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By CMG  •  Posted on April 9, 2020

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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 7, 2020

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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 30, 2020

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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 26, 2020

Due to the unprecedented public health crisis, The Canadian Press and your union’s bargaining committee have mutually agreed to cancel meeting dates scheduled in April.   We will be back at the bargaining table as soon as possible in the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 25, 2020

We are looking forward to a full return of supper hour, and late night shows as are Canadians across the country who have made it clear how valuable local news is. Viewers want  trusted information about their communities. And they expect to get it from CBC. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 18, 2020

We are disappointed  with CBC’s brash decision to cancel local English television newscasts across the country at this time of heightened concern about public safety. CMG shares Canadians’ surprise that the public broadcaster would decrease its service during an unprecedented … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 20, 2020

Our priority is our members’ health and well-being. With that in mind, and given the uncertainty surrounding public health and travel during the next few weeks and months, the CMG is cancelling its upcoming convention. We will reschedule the biennial … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 17, 2020

Many CBC/Radio-Canada members are now adjusting to working from home, and filing remotely. There’s also a major adjustment in offices where members are deemed essential to operations. It’s going to seem odd – but stay away from each other (for … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 17, 2020

We applaud media companies that have been proactive in allowing employees to work remotely.  Others have agreed not to insist on doctors’ notes for sick days, and some have offered employees additional sick days. We particularly appreciate companies that have listened to our requests for compassion and have extended additional benefits to temporary workers. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 13, 2020

After continued pressure from CMG, CBC/Radio-Canada has agreed to extend paid sick-leave to all temporary employees for scheduled work during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Corporation says it is taking this temporary step to ensure the health and well-being of the … Read more »

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