Radio & Television

ACTRA names Rita Shelton Deverell 2018 Woman Of The Year

TORONTO - The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) has chosen Canadian artist, broadcaster and television producer/director Dr. Rita Shelton as its 2018 ACTRA National Woman of the Year.The award is bestowed annually on an ACTRA member who uses her passion to support her fellow female ACTRA members and women within the audiovisual industry as a whole.  Deverell (pictured) joins past recipients Shirley Douglas, Tantoo Cardinal, Sandi Ross, Mary Walsh, Jean Freeman, Amanda Tapping, Catherine Joell MacKinnon and Tina Keeper.An ACTRA member since 1974, Deverell coordinated ACTRA’s earliest study on diversity, Equal Opportunities to Perform, in 1987,...

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.