COVID-19 is causing significant disruption for Canada’s production sector, creating business challenges for producers, and raising many questions. As Canadian producers face unprecedented upheaval as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will keep members updated on the evolving situation and the CMPA’s response efforts.
BC: Transition from COVID-19 safety plans to communicable disease prevention
June 30—As outlined in the June 17 letter issued by the Provincial Health Officer of BC, beginning with the lifting of the provincial state of emergency and the commencement of Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan on July 1, 2021, employers will be asked to transition from specific COVID-19 safety plans to communicable disease prevention.
COVID-19 CMPA update – June 25, 2021
June 25—The CMPA continues to work on behalf of its members and the industry at large to ensure that producers are up to date with the latest information and guidelines to help them operate safely throughout the pandemic. With many pressing issues and frequent developments, the following note summarizes recent CMPA and industry updates on a range of COVID-19 topics.
New COVID-19 Letter of Understanding with the BC Council of Film Unions
June 17—Negotiations between the Negotiating Producers (AMPTP and CMPA-BC) and the BC Council of Film Unions (BCCFU) for a successor agreement to the 2018-2021 BCCFU Master Agreement and Supplemental Master Agreement have been ongoing since February 8, 2021.
Should you have any questions about CMPA resources and communications related to COVID-19, please contact Andrew Addison (Vice-President, Communications, Marketing & Membership).
Although CMPA offices are currently closed, the organization remains fully operational, with all staff members working remotely, and available to answer any questions you may have. For a full listing of all CMPA staff members, visit our team page.