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By CMG  •  Posted on October 23, 2013

Dear CMG members at APTN, As you may have heard from Aptn, the company is anticipating some financial issues following the recent CRTC licence renewal  decision.  Aptn’s CEO has requested a meeting with the union to discuss ways to deal with this. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 8, 2013

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) announced today it is  renewing the Aboriginal People’s Television Network’s (APTN) mandatory carriage  status. The decision recognizes APTN’s unique role, and means North America’s only television network focused on Indigenous matters and run by Indigenous staff, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 17, 2013

Due to recent events, your Guild executive at APTN has decided to re-constitute itself on an interim basis until the next round of CMG national elections, which will take place later this year. So we’re looking for candidates to fill … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 15, 2013

Jorge Barrera, Guild member, APTN reporter, winner of the 2012 J-Source Newsperson of the Year Award. Congratulations on being named the 2012 J-Source Newsperson of the Year. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 27, 2013

Today, CMG filed a submission to the CRTC in support of APTN’s licence renewal. APTN plays an indispensable role in the Canadian broadcasting system. In its 14 years of existence, APTN has enriched Canada and the world through indigenous programming and coverage of issues in ways and voices we do not find anywhere else. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 13, 2013

Please help make sure the Aboriginal Peoples’ Television Network continues to thrive … in our communities, on our TVs and online. Write to the CRTC today to support APTN! The deadline for the public to send letters is February 27, 2013. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 12, 2013

Your union met with APTN management on January 30 for our quarterly Joint Committee meeting to discuss the new ADP payroll system and “virtual time-card” process that the company is putting in place. Darcy Smith, APTN’s CFO was on hand … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 5, 2012

Since our last round of collective bargaining, we have been working with the APTN HR to review job descriptions. We have now agreed on the basic job descriptions, and are moving into the final phase: making sure that individual job … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 9, 2011

The Canadian Media Guild is pleased to announce a new workshop designed specifically for indigenous media workers: “Expanding Our Circle: The Union and You.” Terri Monture, who developed the workshop, will pilot it at aptn over two days in December … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 31, 2011

The Canadian Media Guild has sent a letter to Air Canada CEO Calin Rovinescu asking that the airline apologize for a memo that characterizes downtown Winnipeg as dangerous and makes reference to the thousands of people displaced by flooding in … Read more »

Aboriginal Peoples Television Network

Guild members at APTN are primarily responsible for network operations, and producing APTN National News and Contact, the network’s national call-in show. Read more >>

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