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ACTRA National taps Catherine O’Hara for Award of Excellence

The Schitt’s Creek star will be presented with the annual award at an L.A. event held in April.

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In brief: David Sparrow to serve second term at ACTRA National

Plus: T.O. WebFest unveils lineup of 49 Canadian series, CMF reveals Ireland incentive funds for 2019 and Super Channel expands Dan Rudolph’s remit.

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ACTRA, DGC launch anti-harassment helpline

The HAVEN incident reporting line will be available 24/7 for union and guild members, and will include confidential counselling services.

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Noreen Golfman named ACTRA’s Woman of the Year

The founding director and chair of St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival is being recognized for her artistic achievements and advocacy work.

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Canadian industry commits to ‘zero-tolerance’ approach to harassment

Sixteen unions, guilds and groups held an “unprecedented” meeting Thursday night to address bullying and abuse in the entertainment industry.

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Molly Parker to receive ACTRA Award of Excellence

The veteran actress, who made her directorial debut this year with Bird, will be recognized at an event in January.

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David Sparrow elected ACTRA National president

He takes the reins from outgoing president Ferne Downey, who served four terms at the helm of the organization.

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In Brief: ACTRA National names new research head

The Treasury Board of Canada approves the construction of Maison de Radio-Canada, plus more news.

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What to keep in mind when choosing the next CRTC chair

Industry groups are calling for gender balance, greater visible minority presence and a stronger background in media production for upcoming appointments.

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Tina Keeper named ACTRA’s Woman of the Year

The North of 60 star and president of Kistikan Pictures is being recognized for her artistic achievements and advocacy work.

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In Brief: NSI’s online short film fest winners, McKellar’s latest honour

In news of the week: Productivity Media’s latest financing deal, Just For Laughs names its ‘pitchers’ and ACTRA promotes one. (Don McKellar pictured.)

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ACTRA National names 2016 Woman of the Year

Catherine Joell MacKinnon has been honoured by ACTRA National for her artistic and advocacy achievements.