have already commenced with affected Equity members and negotiations commence March 11.

National Ballet of Canada Agreement - Expiry Date

Expiry Date:  June 30, 2019
Note:  

Suggested proposals for change or improvement should be emailed to agreements@caea.com .

Description:   Pre-negotiation discussions have already commenced with affected Equity members and negotiations commence February 11.
Monday, July 1, 2019

Canada Day - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Friday, July 12, 2019

Stratford Festival Addendum Proposal Submission Deadline

Expiry Date:  November 30, 2019
Note:  Proposals for change or improvement for the Addendum to the CTA should be emailed to agreements@caea.com by the deadline July 12, 2019.
Description:   Negotiations commence Fall 2019 TBA
Thursday, August 1, 2019

Basic Dues Arrears Billing

Where a member has not remitted a basic dues payment within three months of November 1 each year, that member will be considered in arrears and shall not accept any contract for services within the jurisdiction of the Association, shall not be eligible to attend any meetings of the Association or to cast any vote, and shall not have the privileges or rights of a regular member, but shall continue to abide by all laws and regulations of the Association.
Monday, August 5, 2019

Civic Holiday (ON) / British Columbia Day (BC) - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Monday, August 26, 2019

Council Meeting

Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Location:      Meeting by Teleconference
Monday, September 2, 2019

Labour Day - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Monday, September 23, 2019

Council Meeting

Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Location:      Meeting by Teleconference
Monday, September 30, 2019

Benefits and Fundraiser Policy, Amateur Policy - Renewal Information

Renewal Date:  September 30, 2019
Note:  

Renewed to September 30, 2019, pending Council review.

   
Monday, October 14, 2019

Thanksgiving - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Sunday, October 27, 2019

In-Person Council Meeting

Time: All Day
Location:      Toronto
Monday, October 28, 2019

In-Person Council Meeting

Time: All Day
Location:      Toronto
Friday, November 1, 2019

Basic Dues Billing

Regular members pay basic dues of $180.00 per year, payable in equal semi-annual installments on the first days of May and November.

A member shall pay dues within three months after the dues become payable, or prior to signing an Association contract, whichever comes first.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Remembrance Day - Western Office Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  Western Office Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Monday, November 25, 2019

Council Meeting

Time: 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Location:      Meeting by Teleconference
Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Christmas Day - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency during the holiday period when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions
Thursday, December 26, 2019

Boxing Day - Offices Closed (Statutory Holiday)

Location:  National & Western Offices Closed
Description:  In the case of a workplace or health and safety emergency during the holiday period when Equity's offices are closed, please call the National Office 1-800-387-1856 (416-867-9165 in Toronto) and follow the "in case of emergency" instructions