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IATSE Optimistic About Federal Aid Announcement for Entertainment Sector
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
There was much good news today for the entertainment industry as Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland revealed the Fall Economic Statement, which included several significant policy announcements. Minister Freeland indicated that for Canada’s hardest-hit businesses - such as tourism, hospitality, and arts & entertainment
IATSE's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Hold Elections for New Executive Committee
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
IATSE President Applauds Biden/Harris on Historic Victory
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
It’s clear the American voters have decided, in our free and fair elections, to elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to lead the United States. And in doing so, we the people have sent a message that we will not tolerate further attempts to divide us and we are prepared to move forward as a country.
IATSE Pleased with Proposed Changes to Broadcasting Act
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault has tabled Bill C:10: An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts. The proposed legislation lists five key objectives: the inclusion of online broadcasting within the scope of the Act, updating broadcasting & regulatory policy to better reflect Canada’s diversity, ensuring fair and equitable treatment between online and traditional broadcasters, the introduction of an administrative monetary penalties regime, and adding more explicit information sharing and confidentiality provisions.
IATSE Legal Department Statement on The Confirmation Of Amy Coney Barrett To The Supreme Court Of The United States
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Animation Workers at Titmouse Vancouver Vote to Join IATSE! Historic Moment for Animators in Canada
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
On October 8, animation workers at Titmouse Vancouver made history by becoming the first animation studio in Canada to become unionized. With 87% of the workers participating in the vote, a resounding 98% voted to join The Animation Guild, IATSE Local 938.