(Nominations closed August 31)
Council is Equity's board, chosen by the membership to govern the Association on their behalf. Councillors are elected from each geographical region, proportional to its member population, with special representatives for each of the dance, opera and stage management disciplines. Nominated Council Election candidates will be announced very soon.
Visit Equity's Federal Election page
for up-to-date coverage and useful links. Make sure you are registered to vote!
Equity's Canadian Dance Policy and Guest Artist Policy are extended to Sunday, January 3, 2016. The current terms of the Canadian Dance and Guest Artist policies will remain in force for the extension period.
Equity's CTA and ITA fee calculators, created to assist members and agents in calculating their contractual fees, applicable deductions and HST/GST, are now complete.
In order to bring the ITA more into concordance with the Canadian Theatre Agreement (CTA), the new 2015-2018 ITA
will include basic material changes that will come into effect January 4, 2016.
New fees for the Independent Theatre Agreement (ITA)
came into effect June 29, 2015. Please contact Equity for more information regarding anticipated changes for the 2016-2018 ITA.
Equity basic membership dues of $90.00 were invoiced on May 1, 2015. The three-month grace period following this billing ends JULY 31, 2015. A $10.00 overdue fee applies to any outstanding basic dues amount on or after August 1, 2015.
Read past issues of EQ Magazine online. Members must log in to view the most current (Spring 2015) issue.
An ongoing journal of the doings and decisions of the board of the Canadian Actors' Equity Association.
ACTRA and Equity have begun preliminary discussions in a small Joint Committee of our respective Councillors on the possibility of a closer organizational relationship.
Kristian Clarke, Equity's Senior Projects Manager, is pleased to share his experiences in attending the FIA conference in June. Click here
to continue reading.