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By CMG  •  Posted on November 19, 2021

Toronto member David Friend has been acclaimed as the new Secretary-Treasurer on the union’s executive council at The Canadian Press. David joins CMG/CP President Mike Blanchfield and nine other volunteers who serve on the committee that represents members across the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 24, 2021

The union at The Canadian Press has reached a tentative deal with the employer. This comes after members of the Canadian Media Guild in Québec and Ontario voted at 95% for a strike, earlier this week. The CMG would like … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 30, 2021

Toronto, Aug. 30, 2021– The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) has filed for conciliation in Ontario and Québec after bargaining talks with The Canadian Press (CP) broke down.  The decision follows more than a year and a half of talks between … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 23, 2021

Update   Collective bargaining between the Canadian Media Guild and The Canadian Press has effectively been deadlocked over CP’s demands that an increase in compensation, in any form, come out of the pockets of Group 3 editorial CP employees in … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 19, 2021

Dear members,   We are aware some of you will be covering the elections on the road and/or have in-person assignments. The following Q&A may be helpful as you partially resume work in the field or in the office.    … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 19, 2021

It has taken a while but collective bargaining is resuming at The Canadian Press today. We are hopeful that work done during the winter and spring has paved the way for a more co-operative approach and we will be able … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 2, 2021

CMG members at PMNA Calgary have voted 100% in favour of ratifying the new collective agreement between our union and PMNA. The agreement is effective July 1, 2021 and runs until June 1, 2024. The ratification vote was held June … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 28, 2021

We will hold a membership meeting on Tuesday, June 1 at 10 a.m. MT to go over the agreement and for the bargaining committee to take members’ questions. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 29, 2021

The eight National Newspaper Award nominations for The Canadian Press are representative of our shared commitment and dedication to our craft. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 27, 2021

Completed nomination forms can be sent to CMG Elections Coordinator Glenn Seymour at by 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 11. Read more »

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