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By CMG  •  Posted on February 13, 2019

Canadian staff at digital media company BuzzFeed have officially filed for union certification. The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), media union CWA Canada’s biggest local, filed yesterday with the Ontario Labour Relations Board and the Canada Industrial Relations Board after a … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 11, 2019

We have two vacant positions to fill on the Executive committee of the VICE Branch of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) – Nominations are now open for the roles of Chief Steward and Equity Director at VICE. The mandate for … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 8, 2019

The Canadian Press announced today the fourth significant round of layoffs since last spring, this time affecting reporter-editors in Halifax and Toronto as well as office administration in Vancouver. The Guild is here to support members affected directly by today’s … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on February 1, 2019

Dear fellow members of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), Following on today’s announcement by management at VICE Media, workers and CMG members at VICE Canada will be facing job cuts. The collective agreement negotiated between our union and VICE Canada … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 22, 2019

Happy new year to all our coworkers! We hope you managed to start 2019 with a bang, we certainly did! Last week was a busy and challenging one at the bargaining table. We continued to look for solutions to the … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 8, 2019

The Canadian Press announced yesterday it will be ending French-language radio newscasts and closing the CP video desk in the coming weeks. The cuts affect eight full-time employees and several part-time employees. These members have our support and assistance during … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on January 2, 2019

2019: The Fight For Press Freedom Dear fellow CWA Canada members, I hope you had a relaxing holiday season, and a big thank you to everyone who has helped us fight the good fight for quality jobs and quality journalism, … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 7, 2018

Consider contributing your energy and skill as a Canadian Media Guild (CMG) member at CBC/Radio-Canada to one of the below committees – CBC Branch committees work to build a better workplace and serve our interests as co-workers. Committee members involved … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 30, 2018

Nathalie Bastien has been elected as the Canadian Media Guild’s (CMG) new National Director for Francophone Issues in the by-election held November 29-30. With 151 ballots cast, Nathalie obtained 87 votes (57.6%), and Omayra Issa received 64 votes (42.4%). Nathalie … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 27, 2018

Last week, we worked to clarify and update the special leave provisions in the collective agreement. We also continued discussions on precarious work at CBC/Radio-Canada, as well as employee wellness.   This was our last full week of collective bargaining … Read more »

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