CBC cuts
By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2015

For decades, the CBC’s TV, radio, and online programming, along with other initiatives such as the CBCMusic.ca 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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 28, 2015

Montreal, Thursday, September 24, 2015 CMG joined hundreds of citizens who came out ahead of the Leaders’ Debate in French to stand in front of La Maison de Radio-Canada and share their support for the the national public broadcaster and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 22, 2015

CBC announced today at a town hall for staff that it is selling all its property across the country, including major production facilities in Montreal and Toronto. These buildings were paid for by Canadians to allow the public broadcaster to produce … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 27, 2015

CMG Presidents endorse campaign and call on Senior Management and Board of Directors to fight along with CMG for CBC/Radio-Canada Over the past weekend, delegates to the Presidents Council of the CBC Branch unanimously adopted a resolution to endorse the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 20, 2015

Guild leaders on the CBC Branch Executive will be meeting with CBC president Hubert Lacroix this Friday, May 22 in Toronto. This will be an opportunity to discuss and share our concerns with senior management about a variety of important … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 7, 2015

Our collective agreement requires the employer to provide notice when looking at significant changes with great impact on working conditions, and must consult the union so the two parties can examine the reason and nature of the change, its impact. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 16, 2015

CMG leaders are meeting with affected members across the country as CBC management implements its latest round of programming and job cuts and delivers redundancy notices. In total, 241 CMG positions are eliminated this time around for a total of … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 9, 2015

1,300 people laid-off in one year – the worst year since the arrival of the Conservatives. The rate of layoffs is absurd and is endangering the very existence of the public broadcaster. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 9, 2015

With nearly 250 more job losses announced for this month, the total number of destructive job cuts since April 10 of last year at CBC and Radio-Canada sits at well over 1,100. To show your support for your CBC and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 26, 2015

The CBC’s announcement today that it is cutting 244 jobs across the country, mostly in news programming, is deeply disturbing. This “2020 update “ continues to diminish the capacity of the public broadcaster to do quality journalism, and serve Canadians … Read more »

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