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Call for nominations: CMG National Secretary-Treasurer
By  CMG  •  Posted on  January 31, 2018

The Canadian Media Guild has a vacancy on our union’s National Executive Committee (NEC) for the position of Secretary-Treasurer.

We are now accepting nominations for that role. The successful candidate will be elected to serve until the current term ends on December 31, 2019.

The Secretary-Treasurer must live within 150 km of Toronto and is responsible for record-keeping, including accurate minutes of meetings, and reporting on the financial affairs of the union.

The Secretary-Treasurer, as chairperson of the Finance Committee, prepares an annual budget in conjunction with the National Executive and the member branches of our union. The budget includes forecasting expenditures of the national union, its branches and committees.

All CMG members are eligible to be candidates and the position is elected at large.

For more information about the position, please click here.

And please see our union’s bylaws here.

To download the nomination form, click here. The candidate, nominator and two seconders must all be CMG members in good standing. The deadline for receipt of completed forms is Friday, February 16 at 5 p.m. ET.

The date for any election will be set following the close of nominations.

If you have any questions, please write to Glenn Seymour, CMG Elections Coordinator at

The Canadian Media Guild is a democratic trade union that represents over 5000 members across Canada, including employees at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/ Société Radio-Canada, The Canadian Press and Pagemasters North America, Thomson Reuters, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, TVO, TFO, Corus, VICE media, Zoomer TV, AFP, in private radio, as well as media freelancers.


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