April 19, 2011 11:53 ET

ACTRA Media Advisory-Press Conference: Canadian Stars to Challenge Parties on Canadian Culture

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 19, 2011) - Ferne Downey, ACTRA National President, and Heather Allin, ACTRA Toronto President, will be joined at a press conference by a host of Canadian stars on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, to ensure Canadian culture is a key issue on the federal election agenda.

When:Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 10:30 a.m.
Where:TIFF Bell Lightbox, Blue Room (Third Floor)
350 King Street West, Toronto, ON
Who:Raoul Bhaneja (Dresden Files), Nick Campbell (Republic of Doyle), Jim Codrington (The Border), Enrico Colantoni (Flashpoint), Wendy Crewson (ReGenesis), Jayne Eastwood (Little Mosque on the Prairie), Art Hindle (Paradise Falls), Bryn McAuley (Franklin), Mark McKinney (Kids in the Hall: When Death Comes to Town), Colin Mochrie (She's the Mayor), Eric Peterson (Corner Gas), Chris Potter (Heartland), Lisa Ray (Endgame), Fiona Reid (Stoked), Maria Ricossa (Da Kink in My Hair), Rick Roberts (Republic of Doyle), Adamo Ruggiero (Degrassi:TNG), Sudz Sutherland (creator - She's the Mayor).

ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is the national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. ACTRA represents the interests of 21,000 members across Canada – the foundation of Canada's highly acclaimed professional performing community.

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