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By CMG  •  Posted on July 14, 2014

The Canadian Media Guild has filed a submission to the CRTC as part of the regulator’s consultation about the future of television in Canada. Here are our key recommendations in the submission: -That the CRTC strengthen public service media within … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 27, 2014

A year ago, a then-Conservative MP tabled a private member bill (C-461) that would oblige the CBC to make public an unprecedented amount of information that other news networks are not forced to disclose. The idea of revealing things like … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 26, 2014

Thursday, February 27 is the global day of action for the release of Al-Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt, under the banner “Journalism is NOT a crime.” CMG is supporting the campaign by CJFE and Al Jazeera English for the release of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 21, 2014

In the fall we asked you to weigh in with your unique perspective, in the CRTC national consultation that will have huge implications for the future of television in Canada, including for national broadcasters such as CBC and APTN. It’s essential … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2013

Next week’s federal by-election in Toronto Centre features three – 3! – media workers as candidates.  So we thought it was a good opportunity to put them, and their parties, on the record about the questions MT Commons members have … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 10, 2013

The Canadian Media Guild has signed on to a broad-based coalition seeking to improve protections for Canadians against government intrusion into our private lives. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 23, 2013

Today, the government will announce who will bid on the upcoming spectrum auction in January 2014. The CMG has urged the government to focus on what Canadians need from their airwaves, for example by reserving some spectrum in the 700 MHz band (the one to be … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 10, 2013

The CMG’s key recommendations are that the CRTC should clarify further the investment in newsgathering, coverage across Canada, and infrastructure that all-news TV services must meet in order to be classified as national news services
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By CMG  •  Posted on August 30, 2013

There is more than meets the eye in the debate over our cell phone bills. Canadians deserve more than rhetoric about competition vs. foreign takeovers. We need access to spectrum in virtually all aspects of our daily lives. We talk … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 29, 2013

Labour Day isn’t just an opportunity to honour workers with a day off, it is a time to reflect on the many contributions labour makes to building a better country. It’s about defending what we all enjoy as Canadians and continuing to make society better Read more »

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