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E-News Nov2017

 ACTRA E-News – November 2017 (Text)


ACTRA Ottawa
Annual General Meeting & Party

Join us for an update on all things ACTRA at the AGM and stay for a festive social to celebrate with friends and colleagues

Monday, December 4th

The Clocktower Brew Pub
Glebe location, 575 Bank St. (downstairs)

AGM 7pm – Social 8pm

Licensed event open to ACTRA members Only.


Free Tax Workshop for Performers

with Steve Parker, CA

Monday, December 11th@7pm

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn from an industry pro on the ins and outs of tax issues facing performers!

Detailed overview of tax issues for performers by Steve Parker, CA

Topics include….

  • What you can claim on your taxes as an independent contractor
  • What counts as an expense
  • When do you need a GST number
  • What counts as taxable income
  • How and when to file
  •             …. and much more

Steve Parker is the Managing Partner of Parker Prins Lebano. Steve has a broad base of experience in audit, accounting, and tax, with a particular emphasis on the audit of the small entity, purchase and sale transactions, financing, and SR&ED claims.

To register contact ACTRA Ottawa:

*This workshop is presented by ACTRA Ottawa and is open to ACTRA Members, Apprentices and CAEA members and parents of minors only.

Industry stakeholders galvanize to end sexual harassment

Representatives of the Canadian creative industry collaborate on an industry-wide response to sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, and violence. Agree to zero tolerance for such behaviour. Click for details

Announcing our new Branch Council

ACTRA Ottawa is pleased to announce its new Branch Council. Congratulations to the incumbents and to the new Councillors who have been acclaimed and newly elected Executive.

ACTRA Ottawa gratefully acknowledges the years of dedication and support provided by outgoing Councillor Guy Buller.

Feature 5 – get yourself in the Spotlight!

ACTRA Ottawa’s “Feature 5” is an exciting component of our Spotlight Initiative. This feature is released regularly on our social media sites and in bulletins to members profiling ACTRA Ottawa members.

Feature 5 is intended to help bring the city’s professional talent (you) closer together and help you get to know each other a little better by having you answer 5 questions about yourself.

Please take a moment and answer any five of the Feature 5 questions below and submit your photo so that we can profile you!

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