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Author Archives: CMG
By CMG  •  Posted on March 31, 2014

Congratulations to Anna Liza  Bautista of CBC who won the 2014 CMG lottery to attend the National Association of Broadcasters’ convention which is taking place April 5-10 in Las Vegas. Watch for a report on the event on this website. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2014

A memorial to celebrate the life and career of Eddie Vaar, a cameraman who is being credited with teaching generations of journalists the ropes of the news business over a 50-year career with the CBC will be held Sunday, April 6 at 2 p.m. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2014

The Guild and Shaw Media management have met in negotiations for a total of 5 days and are now discussing monetary issues. We are scheduled to meet again during the week of April 21, when we expect a response from … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2014

If you have lost your job or taken a package because of downsizing, you are eligible for $500 from the Canadian Media Guild’s Canadian (CMG) parent union, CWA|SCA Canada, toward any training or education course. CWA/SCA Canada developed the grant … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 27, 2014

Get involved on the National Joint on Learning and Development committee (Seeking to add one member) and/or the Branch Education and Mobilization of the Guild at CBC! Much of the work happens by conference call; sometimes there are in-person meetings, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 25, 2014

With recent announcements of cancellations at CBC, we are sad to see that colleagues and CMG members who work on long-running shows George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight and The Ron James Show as well as cooking shows Best Recipes Ever and In … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 24, 2014

We are headed back into negotiations with Shaw management this week and we thought it was a good time to check in with you about the talks. We are planning two membership meetings for this Thursday, March 27: 12 noon … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 19, 2014

The CMG’s biennial convention is coming up quickly: it’s set for May 23-25. One of the things that delegates will be doing is debating amendments to the bylaws of the CMG, which set out how the union governs itself. The CBC … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 19, 2014

Do you have an interest in adult education, designing course material and facilitating training? CMG is seeking members who have a desire to teach in a union environment. Send your resume along with a statement to including any pertinent … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 17, 2014

Every year a labour sponsored award celebrates investigative journalism that exposes a wrong (Diana Swain, Timothy Sawa and Angela Gilbert’s the fifth estate story on sexual  abuse in 2012), or social injustice (proving the link between poverty and poor health in … Read more »

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