As promised during the Dues Referendum, Equity members are now able to pay dues online with Visa or MasterCard. This new feature allows members to log in to EQUITYONLINE and securely pay dues in a few simple clicks.
Members of Equity and ACTRA Toronto were on hand October 30th, 2014, at Queen's Park for the Second Reading of Bill 17 - Protecting Child Performers Act, 2014. The bill has now passed Second Reading. Click 'more' to help spread the work to your local MPP.
Equity and ACTRA Toronto will be at the Ontario Legislature today to support Bill 17 - Protecting Child Performers Act, 2014. The private member's bill, introduced by Paul Miller, MPP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, receives second reading today.
On October 20th, 2014, Equity's Executive Director Arden R. Ryshpan joined arts advocates from across Canada on Parliament Hill to put arts and culture in the federal spotlight. The year 2014 marks the 4th annual Arts Day on the Hill led by the Canadian Arts Coalition.
Since 1990, Equity has offered dues remission to senior artists within each of its disciplines. Upon application, eligible members may be granted relief from payment of basic (annual) dues. We've recently completed some bylaw changes to increase member awareness of the option...
Equity is pleased to announce the updated INDIE 2.1, Artists' Collective Policy and Festival Policy
. Executive Director Arden R. Ryshpan's letter to the membership, and the synopsis of policy improvements are available below.
Equity and ACTRA jointly submit a pre-budget brief to the Federal Government's Standing Committee on Finance in advance of the 2015 budget.
On September 26-27, 2014, Equity participated in a global dialogue to discuss trends, challenges and ideas with actors' associations from around the world. Executive Director Arden R. Ryshpan's Country Report is available below.