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In Memoriam – Joy Coghill – 1926 – 2017 - Joy Coghill-Thorne, a woman honoured many times by the performing arts communities she nurtured, passed away Friday, January 20th in the palliative care unit of St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. Below is a link to the Vancouver Sun’s Obituary.     Queen of Vancouver theatre, Joy Coghill, dead at age 90 | Vancouver Sun  
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IT’S BACK! REEL THANKSGIVING CHALLENGE 2016 - Help the BC film and television community raise money and food for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/reel-thanksgiving-challenge
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UBCP/ACTRA Annual General meeting - When : September 28, 2016 at 6:00 PM (registration opens at 5:30 PM) Where: UBCP/ACTRA office, 300 – 380 West  2nd Ave., Vancouver There will be a Members Social following the meeting.
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Notice concerning Canada Post job action and performer cheques - In response to the possible disruption of Canada Post mail service UBCP/ACTRA is advising all productions to take steps to ensure that payments to performers are not affected. We are asking that no mail be sent out after July 5, 2016 and that they hold cheques for pick up at the production office. For productions […]
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Congratulations to all our members who are nominated for a 2016 Leo Award - The Nominees for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Motion Picture are… Cameron Mcdonald No Men Beyond This Point Garwin Sanford The Birdwatcher David Nykl The Devout Ryan Mcdonell The Devout The Nominees for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture are… Balinder Johal Beeba Boys Mary Galloway Fire Song […]
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UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee Meeting - For all members who are interested in participating, the next meeting of the UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee will be held on: Monday May 16th from  11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Union office, 380 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver. All Full, Apprentice & Background Members are welcome. If you would like to attend please RSVP to  […]
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Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2015 announced by UBCP/ACTRA - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Vancouver – May 4th, 2016 Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2015 announced by UBCP/ACTRA Thirty three years after his death, the legacy left by Sam Payne continues to be applauded by the British Columbia acting community. One of Canada’s well loved and respected professional actors, Sam Payne is remembered not only for his contribution to Canadian theatre, film, radio and television, but also for his personal attributes, which included humanity, artistic integrity and encouragement of new talent.
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April 28th is the National Day of Mourning - to remember workers who have been killed or injured on the job.
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UBCP/ACTRA is sending 60 kids to camp - Six nights: Friday August 5th – Thursday August 11th, 2016
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Dues payments - If you missed the March 31st dues deadline please note the following consequences: Full Member– If you fail to pay your annual dues (basic annual dues are $195) by April 30th your membership will be suspended. Suspended members will be charged non-refundable permits and will not receive insurance or retirement benefits. If annual dues are […]
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