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By CMG  •  Posted on August 7, 2015

Our thoughts are with Chris Hyndman’s family, especially his partner Steven Sabados, after his untimely passing this week. Friends and colleagues at CMG who worked with him remember Chris as a fabulous entertainer, witty co-host, and generous colleague. He had fans … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 5, 2013

TNG members in Chicago are mourning the loss of celebaretd TV critic, Roger Ebert, a colleague who stood with his union is tough times. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 22, 2012

Marc-Philippe Laurin, president of the CBC branch of the Guild, and his family are mourning the loss of Kelli Marilyn Simpson Laurin, who passed away on the weekend in Gatineau after a devastating illness. She had been ill since February. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 22, 2011

Members of the Canadian Media Guild are saddened by the loss of our friend and ally, Jack Layton. Jack died this morning in Toronto after a battle with cancer. A life-long activist, Jack stood up — and spoke up — … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 15, 2011

Shaun Best, a Guild member who worked as a photographer for Thomson Reuters in Montreal died suddenly Sunday while returning home from covering the Grand Prix. He was 43 years old. Shaun joined Reuters staff in Montreal in 2001, having … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2011

CMG members are mourning the loss of long-time colleague and friend Roger Abbott. Roger died on the weekend after a 14-year battle with leukemia. “Roger was a true friend of the union,” says CMG vice president Lise Lareau. “He was … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 17, 2010

Members of the Canadian Media Guild have lost a long-time friend, comrade and fellow activist. Gary Mittelholtz died last Saturday, March 13, while out cross-country skiing with friends. In addition to being a well-loved and well-respected CBC radio host and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 31, 2009

Officers and staff of the Canadian Media Guild are mourning the sudden and tragic death of Dianne Trottier, a member whose life in a wheelchair inspired us to change our perceptions of ability and accessibility. Dianne worked at CTV before … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 12, 2009

Long-time CMG member and Canadian Press photographer Tom Hanson passed away suddenly on March 10, 2009 in Ottawa at the age of 41. His colleagues are mourning his passing. “He was a photographer’s photographer,” writes Graeme Roy, director of news … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 29, 2008

Canadian Media Guild member Johanne Lenneville died suddenly on Friday April 25. Funeral services are being held today, April 29 at the Urgel Bourgie funeral home in Longueuil, QC; the service will be held at noon. We invite you to … Read more »

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