Radio & Television

ACTRA unveils new national executive director

TORONTO - Labour lawyer Marie Kelly has been tapped to helm ACTRA, the national union of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media sector in Canada, as its new national executive director and chief negotiator.Kelly succeeds the retiring Stephen Waddell who has held the role since 1992, though he will stay on in an advisory role until fall 2020, reads Monday’s announcement.A veteran lawyer with a long history of representing workers’ rights within Canada’s labour movement, Kelly comes to ACTRA after six years at the Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) where she most recently held the role of CEO/CAO.  Prior...

Our industry and COVID-19

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