The most dangerous job in television used to be that of the war correspondent, who travels the world covering one bloody conflict after another. There is a muted heroism inherent in the grim task, much like a field doctor or … Read more »
Under the CMG’s bylaws, any proposed amendments to the bylaws must be received at the Guild office no later than 60 days prior to the convention, which is taking place in Toronto May 23-25. As of the deadline a total of … Read more »
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 »
Storytelling + Coding = ? Join Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Freelance at a digital media mixer in Gastown (Vancouver) on Thursday April 24 at 5:30 PM to meet colleagues and hear about the opportunities and challenges that exist at the … Read more »
Canadian Media Guild leaders across the country are preparing to help members deal with the new round of layoffs announced today. A total of 657 positions will be lost over the next two years as the public broadcaster works to … Read more »
The delegates who will attend the Canadian Media Guild’s Convention to be held from May 23-25 in Toronto will hear from a range of thoughtful, bold speakers. On this 20th anniversary of the CMG, what a great occasion to hear from these remarkable speakers who will challenge and inspire us.
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.
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 »
Dear members, We’re pleased to invite you to two upcoming CMG events for Freelancers. WORKSHOP – FRIDAY, MARCH 7 – Toronto Freelance Contracts: How to value your work, get it in writing, and get paid! For members in the GTA, … Read more »
There are some exciting changes underway at CMG that are all about supporting freelance members, including a new, hands-on workshop series called “Freelance Fridays” The first workshop on Accounting and Taxes for Freelancers with Sunny Widerman is this Friday, February 7. Send an … Read more »
The CMG’s Freelance branch represents hundreds of media freelancers across Canada. Read more >>