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By CMG  •  Posted on April 17, 2014

The MediaTech Commons, online community for digital media workers and host of the Digital Media Mixer series, is opening up its mandate – and we wanted you to be the first to know. On May 1 we will launch CMG … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2014

Save yourself some headaches and some coin this income tax season! Come out to our Toronto social on Tuesday, April 1 at Hotel Ocho, 195 Spadina Ave (north of Queen). Doors open at 5:30 pm, presentation starts at 6. Hear … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 5, 2014

Another deadly February has gone by in the North American film and TV production business. Sarah Jones, a 27-year-old assistant film director, was killed on a location shoot in a Georgia rail yard on February 20, a year after John … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 24, 2014

The Canadian Media Guild is holding a couple of free evening workshops in February in downtown Toronto for people working in factual TV: Getting treated fairly at work Wednesday February 5, 5:30 pm Hyatt Regency Hotel (370 King St. West, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 23, 2014

Your Guild bargaining committee and Zoomer Media management reached a tentative agreement today. The deal includes overall salary increases of nearly 10% over three years, including across-the-board increases of 2% per year. As well, nearly half of the members of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 16, 2014

On behalf of all Canadian Media Guild members at TVO, the branch executive extends hearty congratulations to our colleague, Steve Paikin, on his recent appointment as Officer of the Order of Canada. Five nights a week for almost two decades … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 15, 2014

Share your energy, enthusiasm and intellect with your union! Volunteering on a national committee can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience, plus you get to help shape the activities of the union. Most committees hold phone calls every few months, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 14, 2014

A group of disrespected professionals, forced to the picket line after being frustrated by stall tactics at the bargaining table and being told that management can’t afford to bring their salaries closer to the average for their profession, despite all … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 13, 2014

The vote on the tentative agreement reached with CBC will run from Monday January 27 at 9 am ET to Friday January 31 at 9 am ET. The vote is being extended so that members who are working at the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 9, 2014

Get involved on a national committee of the Guild at CBC! Much of the work happens by conference call; sometimes there are in-person meetings, usually in Toronto. Committee members get paid time off from work to attend joint meetings with … Read more »

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