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By CMG  •  Posted on January 26, 2017

I am honoured to be serving as CMG’s new national president. Members have endorsed a shared commitment: we want to build a more open and collaborative, member-driven union. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 24, 2017

The Canadian Media Guild is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our brother, friend and colleague Keith Maskell. As a union, we are dedicated to the proposition that work has value and workers are vital. Our mission is … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 16, 2016

The Canadian Media Guild is looking for an organizer for a media organizing drive that is underway. The successful candidate will work with CMG / CWA Canada staff, elected officials and members to carry out campaign in preparation for a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 15, 2016

The federal Liberal government is putting forward legislation that’s designed to weaken defined benefit pensions in Canada, replacing them with unstable schemes, even for current and retired employees whose savings are already in DB plans. Bill C-27 An Act to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 5, 2016

CMG’s parent union has called for the withdrawal of Bill C-27, a bill that undermines Defined Benefit pension plans. Read the details here, and tell feds to leave our pensions alone & kill Bill C27! Email Finance Minister Bill Morneau: bill.morneau@parl.gc.ca Email … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 30, 2016

Watch the CMG Presidential Election Debate — Anytime! Tuesday evening’s presidential election debate between Kamala Rao and Carmel Smyth is still available for viewing for those who may have missed it. The English debate can be seen on the Facebook … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 26, 2016

A group of members has independently organized a debate between the two candidates for president of the Canadian Media Guild. As you know, the election is being held December 1-5. Kamala Rao and Carmel Smyth have agreed to a 30-minute … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 24, 2016

The Canadian Media Guild is calling for innovative, “smart”  policies that will accommodate changing technology while ensuring the production of quality journalism and original Canadian programming is a priority. Canadians want and deserve access to news, arts and culture produced here, and the opportunity … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2016

Unions representing journalists across the country are adding their voice to advocates who are calling for a shield law to protect journalistic sources and press freedom in Canada. The calls for guaranteed protection come as serious revelations show that journalists … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 18, 2016

Federally, C-27’s approach has already been proposed and defeated in Canada. In April 2014, the Conservative government of Stephen Harper launched public consultations on introducing a TB plan framework federally. Retirees and stakeholders strongly opposed the proposal and the government was forced to retreat. Read more »

Canadian Media Guild

The Canadian Media Guild is a democratic trade union representing 6,000 workers in the Canadian media. Our members work at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada (CBC/SRC), The Canadian Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse (AFP), TVO, TFO, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (aptn), ZoomerMedia, Shaw Media and CKOI Radio Gatineau (Québec). We also represent media freelancers. Read more >>

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