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By CMG  •  Posted on February 5, 2016

Your bargaining committee is pleased to announce that we have a Memorandum of Agreement with TVO. It was a long time coming, and we can’t thank the membership enough for your patience and solidarity behind this committee; it was the fuel … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 5, 2016

The CMG has joined several unions and production associations calling on the CRTC to hold a rigorous and open public hearing to review the proposed Shaw-Corus transaction. “There needs to be full discussion about the continued media concentration in Canada,  … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 3, 2016

As digital media and the number of journalists and other media workers employed online grow, so do the concerns about low wages, highly pressured working conditions and summary firings. In order to protect this emerging generation of media workers, and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 29, 2016

CMG appeared at a CRTC hearing today to make the case that local news is in crisis. The union shared with the Commission stories of how massive media cuts are undermining local news and programming, with examples from across Canada. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 27, 2016

The Freelance Branch of the Canadian Media Guild will now offer a media card, available to its journalist members. “We’ve heard from our members that having a media card may make it easier for them to gain access to events … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 25, 2016

Members of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) support their colleagues who launched a strike at the Chronicle-Herald this weekend after unproductive talks with the newspaper’s management. The workers are striking over unreasonable company demands, including wage cuts, longer hours, end … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 22, 2016

Signs that times are getting even tougher in the news business are everywhere. We are long past the canary-in-the-coal mine alarm,  and are now watching a crisis unfold. Recent cuts and newsroom mergers across Canada at Postmedia papers – putting … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 21, 2016

You are invited to attend the biennial CMG national convention to be held June 4 and 5, in Toronto. Every two years the union holds a national convention to hear from members and set priorities for the next two years. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 19, 2016

CMG and our parent union CWA Canada together with the Canadian Association of Journalists offer a $1,000 prize for excellence in Labour Reporting. If you or someone you know reported on the social, economic and political factors that impact the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 13, 2016

CMG is concerned about further media concentration in Canada with Corus’ announcement that it is buying Shaw Media. Today’s announcement means that Canada’s media will be even more concentrated in fewer hands as large Corporations continue to monopolize the industry. … Read more »

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