Black History Month
By CMG  •  Posted on February 3, 2023

NOÉMIE MOUKANDA For CWA Canada                     When you’re the only Black person at your station, your work comes with an often-underestimated set of challenges that can have a direct impact on … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 1, 2022

FELESHIA CHANDLER | For CWA Canada With Black History Month upon us, there’s no doubt that many organizations, schools and even newsrooms across the country will shine light on prominent Black figures, trying their best to make their voices heard. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 21, 2021

Dear Black CMG members, First, thank you for your leadership in stepping forward yet again over the last year to share your experiences and your insights into a media industry that too often undervalues and dismisses you. Many of you … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 26, 2020

By Adrian Harewood

“But what we know from history is that “transforming the discourse” while significant is not sufficient.  We want CBC/Radio Canada and other mainstream media to look and feel and sound and be different in material ways in the weeks and months to come. We don’t want to “overcome some day”, we want to overcome now. We cannot afford to wait.” Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 26, 2020

Submitted By Tayo Bero, CMG member working at CBC         Diversity has been a major topic in the media over the last few years. Both audiences and the media itself have had many conversations about why it’s … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 18, 2020

sisterhood media has taken up the mission of producing and distributing content made for and by marginalized folks, and doing so in the most accessible ways possible. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 12, 2020

Submitted by Debora Grant-Barkun, Hockey mom, proud CMG member, Ottawa I celebrated ‘Hockey Day in Canada’ like a true hockey mom: starting my day at the first of five arenas with my two children at 6:30 a.m. and ending at … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 18, 2015

In the spirit of celebration of the achievements and contributions of black Canadians to the vibrancy of Canadian culture, I would like to present this piece authored by Fonna Seidu about the trials and tribulations of being a young media … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 20, 2013

                        Be curious, think outside the box, read lots anddare to be different. When you hit an obstacle, don’t give up.  Be persistent and be smart. Rely on who … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 13, 2013

To honour Black History Month, we asked Guild members to tell us what advice they would give someone coming into the industry, and what being a role model means to them. Meet them, and read what they had to say … Read more »

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