Paul Miller

ACTRA

Child actor protections bill passed in Ontario

Bill 17, which passed its third reading in the Ontario Legislature on Thursday, aims to provide stronger protections for non-unionized child performers.

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Child actor protections bill reintroduced in Ontario

An earlier version of the bill died on the order paper when a provincial election was called this spring.

David Sparrow

Proposed Ontario law aimed at toughening child acting rules

ACTRA Toronto president David Sparrow (pictured) says the new law is needed to protect child actors who currently work outside of collective agreements.