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By CMG  •  Posted on November 4, 2015

We are particularly concerned about cuts to local news and regional programming, cuts in in-house production capacity, as well as plans to sell production assets and studios, all part of what CBC President Hubert has called “Strategy 2020”. Under your leadership, we can restore CBC/Radio-Canada to a place of pride.

By CMG  •  Posted on November 3, 2015

Our collective agreement with Pagemasters is now available for you to consult online. You will also receive your printed copy of the agreement as soon as it’s ready in a couple of weeks. Don’t hesitate to contact us with any … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 2, 2015

After eight years of unprecedented downsizing and programming cuts, CBC/Radio Canada’s two largest union are calling for a change of leadership. The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) and the Syndicat des communications du Radio Canada (SCRC), who together represent the majority … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 28, 2015

The vacant positions on CBC Branch committees have now been filled as follows: Health & Safety Wil Fundal – Prince George Natalie Clancy  -Vancouver Dave Bongard – Toronto National Grievance Committee Michael Tymchuk – Vancouver Joint Employment Equity Committee Saïda … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 22, 2015

CMG’s National Job Evaluation Committee recently met with CBC management. We discussed a range of issues, most of which have emerged as a result of CBC management’s strategy of privileging production for digital platforms. Here are details of specific issues … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 22, 2015

The major unions representing workers at CBC/Radio-Canada – CMG, SCRC and AR – have written to Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau urging him to act quickly on the commitment to reverse the $115-million funding cut imposed by Stephen Harper and his … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 20, 2015

You could win a seat at the table for the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression annual gala dinner.  Five lucky CMG members will be selected to help celebrate the bravery and courage of award-winning journalists. The CMG is proud to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 12, 2015

The National Grievance Committee met with the Corporation in September to address the grievances that were referred to the committee for resolution. The committee dealt with outstanding issues from the past round of meetings and resolved four of those grievances. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 10, 2015

Approximately two years ago, I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I doubted the diagnosis because I believed the symptoms I had experienced were caused by a high dose of my medication.  But I have struggled with depression on and off … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 9, 2015

Over the next week, please speak with friends and family about how this election matters for the future of the CBC and public broadcasting in Canada. Share what you value about CBC; communicate how CBC connects to your idea of Canada.

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