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By CMG  •  Posted on December 6, 2016

The CMG elections 2016 have ended, and here are the results of the votes held December 1-5: National Executive Committee (NEC) President: Kamala Rao*: 517 (51.4%) Carmel Smyth: 488 (48.6%) CMG Branches APTN President: Tina House: 0 (0%) Bruce Spence*: … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 5, 2016

CMG’s parent union has called for the withdrawal of Bill C-27, a bill that undermines Defined Benefit pension plans. Read the details here, and tell feds to leave our pensions alone & kill Bill C27! Email Finance Minister Bill Morneau: Email … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 2, 2016

Hundreds gathered Thursday night for the 19th CJFE annual Gala in support of Free Expression. At one poignant point in the evening, everyone stood in silence for a moment to honour 121 journalists killed this year around the world for … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 30, 2016

We met with the Company Friday and we have to tell you – we are very disappointed with their lack of response to our comprehensive proposal which we had tabled at the end of October. They will not respond to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 29, 2016

Your Union was briefed by CBC/Radio-Canada management today on CBC’s proposal to drop all advertising along with a request for increased and stable funding that was unintentionally disclosed yesterday. While the CMG has always fought for increased and stable funding … Read more »

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 22, 2016

Get involved on a CMG national committee at CBC! Much of the work happens by conference call; sometimes there are in-person meetings, usually in Toronto. Committee members get paid time off from work to attend joint meetings with management and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2016

Unions representing journalists across the country are adding their voice to advocates who are calling for a shield law to protect journalistic sources and press freedom in Canada. The calls for guaranteed protection come as serious revelations show that journalists … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 18, 2016

Federally, C-27’s approach has already been proposed and defeated in Canada. In April 2014, the Conservative government of Stephen Harper launched public consultations on introducing a TB plan framework federally. Retirees and stakeholders strongly opposed the proposal and the government was forced to retreat. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 14, 2016

You or someone you know can send in submissions for the 2017 Canadian Hillman Prize. The prestigious Hillman Awards honour excellence in journalism “in service of the common good”.  The deadline for submissions is January 13, 2017. You can submit … Read more »

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