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Who We Are

The Directors Guild of Canada-Atlantic Regional Council (DGC ARC) is an inter-provincial labour organization representing more than 135 key creative and logistical personnel working in the screen-based industries in the Atlantic Provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The council is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

What We Do

The DGC ARC represents its Members, and their interests through the negotiation and administration of collective agreements on projects throughout the region, and engages in extensive industry advocacy and lobbying activities at the provincial and municipal levels in each of the four Atlantic Provinces.

Who We Represent

Directors, Assistant Directors, Production Managers and Office Staff, Location Managers, Sound and Picture Editors, Production Designers and Art Directors, and all their assistants.

Latest News

May 15, 2017

The DGC ARC office will be closing for the holidays at noon on Thursday, December 21st, and will remain closed until Tuesday, January 2nd at 9:00 a.m.   

In case of an emergency, please call or email Business Agent James Nicholson at 902-497-3806 or jamesbn@dgcatlantic.ca

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May 10, 2017

Statement from the Directors Guild of Canada on support for Nova Scotia Screen Production

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January 10, 2018

The Directors Guild of Canada was saddened to learn of the passing of Robert Ewan Mackenzie Barclay on Tuesday January 9, 2018. He was 87.

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OFFICE INFO
1496 Lower Water Street, suite 501.
Halifax, NS B3J 1R9
Phone: 902-492-3424
Toll free: 1-888-342-6151 (Atlantic Provinces only)
E: info@dgcatlantic.ca
www.dgcatlantic.ca
 
STAFF
Business Agent: 
James B. Nicholson
902-492-3424 (office)
902-497-3806 (cell)
E:jamesbn@dgcatlantic.ca

Operations Coordinator: Andrea Levesque
902-492-3424 (office)
E: info@dgcatlantic.ca