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By CMG  •  Posted on September 22, 2015

CBC announced today at a town hall for staff that it is selling all its property across the country, including major production facilities in Montreal and Toronto. These buildings were paid for by Canadians to allow the public broadcaster to produce … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 25, 2015

There is a lot you can do during this election to ensure a viable future for CBC/Radio-Canada and support CMG’s campaign to champion public broadcasting. We are not supporting a political party in the election. Our focus is the issue: … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 14, 2015

To advocate in favour of public broadcasting and a strong, well-funded, pan-Canadian public broadcaster during this federal election, CMG is required by law to register with Elections Canada as a “third party.” Since support of public broadcasting is an issue … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 6, 2015

The Conservative government is taking part in secret international trade talks that could threaten the future of CBC. We are asking for clarification on this at the election’s first leaders’ debate today. Last month, Wikileaks revealed that a majority of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 20, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is saddened but not surprised to learn that a Conservative-dominated Senate committee has proposed a smaller, more privatized CBC contrary to the views of the vast majority of witnesses that appeared before it. “The Senate … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 2, 2015

Like numerous Canadians and many organizations, CMG has asked the national political parties running in the upcoming federal election to say clearly what they will do to ensure sustainable funding and guaranteed independence for CBC/Radio-Canada, our national public broadcaster. This … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 24, 2015

Last fall – well before we knew Shad would even be considered for host of CB’s Q – we reached out to him for the CMG campaign to Champion public broadcasting. After months of sorting out logistics, we connected with … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 13, 2015

And the idea that we in Canada have an organization that’s been here longer than I have, that helps us share a voice, that lets us see ourselves in a type of mirror, that is rare in the world. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 10, 2015

Last night’s sold-out event at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa brought together 900 passionate advocates from Ottawa-Gatineau and other parts of Canada calling for a strong and vibrant national public broadcaster. Close to 1,200 Canadians watched online as artists … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 2, 2015

After months of encouraging  all political parties to support more funding for CBC/Radio-Canada, we were encouraged to see the NDP speaking in support publicly at the Toronto Broadcast Centre today. Thomas Mulcair reiterated his party’s commitment to restore the $115-million … Read more »

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