Radio & Television

ACTRA urges government to ratify new performers treaty

BEIJING, CHINA – The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) is calling on the Canadian government to lead the way by ratifying a new international treaty that recognizes new rights for performers. The ‘Beijing Treaty’, which was adopted at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Diplomatic Conference this week, establishes new moral and economic rights in international law for performers who work in film, TV and digital media.  The next step is for United Nations member-states to ratify the ‘WIPO Audiovisual Performances Treaty’ (WIPO AVPT), as it is formally known, and implement its provisions in domestic law....

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.