Cable & Telecom

ACTRA votes ‘yes’ to new three-year agreement

TORONTO – The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) ratified a three-year National Commercial Agreement (NCA) by 98.5% on Monday, the union’s first foray into online voting for a national agreement.The NCA, negotiated between ACTRA and the Association of Canadian Advertisers (ACA) and the Institute of Communication Agencies (ICA), is the industry standard collective agreement that governs performers in English-language commercials in Canada.According to the press release, key elements of the new NCA include: a 6% pay increase (2% increase per year over the three year term); gains for performers working in New Media commercials; a three...

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.