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By CMG  •  Posted on October 29, 2015

Today, after much consideration and discussion, the Canadian Media Guild took the unprecedented step of publicly declaring our lack of confidence in the CBC/Radio-Canada President and Board of Directors. We join with our ​colleagues represented by the SCRC (the union … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 9, 2015

CBC management is implementing its new plan this week with supper-hour shows going to their new time slots of 60 minutes and 30 minutes along with the one-minute updates. This has raised issues about who does what, and how they … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 25, 2015

There is a lot you can do during this election to ensure a viable future for CBC/Radio-Canada and support CMG’s campaign to champion public broadcasting. We are not supporting a political party in the election. Our focus is the issue: … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 6, 2015

The Conservative government is taking part in secret international trade talks that could threaten the future of CBC. We are asking for clarification on this at the election’s first leaders’ debate today. Last month, Wikileaks revealed that a majority of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 20, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is saddened but not surprised to learn that a Conservative-dominated Senate committee has proposed a smaller, more privatized CBC contrary to the views of the vast majority of witnesses that appeared before it. “The Senate … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 18, 2015

  Thirty artists and personalities from across Canada will share their talents on Monday, March 9, at the National Arts Centre Theater in Ottawa (NAC), to show support for CBC/Radio-Canada, which is endangered by downsizing and unprecedented budget cuts.   This bilingual happening, organized by the citizens’ group Radio-Canada, j’y tiens !/ CBC I Care! with the support of the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 17, 2015

The unions representing CBC/Radio-Canada employees shocked by disparaging remarks by PM Harper in Québec, demand apology. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 9, 2015

What can we do to ensure a strong future for CBC? The single most important thing any one of us can do is have a conversation about the value of public broadcasting. And then have another one, and another one … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 3, 2015

After months of urging politicians to publicly share their position on CBC/Radio-Canada, specifically whether they support increased funding and guaranteed independence, we were happy this week to hear from Stéphane Dion on The Sunday Edition with Michael Enright discussing the value … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 22, 2015

CMG applauds today’s announcement in Montreal by NDP leader Thomas Mulcair to cancel the $115-million cut to CBC funding made in 2012, and to reform how CBC Board members are appointed making the process transparent and non-partisan. The NDP also … Read more »

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