May 12, 2009 17:10 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: ACTRA-Performers Before Heritage Committee

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 12, 2009) - Actors Wendy Crewson and Richard Hardacre, ACTRA National President, will appear before the Heritage Committee's hearings into Canadian broadcasting on Wednesday, May 13 to urge Parliament to put Canadians and our culture before private broadcasters and big cable.

What: Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage:
"Evolution of the Television Industry in Canada and its Impact
on Local Communities"

Who: Wendy Crewson and Richard Hardacre, ACTRA National President

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2009, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Location: Parliament Building, Centre Block, Room 237-C, Ottawa

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.

Contact Information

  • For more information or to set-up interviews:
    ACTRA - Carol Taverner
    Public Relations Officer
    (416) 644-1519
    cell: (416)768-3336