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By CMG  •  Posted on December 5, 2014

  The annual Gala of Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) in honour of courageous reporting drew attention once more this week to admirable Free Expression champions. The spotlight this year was on the Native Women’s association of Canada (NWAC) … 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 June 24, 2014

CMG has received the following urgent request for support from a group of your colleagues trying to save the CBC Documentary Unit. Please support this petition, by sending an email to with your name and job title. Your signature will be … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 16, 2014

Below are draft notes for a speech by CBC News’ Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge. The speech was delivered on Friday, June 13, 2104 at the Holding Power to Account: Investigative Journalism, Democracy, and Human Rights conference in Winnipeg.  ———————————— Holding Power … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 12, 2014

The Canadian Media Guild celebrates Aboriginal History Month and acknowledges all of our members of indigenous descent. We have people working at bureaus and workplaces all across the country that are representative of the vast diversity of indigenous people from … 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 December 10, 2013

It seems incredible in 2013 that there should still be so many deserving candidates for an award for journalists who risk death daily to expose the grim realities of the lives of their fellow citizens. This year CJFE (Canadian Journalists … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 2, 2013

Journalism awards – Submit your work before the end of the year! You or a colleague may be interested in submitting your work for three prestigious journalism awards: the Canadian Hillman Prize; the 2013 CWA/CAJ Award for Labour Reporting; and The … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 22, 2013

November 22, 2013 – C-461, a private member’s bill, has moved quickly through the House of Commons and is now about to receive Third Reading approval before it goes to the Senate and then becomes law. The media has paid … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 19, 2013

by Jan Wong A student of mine, a freshly minted journalism graduate, recently asked to meet for coffee to discuss her new job. In addition to her duties as weekend newsreader at a local radio station, she had begun covering … Read more »

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