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Invitation to Labour Day Picnic - Dear Members! This year’s Labour Day Picnic promises to be a very good time. Trooper is providing the musical entertainment! There will also be food, games for kids and much more. And, it’s free to attend. Bring your family and your friends. What: Labour Day Picnic When: Monday September 1, 11:00 am to 3 pm […]
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CALL FOR ELECTION COMMITTEE - This fall, the Union’s Full Members will elect a new Executive Board, to serve for a three-year term (January 2015 – December 2017). The following positions are up for election:   President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Director (6 positions)   We are calling on members to participate in the Election Committee.   The deadline to […]
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NEW UBCP/ACTRA BYLAWS HAVE BEEN RATIFIED - UBCP is pleased to announce the successful ratification of the UBCP/ACTRA Bylaws on August 6, 2014. The results were overwhelmingly in favour with 95% of the Members who voted, electing to ratify the new Bylaws. The voter turnout was also high as compared to past votes conducted at UBCP. (18.6 % of eligible members, voted). […]
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Creative BC has extended the deadline to JULY 25, 2014 for applications for the Daryl Duke and William Vince Scholarship program - On behalf of The British Columbia Film Foundation, Creative BC will award two Daryl Duke Scholarships and one William Vince Scholarship – each in the amount of $10,000 – to exceptional British Columbians who have completed post secondary studies or equivalent training at an accredited institute in their field, and are entering advanced education in […]
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Canada’s New Work Permit Law Might Affect U.S. Producers By David Robb June 24, 2014 - A new law that changes Canada’s work permit rules might make it more difficult for American producers do business north of the border. “This effectively shuts down the ability for American producers to bring up actors, producers and directors to work on the shows up here,” an American producer shooting in Vancouver tells Deadline. The […]
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UBCP/ACTRA Bylaw Week July 7 – 11, 2014 - Members of the Executive Board and the Bylaw Review Committee will be available to discuss the proposed new UBCP Bylaws on the dates and times listed below. No appointments are required. After regular business hours instructions for entry will be posted at the front door. Monday July 7th · 10 am – Noon · 1 […]
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UBCP/ACTRA Annual General Meeting (AGM) - will be held at St.Patrick’s Hall on July 23, 2014 at 6PM. Location address: 2881 Main Street, Vancouver (Main and 13th.) The parking is free and all Full, Apprentice & Background Extra Members are welcome. Please join us immediately following the AGM for some summer refreshment.
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Online submissions are now open for the 2014 UBCP/ACTRA Awards - The 2014 UBCP/ACTRA Awards will be held at the Vancouver Playhouse on Saturday, November 22, 2014
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UBCP is sending 10 kids to camp – enter a draw to win! - Five nights: Friday August 8thth – Wednesday August 13th, 2014 Open to children ages 8 – 15 who are UBCP Members, or children of UBCP Members. Your Full, Apprentice or Extra membership must be in good standing to enter the draw. Draw date: May 16th 2014 Winners will be contacted by May 19th with confirmation […]
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UBCP/ACTRA Ratifies 2014-2017 Animation Agreement - UBCP/ACTRA has successfully reached an Agreement with the BC Animation Negotiating Producers The Agreement contains a fourteen percent (14%) wage increase over three (3) years; an eight percent (8%) general wage increase effective March 20, 2014, another three percent (3%) increase effective March 19, 2015 and an additional three percent (3%) March 18, 2016. The […]
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