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By CMG  •  Posted on January 22, 2020

Talks intensify with The Canadian Press The Guild bargaining committee met last week with the Company to discuss in detail our respective opening proposals. The Guild has proposed improvements in scheduling and overtime, leave, working conditions for part-time employees, and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 17, 2020

Your union needs you, and your experience! Click here to apply by Monday, January 20, 2020 to serve on a CMG national committee at CBC/Radio-Canada. Much of the work is done by conference call; sometimes there are in-person meetings, usually … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 19, 2019

Dear fellow CMG members, I’d like to update you on some important items related to our collective bargaining round earlier this year.  New Job Descriptions CBC/Radio-Canada has provided the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) with the seven job descriptions that were … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 27, 2019

This week, at the Quebec National Assembly, the Commission de la culture et des communications is looking at the future of the media, a key issue for the vitality of democracy. The commission seeks the opinion of various media companies … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 14, 2019

The Canadian Media Guild is endorsing the We Choose CBC campaign, sponsored by the watchdog group FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting. An overwhelming majority of Canadians support our public broadcaster and worry about the scourge of misinformation more broadly. FRIENDS’ campaign … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 12, 2019

Congratulations to Ellen Yarr of Charlottetown, PEI who has been selected as the winner of the Ron Pambrun Scholarship Award for 2019-2020. Ellen will be attending Dalhousie University this coming September.   “Thank you so much for your generosity in providing … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 9, 2019

We are proud to announce that the members of the new CMG CBC/Radio-Canada Branch Editorial Board have been selected. They are: Kelly Crowe (Toronto) Laura Glowacki (Winnipeg) Nadia Jannif (Vancouver) Mary Lynk (Halifax) Jacques Poitras (Fredericton) Belle Puri (Vancouver) and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 26, 2019

Canadian Media Guild (CMG) members have voted at 70% in favour of ratifying a new collective agreement between our union and CKOF. The new agreement between CMG and CKOF (in French) is effective June 1, 2019 and runs until August … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 23, 2019

The Canadian Media Guild’s (CMG) bargaining committee has reached a tentative agreement with CKOF for the renewal of the collective agreement which expired on May 31, 2019. The details of the tentative agreement were shared at a general membership meeting … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 14, 2019

We are disturbed and saddened to learn of the death at the CBC’s Toronto building on Saturday. The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is a union comprised of over five thousand (5000) media workers. Over 4000 CMG members are employees at … Read more »

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