Radio & Television

ACTRA members ratify commercials pact

TORONTO – Members of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) have ratified the new national commercial agreement (NCA) by 98.5%, the organization said Monday. The NCA, negotiated between ACTRA and the Association of Canadian Advertisers and the Institute of Communication Agencies, is the industry standard collective agreement that governs performers in English-language commercials in Canada.  The groups reached a tentative agreement in September, as reported. “We’re proud of this new agreement – we worked hard to improve wages and working conditions for performers while reflecting the realities of the industry,” said Stephen Waddell, ACTRA's chief...

Our industry and COVID-19

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