By CMG  •  Posted on January 27, 2021

CMG President, Carmel Smyth, CBC Branch President, Kim Trynacity and Francophone Affairs Director, Dominique Gauthier, appeared before the CRTC as part of the CBC license renewal hearing. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 17, 2016

Since we started the Fairness in Factual campaign three years ago, more than 400 workers have signed up to be represented by the CMG in collective negotiations with production companies. These hundreds of workers now also have a collective voice … 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 February 24, 2016

The media industry is in turmoil. By CMG’s rough calculation, the industry has lost more than 16,000 jobs since 2008. A recent study predicts another 15,000 jobs will be lost by 2020 in television alone. Cuts, even closures have become routine and are having a devastating impact on workers and families. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 29, 2016

CMG appeared at a CRTC hearing today to make the case that local news is in crisis. The union shared with the Commission stories of how massive media cuts are undermining local news and programming, with examples from across Canada. … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 5, 2016

A first-of-its-kind independent economic forecast shows regulatory changes espoused by the Harper government and adopted in last year’s CRTC Let’s Talk TV announcements will likely lead to the loss of more than 15,000 Canadian jobs and take $1.4 billion from … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 6, 2015

CMG has filed a submission to the CRTC as part of the Commission’s review of local programming, emphasizing the fact that while Canadians place great value in local news and programming, this sector is in crisis across the board and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 8, 2014

Toronto, Monday, September 8, 2014 – The CRTC hearings on Canadian television policy that begin today in Gatineau, Québec, are too narrowly focused on how much Canadians pay for cable and not on what is available for them to watch. The … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on July 14, 2014

The Canadian Media Guild has filed a submission to the CRTC as part of the regulator’s consultation about the future of television in Canada. Here are our key recommendations in the submission: -That the CRTC strengthen public service media within … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 7, 2014

As part of its ongoing consultation about television in Canada, the CRTC is asking Canadians to consider a number of scenarios it has outlined in an online survey called Choicebook and indicate their preferred options for Canadian television. This is another chance to … Read more »

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