G-Force is the e-newsletter of the Canadian Media Guild. It is issued four times per year. We encourage your comments suggestions and story ideas. Write to editor Karen Wirsig (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 1-800-465-4149 or 416-591-5333.
The beginning of 2011 brings new leaders to the Canadian Media Guild. As the new national president, I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues and members from across the country over the coming term. And there is … Read more »
During the month of February, Canada will celebrate the contributions made to this country by Canadians of African descent. The story of our country cannot be told without knowing about and acknowledging the ways in which Black Canadians cleared, built … Read more »
This is the year that Canada makes a big change to how TV is broadcast over the air, at least in major centres, but odds are you haven’t heard much about it yet. Given that you work in the industry, … Read more »
These past few months at the Freelance Branch at the Canadian Media Guild have been unprecedented in our outreach to new members and new directions for our efforts. Since the Branch was created several years ago, its members have been … Read more »
The Canadian Labour Congress held its first Human Rights and Equity Conference, called Rise Up for Your Rights, in December. The organizers had planned for 300 delegates but the response was overwhelming, so much that the conference had to turn … Read more »
Stop the meter on your Internet Media makers of all kinds are finding new and exciting ways to use the Internet. From independent and citizen journalists, to community initiatives, to professional media organizations, the net is exploding with opportunities to … Read more »
I’ve been off sick for a few weeks, and my employer is starting to ask questions. How much does my employer really have to know about my medical condition? Your employer is entitled to basic information that enables them to … Read more »