Radio & Television

ACTRA hires former CRTC commissioner Shoan as general counsel

TORONTO – ACTRA National announced today the hiring of Raj Shoan as general counsel, effective February 16, 2021. Shoan “brings with him a solid understanding of Canada’s regulatory framework after having spent the past 18+ years working in our broadcasting, telecommunications, and entertainment sectors,” reads the announcement sent to members from ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) executive director Marie Kelly. “Raj’s extensive knowledge of entertainment law and regulatory policy and compliance will help support our union’s objective of improving the working lives of Canadian professional performers.” Shoan held various roles with the CRTC over the years,...