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By CMG  •  Posted on March 12, 2014

Our collective agreement with TVO expired well over a year ago. Last spring we met a couple of times with management representatives to start the bargaining process. At those meetings – termed “pre-bargaining” by management because they didn’t yet have … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 16, 2014

On behalf of all Canadian Media Guild members at TVO, the branch executive extends hearty congratulations to our colleague, Steve Paikin, on his recent appointment as Officer of the Order of Canada. Five nights a week for almost two decades … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 29, 2013

We’re planning a general meeting for all Guild members at TVO on Monday, December 9. The meeting will start at noon and will take place at the Northern District Library, 40 Orchard View Boulevard – a very short (and invigorating!) … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 23, 2013

For the first time, the Guild is holding elections for all positions at all levels – national, branch and local – at the same time. Nominations are now open for all positions. The vote will be held on December 5-9, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 17, 2013

Earlier this week your bargaining committee met again with TVO as we begin negotiations to renew our collective agreement. The company is still waiting for clear direction on mandate and funding from the provincial government. TVO also wants to await … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 2, 2013

Today, your bargaining committee met with representatives from TVO (Clara Arnold, Laura Myers and Mara Tramontin) to begin negotiations for a new collective agreement. We started by setting out a (non-exhaustive) list of objectives. These objectives are based not only on the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 25, 2013

CMG will be looking for a budget that clearly supports public broadcasting on behalf of Ontarians, as well as a healthy balance of high-quality television and digital programming. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 15, 2013

We are reaching out to decision makers to help start a serious, public conversation about strengthening TVO as a vibrant public broadcaster that remains relevant to Ontarians. The recent cuts were difficult, especially for colleagues who lost their jobs, and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2012

We have met with TVO management to discuss recent announcements about job cuts and restructuring in relation to our members’ rights under the collective agreement. At this time, we know that although nine of our members have received redundancy notices, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 13, 2012

Ontario’s public broadcaster announced today that it is cutting approximately two million dollars out of its budget, resulting in the elimination of up to 40 positions across the organization. Three programs will be affected. As of the end of the … Read more »


The Guild represents producers, reporters, hosts and other production personnel working in English and French at Ontario’s public broadcasters. Read more >>

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