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By CMG  •  Posted on July 30, 2014

If you are in Toronto, save the date and plan to join your CMG colleagues at the Labour Day Parade. Everyone gets Free access to the CNE. Free tickets for food and drinks. Swag. Bring your family and friends!     … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 28, 2014

Throughout the summer, CMG continues to work with all political parties to improve funding and independence for CBC/Radio-Canada. We have requested meetings with Shelly Glover, the Minister of Heritage (Conservative), as well as NDP Heritage critic, Pierre Nantel and Liberal … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 28, 2014

CBC Thunder Bay Radio host Heather McLeod explains how the CBC cuts will affect local programs and listeners. Listen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMMXD8esXWA&feature=youtube_gdata

By CMG  •  Posted on July 21, 2014

By Guest blogger Karen Wirsig Everybody lies. Let’s call that Curt Petrovich’s motto. The CBC radio reporter gave a presentation about the muzzling of journalists at the Holding Power to Account conference, held last month in Winnipeg. Petrovich’s meticulous reporting … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 17, 2014

Following recent “substantial production cuts” announced by CBC, nine former CBC Board members are speaking out  publicly and calling on the current board to protect the public broadcaster. Read the full letter here (posted with permission) “With a sense of great urgency, we, the undersigned, call … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 15, 2014

Tell us what you are earning in your latest factual TV work so that we can update the pay ranges we put out after the 2013 survey. Please take a few minutes to fill out the 2014 survey and make … Read more »

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 July 8, 2014

This is a reminder that CMG is offering members the opportunity to refresh their skills or learn new ones through Lynda.com. This online training is offered free to all CMG members and their families through our parent union CWA|SCA Canada.  Lynda.com … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 26, 2014

CBC has announced that it plans to cut 1,000 to 1,500 jobs over the next five years and shift its priorities to mobile and online services in an effort to be a “smaller, more agile broadcaster.” CMG leaders were told that … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 25, 2014

One of the important ways we share stories about who we are as Canadians and earn the international respect we enjoy as a country is by producing compelling television, including great documentaries. Former CBC reporter Brian Stewart should know: he has … Read more »

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