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By CMG  •  Posted on November 9, 2018

As of the close of the nomination period on Monday, November 5 at 5 p.m., ET we received one nomination for the role of Atlantic Representative, Freelance Branch. Therefore, Gerry Whelan is acclaimed as the new Atlantic Representative, Freelance Branch … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 30, 2018

Nominations are now open for the position of Representative, Atlantic Canada on the executive committee of the Freelance Branch of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG). The mandate for this role ends with the current term on December 31, 2019. All … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 19, 2018

Members of five of Canada’s largest freelancer associations have banded together to fight against stagnant pay rates and contracts that demand the right to reuse their work for no further pay. The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Freelance Branch, the Professional … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 22, 2017

“Many of the people we’re representing have told me how frustrated they have been, and how some have had their credit ratings ruined because they couldn’t pay bills they were counting on covering with income owed from Venture,” said Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Freelance Branch President Don Genova. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 22, 2016

There may be a disruption in postal services across Canada as soon as July 2nd, 2016 and the CBC has advised us on some options aimed at making sure freelance contributors who currently receive their paycheques in the mail can … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 13, 2016

And then there is a very rare tool: the ability to negotiate a better deal when the contract or offer doesn’t meet my best interests. This is the tool I think many freelancers need the most help with. And help we have, in the form of two workshops offered by the CMG Freelance Branch in Toronto and Vancouver. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 27, 2016

The Freelance Branch of the Canadian Media Guild will now offer a media card, available to its journalist members. “We’ve heard from our members that having a media card may make it easier for them to gain access to events … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 18, 2015

CMG Freelance is advising freelance writers across Canada not to accept work from Yellow Pages that pays in the range of 6 to 9 cents per word. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 23, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is hiring an experienced organizer to work three days a week for a one year period out of our office in Toronto. The organizer will develop and implement a strategy to expand CMG’s freelance membership. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 12, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch is pleased to co-sponsor the first Ali Mustafa Memorial Lecture, taking place this Saturday night (March 14) at Ryerson University in Toronto. “People’s Journalism: Reporting Under Fire” is a fundraising event for the Ali … Read more »

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