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By CMG  •  Posted on August 8, 2013

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today it is  renewing the Aboriginal People’s Television Network’s (APTN) mandatory carriage  status. The decision recognizes APTN’s unique role, and means North America’s only television network focused on Indigenous matters and run by Indigenous staff, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 2, 2013

  Percy Hatfield, a former Guild member is the new NDP MPP for the riding of Windsor-Tecumseh after a 61% win in Thursday’s by-election. Hartfield held leadership roles in the Guild, including as a member of the negotiating  team during the 2005 lockout at CBC.    

By CMG  •  Posted on August 1, 2013

Labour Day – Monday September 2 When: 10 a.m., Monday, September 2, 2013 Where: Meet at Armoury and University, one block South of Dundas (look for the Guild logo) Bring your Family and Friends – Everyone gets: -Free Admission to the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 31, 2013

Congratulations to this year’s winners of CMG-sponsored lotteries, awards or scholarships, and thank-you to everyone who particpated. Look for details on next year’s awards on this site. Greig de Peuter, Nicole Cohen, Enda Brophy won the CWA Canada / CAJ Award for Excellence in … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 30, 2013

Congratulations to Véronique Demers of Winnipeg, who has been selected as the winner of the Ron Pambrun Scholarship Award for 2013-2014. Véronique will be attending the Université de Saint-Boniface this fall. We would like to thank all those who applied … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 29, 2013

After two Canadian journalists were arrested and detained last month in Turkey, similar incidents prompted journalism advocacy groups as well as human rights and civil liberty groups around the world to stage 7-minute coordinated silent protests against the attacks on free expression in Turkey. Below are … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 26, 2013

The CMG, like hundreds of individual Canadians and organizations, filed a submission with the CRTC supporting APTN’s licence renewal in February. In our intervention, we highlighted the many ways APTN contributes to Canada’s broadcast system as a source of programming … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 25, 2013

  Save the date and plan to join your CMG colleagues at the Labour Day Parade. Bring your family and friends Monday, September 2 Celebrate the accomplishments and achievements of workers Everyone gets Free access to the CNE. Free tickets for … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 16, 2013

Sun Media, the Quebecor-owned company announced today that it is cutting 360 jobs and closing 11 publications. This is in addition to the 500 jobs that the company cut in November. Our colleagues at CWA Canada represent workers at nine Sun Media papers: … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 16, 2013

The final version of the first collective agreement between the Canadian Media Guild and Pagemasters North America is finally available. You can read it online or download it by clicking here. Please note that the collective agreement sets out a … Read more »

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