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Author Archives: CMG
By CMG  •  Posted on December 11, 2014

The CMG would like to reinforce the advice we gave to members earlier this week about speaking to the Rubin investigation. 1) Interviews are being recorded and people being interviewed will not get a copy of the tape or a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 10, 2014

Today, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) filed nominations with the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages to support non-patronage appointments to the vacant spot on the CBC Board. CMG is proposing award-winning broadcasters Francine Pelletier and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 10, 2014

After decades as a journalist, and then Atlantic Staff Representative for the CMG, Gerry Whelan will retire December 31, 2014. Gerry began his career in private broadcasting in Newfoundland and Labrador, then worked as a freelance journalist at CBC Corner … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 10, 2014

After nearly 25 years as Senior Staff Representative of the Canadian Media Guild, Dan Oldfield is retiring, effective December 31. Dan, who began his CBC career in 1973 in the National Radio Newsroom, continued as a reporter in Regina and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 8, 2014

Members have contacted us seeking advice about the Rubin investigation. We understand that Janice Rubin is about to begin a series of interviews with CMG members as part of the investigation into the situation involving Jian Ghomeshi. CMG is strongly … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 5, 2014

By guest blogger Terri Monture I remember the evening of December 6, 1989 with the cold clarity of skidding my bike down Toronto’s Bathurst Street in a blowing snowstorm. I was going to meet a friend for dinner after work, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 5, 2014

  The annual Gala of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) in honour of courageous reporting drew attention once more this week to admirable Free Expression champions. The spotlight this year was on the Native Women’s association of Canada (NWAC) … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 2, 2014

As a woman, I am troubled by the sexual harassment and abuse women face in society in general and especially at work.  As a union leader, I am sorry we have not been able to combat these problems more effectively, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 27, 2014

With a very public airing of a dismissal, many of you have questions about what your union can and should do when a member is dismissed. What legal rights does a member have? What options are available, and what is … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 25, 2014

      By Mehreen Shahid  Many workers whose efforts and contributions keep our community functioning smoothly often go unnoticed. This includes members of trade unions, cultural, and equity-seeking groups. The Mayworks 2014 Min Sook Lee Labour Arts Awards recognize marginalized cultures … Read more »

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