Nathalie Bastien is a CMG member working at Radio-Canada, and the Francophone Affairs Director on the CMG National Executive Committee. I never thought the space I’m now writing from―the end of my kitchen table―would one … Read more »
The findings: CMG asked members to tell all in a survey probing answers to questions about their health and safety while working during the pandemic. Respondents from across the country, and all areas of CBC/Radio-Canada, relayed their experiences of what … Read more »
With summer approaching, it may be hard to plan family time, a backyard barbeque, or a reunion with friends during this pandemic lockdown. It will, however, be a time we could all use to unplug, take a breath, and not … Read more »
Hi VICE Union members, By now you have probably seen Nancy Dubuc’s email in response to the Wall Street Journal article published Tuesday evening regarding a leaked memo with some distressing info about potential layoffs and office closures. Titled Vice … Read more »
The agency complements well the configuration of journalists across the province. Where large and small media outlets are not present, La PC fills the gap by supplying news.
For example, several daily newspapers of CN2i (formerly Capitales Médias) rely on la PC to cover government activities in the National Assembly and the Canadian Parliament. Read more »
We are very glad that the government listened to our request, and the requests of others, to expand the program. This should be a big help for many media workers in temporary, part-time or freelance jobs.
Now let’s hope this leads to structural change to create more full-time jobs and provide stability and employment standards to precarious workers. Read more »
Dear Colleagues Thank you for your patience, compassion and the work you are doing as we live through these unprecedented times. Many of our friends and colleagues have to go into work through this public health crisis. We respect their … Read more »
Many CMG members working at CBC/Radio-Canada are impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis because of school and daycare centre closures, illness in the immediate family, or other emergencies. If you are dealing with any of these issues, you may request … Read more »
Let me start with some good news: the federal government announced today that news companies are eligible for a 75% wage subsidy to help cope with the COVID-19 crisis – exactly the help we asked for in a letter to the feds on Friday. We applaud the government for its quick action. Read more »