Radio & Television

ACTRA on strike, sorta

TORONTO – After months of contract negotiations, actors union ACTRA went on strike Monday in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, with the rest of the country to come soon. However, the union is not striking in British Columbia, where it is covered by another agreement. And, side agreements with individual producers have also been worked out to keep actors working on shows currently in production. So, no one is really picketing. "ACTRA's has refused a wage increase of more than double of that agreed to by the Writers Guild of Canada and three and four times greater than agreements negotiated with...

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.