We continue to receive a lot of questions about productions testing performers for COVID-19. We are working with the DGC-BC, IATSE 891, IATSE 669 and Teamsters 155 to sign Letters of Understanding (LOU) with productions that wish to conduct testing of both cast and crew.  The LOUs ensure that there…

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UBCP/ACTRA, along with our brothers and sisters in the labour moment,  has been lobbying government to ensure that no workers – including performers – would be left behind when CERB comes to an end. We were pleased to learn that the Federal Government has heard this message and developed a…

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The Diversity and Inclusion Committee highlights Indigenous and LGBTQ performers in the latest panels UBCP/ACTRA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee has continued its critical initiative designed to amplify the conversation surrounding diversity in entertainment. The latest roundtable discussions feature Indigenous and LGBTQ performers including Canadian Screen Award winner Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (THE BODY…

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June 3, 2020 UBCP/ACTRA Statement Regarding Equity and Inclusion in the Current Climate of Structural Racism Correction: In the original statement, a quote was incorrectly attributed and has been corrected in this version.The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic downturn challenges us all to protect the health of ourselves and our loved…

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