Radio & Television

ACTRA appoints director of diversity and equity

TORONTO — ACTRA, the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists, today announced Olivia Nuamah (above) has been appointed national director of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, a newly created position at the performers’ union. In her new role, Nuamah will support ACTRA’s objectives to improve the working lives of Canadian professional performers and oversee strategies to ensure more diverse representation on all screens. She will report to Marie Kelly, national executive director and chief negotiator of ACTRA National. Nuamah began her career as an artist before becoming a community activist and senior advocate for equity-seeking groups. She has...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.