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By CMG  •  Posted on June 28, 2016

Stephen Harper may no longer be prime minister — but his influence on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation lingers. While the new Liberal government plans to invest $675 million over five years “to modernize and revitalize CBC/Radio Canada in the digital … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 22, 2016

There may be a disruption in postal services across Canada as soon as July 2nd, 2016 and the CBC has advised us on some options aimed at making sure freelance contributors who currently receive their paycheques in the mail can … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 16, 2016

  CMG is disappointed that the CRTC has excluded CBC/Radio-Canada and other public service media from its local news funding decision. The CMG provided evidence before the CRTC earlier this year showing that Canadians rely on the CBC as a key … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 7, 2016

Gatineau – March 7, 2016 – The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) met with Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly in Gatineau today to make the case for critical funding for CBC/Radio-Canada needed to stop the ongoing cuts in programming, jobs and production … Read more »

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 »

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