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By CMG  •  Posted on August 11, 2016

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is disappointed to learn that CBC/Radio-Canada is cutting important radio programming that serves minority French language communities in Western Canada. CMG, which represents Radio-Canada workers outside of Québec, has learned that the daily local 30-minute … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 25, 2016

CBC management announced today how the new $75 million in government funding will be spent this year, confirming that none of the hundreds of jobs cut since 2012 will be reinstated. The “2020 Plan,” announced two years ago, is still … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 22, 2016

Ahead of CBC CEO Hubert Lacroix’s scheduled announcement on Monday of his plans for the new CBC funding, CMG is reminding management that this is an opportunity to rectify the decisions of the last decade with the goal of restoring … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 21, 2016

In anticipation of the speech by Hubert Lacroix, the CEO of CBC/Radio Canada on Monday, CMG is taking the time to remind the Corporate leaders about the impact of the cuts of the 8 years on the Corporation, its staff … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 4, 2015

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is encouraged to see that the new government has reaffirmed support for CBC/Radio-Canada among its top priorities in today’s Throne Speech.  The CMG, the largest union representing CBC/Radio-Canada employees, urges the government to turn words … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 1, 2015

We must now return control of CBC and Radio‐Canada to the people. Now, more than ever, we need a strong public broadcaster – a solid and vigorous foundation for information and culture in the digital age. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 26, 2015

We welcome all interest in the work done by media workers at the CBC/Radio Canada. But it’s disappointing to see the lack of analysis in Konrad Yakabuski’s column (CBC has proved it can withstand the axe. Nov 26/15). Yakabuski is … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 5, 2015

The marchers leave Tuesday, October 6 from the CBC/Radio-Canada building in Montreal, and will be arriving on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, on Monday, Oct 12. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 2, 2015

The future health and viability of the CBC, as Canada’s public broadcaster, is an issue on which the parties are truly differentiating themselves. Voters have a clear choice on October 19. And even though three of four party leaders have been pleased to talk about it, they don’t get a lot of media attention when they do so. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2015

For decades, the CBC’s TV, radio, and online programming, along with other initiatives such as the Festival, have provided a platform for Canadian artists to reach a larger audience. It’s often the first, and sometimes only, outlet that will play their music and conduct interviews for a national audience. It’s a vital part of the music ecosystem in this country. Read more »

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