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By CMG  •  Posted on April 17, 2014

The MediaTech Commons, online community for digital media workers and host of the Digital Media Mixer series, is opening up its mandate – and we wanted you to be the first to know. On May 1 we will launch CMG … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 14, 2014

Storytelling + Coding = ? Join Canadian Media Guild (CMG) Freelance at a digital media mixer in Gastown (Vancouver) on Thursday April 24 at 5:30 PM to meet colleagues and hear about the opportunities and challenges that exist at the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 10, 2014

Canadian Media Guild leaders across the country are preparing to help members deal with the new round of layoffs announced today. A total of 657 positions will be lost over the next two years as the public broadcaster works to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 3, 2014

The delegates who will attend the Canadian Media Guild’s Convention to be held from May 23-25 in Toronto will hear from a range of thoughtful, bold speakers. On this 20th anniversary of the CMG, what a great occasion to hear from these remarkable speakers who will challenge and inspire us. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2014

A memorial to celebrate the life and career of Eddie Vaar, a cameraman who is being credited with teaching generations of journalists the ropes of the news business over a 50-year career with the CBC will be held Sunday, April 6 at 2 p.m. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 28, 2014

If you have lost your job or taken a package because of downsizing, you are eligible for $500 from the Canadian Media Guild’s Canadian (CMG) parent union, CWA|SCA Canada, toward any training or education course. CWA/SCA Canada developed the grant … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 4, 2014

Dear members, We’re pleased to invite you to two upcoming CMG events for Freelancers. WORKSHOP – FRIDAY, MARCH 7 – Toronto Freelance Contracts: How to value your work, get it in writing, and get paid! For members in the GTA, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 5, 2014

There are some exciting changes underway at CMG that are all about supporting freelance members, including a new, hands-on workshop series called “Freelance Fridays” The first workshop on Accounting and Taxes for Freelancers with Sunny Widerman is this Friday, February 7. Send an … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 23, 2014

CMG Freelance is proud to announce a new workshop series for Freelance Members: Freelance Fridays! This monthly series will expand on last fall’s Freelance Survival Series that ran in Toronto and Vancouver: Workshop 1: Accounting and Taxes for Freelancers with Sunny Widerman … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 3, 2013

The Freelancer’s Toolbox Session 1 in Vancouver will be held Friday, November 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Vancouver Public Library, The Morris J. Wosk Boardroom, locates at 350 West Georgia Street. Register here by Friday, Oct 18th. And please forward to … Read more »


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