I want to take a moment to wish you my best for the New Year. I am delighted to hear from members who impress me daily with tales of tenacity, and of finding innovative ways to improve their working lives, and bond with colleagues. Read more »
Awaiting the CBC licence decisions, expected in early 2013. The Guild proposed a fund of $65 million per year, the vast majority of which we anticipate would go to CBC and Radio-Canada for local programming Read more »
Organized by Ryerson’s Centre for Labour Management Relations and members of the Canadian Media Guild and ACTRA, the conference addressed topics including wage theft, copyright and workers’ rights. Read more »
By Karen Wirsig In Harperland, it is easy to get the impression there is widespread doubt about the country’s need for a public broadcaster. It’s not that Harperland has no culture. Harperland’s favourite TV show title is Father knows best. … Read more »
More details are emerging on the impacts of this spring’s CBC cuts, notably the gutting of Radio Canada International, Canada’s voice to the world. According to RCI staff in Montreal, the RCI budget is being cut by more than 80%, … Read more »
The winner of the inaugural Canadian Association of Journalists’ labour reporting award is Huffington Post Canada’s Rachel Mendleson, whose article, “Canada income inequality and the decline of unions,” describes how unionized workers turn “bad jobs into better jobs” as a … Read more »
The Canadian Writer’s Group has published an electronic feature on CBC vice president Kirsten Stewart by Jason McBride. “Can this woman save the CBC?” is available as an ebook from Kobo and Kindle and is part of a series CWG … Read more »
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