Over the past 18 years, the Aboriginal Peoples’ Television Network (APTN) has been covering important news, sharing underrepresented stories, and offering much-needed perspectives on a range of issues. With a primary focus on First Nations, Métis and Inuit Peoples’ stories, … Read more »
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the introduction and first reading of Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, by Finance Minister Bill Morneau. Since last year, in opposition to the bill, many people, including Canadian … Read more »
The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (SCRC), Confédération des syndicats nationaux (CSN) and Association of Professionals and Supervisors (APS) have filed letters to the Privy Council in support of worker representatives who have put their names … Read more »
As champions of public broadcasting and CBC/Radio-Canada, we at the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) are encouraged that the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, has announced an Independent Advisory Committee for Appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors. CMG has … Read more »
The changes proposed under Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, would make retirement benefits unpredictable for current employees and retirees, not to mention future generations of CBC workers.
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 »
The surreptitious monitoring by police of the mobile phone of La Presse columnist Patrick Lagacé is a severe violation of press freedom in Canada, a coalition of Canadian journalism unions and industry groups says. “A free press relies on journalists being able to meet … Read more »
We are keen to share evidence and insights and to have access to other participants’ ideas and proposals in the hope that these consultations will serve to advance and strengthen public broadcasting and all public service media, journalism and original production and creation in Canada, on all platforms Canadians access.
Since we started the Fairness in Factual campaign three years ago, more than 400 workers have signed up to be represented by the CMG in collective negotiations with production companies. These hundreds of workers now also have a collective voice … Read more »