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By CMG  •  Posted on January 23, 2014

CMG Freelance is proud to announce a new workshop series for Freelance Members: Freelance Fridays! This monthly series will expand on last fall’s Freelance Survival Series that ran in Toronto and Vancouver: Workshop 1: Accounting and Taxes for Freelancers with Sunny Widerman … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 3, 2013

The Freelancer’s Toolbox Session 1 in Vancouver will be held Friday, November 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Vancouver Public Library, The Morris J. Wosk Boardroom, locates at 350 West Georgia Street. Register here by Friday, Oct 18th. And please forward to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 2, 2013

Together we succeeded in pushing back on a one-sided contract that represented a threat to the livelihood of freelancers at TC Media and, in fact, everywhere. Let’s keep it up.

By CMG  •  Posted on September 23, 2013

For the first time, the Guild is holding elections for all positions at all levels – national, branch and local – at the same time. Nominations are now open for all positions. The vote will be held on December 5-9, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 10, 2013

We are about to get a big boost in our efforts to build our CMG Freelance Branch. After a selection process that took place over the summer, we have a new Freelance Organizer – a position funded for the next … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 22, 2013

The Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch cordially invites you to take part in a day-long seminar designed to help you succeed as an independent content producer. We’ve assembled a great roster of professionals to help you with some of your most common issues.

By CMG  •  Posted on April 9, 2013

This is a reminder that minimum rates for freelance contributors at CBC have increased by 2.5% as of April 1, 2013. The new rates are available online.

By CMG  •  Posted on March 4, 2013

Freelance writers and photographers are reacting with anger at the contract Transcontinental Media – publishers of magazines such as Elle, Canadian Living and The Hockey News – is insisting they sign to get paid for their work.

By CMG  •  Posted on February 20, 2013

Transcontinental Media, publisher of magazines such as Elle Canada and The Hockey News as well as dozens of community newspapers across the country, is trying to impose a harsh new contract on freelancers. The conditions Transcontinental is seeking undermine everyone … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 6, 2013

This week, CMG settled a grievance with CBC involving a member of our Freelance Branch whose work had not been paid at the appropriate levels for several years.  It turns out the CBC had not asked the journalist to sign … Read more »

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