The StuntList News Archive

Virtual Day of Mourning, April 28th 2020

Message from W. Laird Cronk, BCFED President Dear Friends, I wanted to let you know about the plans for this year's commemoration of the National Day of Mourning on April 28 . As you know, the National Day of Mourning honours the memory of workers who have been killed, injured, or suffered illness as a result of their work. This is one of the most sacred days on our calendar. It causes all of us real pain to know we can't gather in person this year because of the pandemic – which is itself a reminder of the dangers facing working people. But this date is too important for us to allow it to go

WHO CAN APPLY - The CERB will be available to workers:

residing in Canada, who are at least 15 years old; who have stopped working because of COVID-19 or are eligible for Employment Insurance regular or sickness benefits; who had income of at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months prior to the date of their application; and who are or expect to be without employment or self-employment income for at least 14 consecutive days in the initial four-week period. The income of at least $5,000 may be from any or a combination of the following sources: employment; self-employment; maternity and parental benefits under the Employment Insurance program and

Reminder: CERB Application Dates starting April 6, 2020.

For January, February or March birthdays, you can apply for CERB, Monday April 6. April, May and June birthdays can apply Tuesday. July, August and September can apply Wednesday October, November and December birthdays, apply Thursday Friday, Saturday and Sunday for everyone. Reposting the link Angelica shared. An important read with links you will need. If you haven’t already, read up folks! Let’s hope the site doesn’t crash! Click Here to go to CRA's Benefit Application webpage

Canadian Screen Week is Almost Here!

Members of the Academy who were in good standing prior to February 7, 2020 can now vote for the winners of the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards until March 6, 2020, at 5:00 PM ET. Current members should check their email for their voting login information or email membership@academy.ca for assistance.

Attention: StuntList Canada - Performer Search

Looking for anyone in the membership who is a male, African Canadian stunt Grand Slalom skier? Needs to be around 6’2”. For work in Toronto area end of this week for a couple of days. CONTACT : Alistair Hepburn at ACTRA Toronto ahepburn@actratoronto.com Direct Line 416-642-6719 Mobile 647-408-2094

Do Not Work Notice Lifted: Midway 

Please be advised that Midway Island (Canada) Productions Inc., the producer of the feature film Midway, has now executed valid Voluntary Recognition and Security Agreements in accordance with the Independent Production Agreement. The production has thereby become a signatory to the IPA and has provided the required financial assurances (bond) that satisfies the Union. As such, ACTRA members are now allowed to accept work on the aforementioned production. The similar Do Not Work Notice issued by SAG-AFTRA has also been lifted. Should you have any questions about the notice, please contact