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By CMG  •  Posted on April 30, 2015

By guest blogger Lise Lareau When people tune to the CBC – as they will – for the results from Alberta’s exciting election on Tuesday, they should be aware that nearly every videographer working on the show has a layoff … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 28, 2015

With the latest round of job reductions, it’s now clearer than ever that the CBC cannot fulfill its federally legislated mandate. As president and as a board member, it’s your duty to uphold that mandate and to advocate on behalf of public broadcasting. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 26, 2015

The CBC’s announcement today that it is cutting 244 jobs across the country, mostly in news programming, is deeply disturbing. This “2020 update “ continues to diminish the capacity of the public broadcaster to do quality journalism, and serve Canadians … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 12, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch is pleased to co-sponsor the first Ali Mustafa Memorial Lecture, taking place this Saturday night (March 14) at Ryerson University in Toronto. “People’s Journalism: Reporting Under Fire” is a fundraising event for the Ali … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 17, 2015

The unions representing CBC/Radio-Canada employees shocked by disparaging remarks by PM Harper in Québec, demand apology. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 4, 2015

By guest blogger Karen Wirsig You’re in a job you should love with a friendly boss who sits a couple of desks over in your bright, open-concept office and buys everyone dinner once a week. Most of your friends who … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 2, 2015

You are invited to the presentation and reception for the 5th Annual Canadian Hillman Prize in Journalism,an award that honours excellence in journalism in service of the common good. The event will take place on March 12th, 2015  at the Drake … Read more »

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 »

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