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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 2, 2016

Toronto, November 2, 2016 – As we mark 80 years of the first public radio broadcast in Canada, CBC/Radio-Canada employees want to thank Canadians who share our pride at being part of one of the world’s leading public broadcasters. The … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 25, 2016

CBC management announced today how the new $75 million in government funding will be spent this year, confirming that none of the hundreds of jobs cut since 2012 will be reinstated. The “2020 Plan,” announced two years ago, is still … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 22, 2016

Ahead of CBC CEO Hubert Lacroix’s scheduled announcement on Monday of his plans for the new CBC funding, CMG is reminding management that this is an opportunity to rectify the decisions of the last decade with the goal of restoring … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 4, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is encouraged to see that the new government has reaffirmed support for CBC/Radio-Canada among its top priorities in today’s Throne Speech.  The CMG, the largest union representing CBC/Radio-Canada employees, urges the government to turn words … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 1, 2015

We must now return control of CBC and Radio‐Canada to the people. Now, more than ever, we need a strong public broadcaster – a solid and vigorous foundation for information and culture in the digital age. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 22, 2015

The major unions representing workers at CBC/Radio-Canada – CMG, SCRC and AR – have written to Prime minister-designate Justin Trudeau urging him to act quickly on the commitment to reverse the $115-million funding cut imposed by Stephen Harper and his … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 9, 2015

Over the next week, please speak with friends and family about how this election matters for the future of the CBC and public broadcasting in Canada. Share what you value about CBC; communicate how CBC connects to your idea of Canada. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 7, 2015

  I am often asked to speak to groups about the media business and the future of public broadcasting. Recently I was invited by the community group Why Should I Care to talk about the value public broadcasting and the challenges … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 28, 2015

This week, on September 29 and 30, the CBC Board of Directors is meeting in Winnipeg. There are fewer than three weeks left in the federal election campaign, and this is perhaps the most important election yet in terms of … Read more »

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