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By CMG  •  Posted on June 27, 2019

Polls are now open for CMG members to elect the nine (9) candidates, in addition to the CMG President, who will represent us at the upcoming CWA convention. All CMG members in good standing can vote for up to nine … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 21, 2019

Dear fellow CMG members at VICE Media, Our whole union joins with you today as we face the news that VICE Media will be shutting down operations in Montreal and is preparing for layoffs in Toronto. This is devastating news.  … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 20, 2019

As of end of nomination period yesterday, 17 members have been nominated to contend for a position as a Canadian Media Guild (CMG) delegate to the CWA Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 29-31, 2019. With this number of nominees, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 19, 2019

It is time to get ready for the most important thing we do together – negotiate our collective agreement. We are looking for up to five Guild members to form our bargaining committee. Is one of them you?   Here’s … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 17, 2019

                      Carmel Smyth was presented with the CBC Branch President’s Award at a Guild meeting on June 1 for her contributions to the Guild. Carmel was selected for the honour … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 17, 2019

The Canadian Media Guild’s CBC/Radio-Canada Branch is accepting applications to an editorial board.  While this is a first for the Guild and a developing project, the Branch Executive Committee believes the need to support editorial content through discussions with our … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 7, 2019

At the end of July, there is a gathering of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in Las Vegas, Nevada. CWA is the wider international union of which the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is a part. This gathering of delegates … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 27, 2019

Our union is sponsoring an event this week in Toronto, and you are welcome to attend. The 2nd Annual Arnold Amber Memorial Lecture, sponsored by CWA Canada – The Media Union, honours Arnold Amber’s accomplishments and contributions as a long … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 24, 2019

Founded in the first part of the last century, the creation and development of CBC/Radio-Canada are feats of national will. The public broadcaster is a collective achievement built out of a shared desire to be informed, to be enlightened, and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 21, 2019

Yesterday (Monday, May 20), the NewsGuild-CWA’s Sector Election and Referendum Committee (SERC) released a statement concerning the recent election for the position of President of NewsGuild-CWA ( ). That statement included an observation that the Canadian Media Guild, the … Read more »

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