March 5th, 2021

‘Schitt’s Creek’ earns third consecutive ensemble win at ACTRA Toronto Awards

By The Canadian Press on February 23, 2021.

The cast of "Schitt's Creek" pose for a photo after winning the Award for Best Comedy Series at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on March 31, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

“Schitt’s Creek” is continuing its winning streak at the ACTRA Awards in Toronto.

The Emmy-sweeping comedy took the Members’ Choice Series Ensemble Award for a third year running at an awards show put on by the largest chapter of Canada’s performers’ union.

Tamara Podemski won the prize for outstanding performance by a female for her turn on the CBC drama series “Coroner.”

Jesse LaVercombe earned a trophy for outstanding performance by a male for his role in the horror film “Violation.”

Being recognized for their vocal work are Bahia Watson in “Total DramaRama” and Cory Doran in “Doomsday Brothers.”

Multi-disciplinary artist Jani Lauzon won this year’s Award of Excellence, which was presented by her daughter, Tara Sky, at Sunday’s online ceremony.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 23, 2021.

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