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By CMG  •  Posted on October 5, 2021

Journalism is a pillar of democracy. If journalists feel threatened doing their jobs, important stories may go untold, and democracy is undermined. In recent days, many Canadian journalists have been receiving particularly vile sexist and racist comments and threats, often … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on October 4, 2021

It is heartbreaking to see in this age and age the ugly, often violent, racist remarks aimed at many female media workers and journalists of colour. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 29, 2021

CMG welcomes CBC’s decision to acquire information prior to implementing a potential legally enforceable mandatory vaccination program. However the union urges extra caution as employers are legally required to protect the privacy of employees’ personal and sensitive health information. CMG … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on September 7, 2021

As the COVID-19 public health situation changes, many workers are being asked to return to their workplace. Employers can require employees to work in the workplace, as long as the required health and safety conditions set by federal, provincial, and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 28, 2020

On National Day of Mourning, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) joins unions across the country to remember the many Canadians who have lost their lives or suffered injuries at or because of work. On behalf of all CMG members, we … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 12, 2020

The CMG is relieved the difficult decision was made to cancel the broadcast of the 2020 Juno Awards from Saskatoon.  We recognize the event is a highlight for many members who relish the opportunity to work on live production. We … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 11, 2020

As a union representing members whose work can involve extended contact with the public, the Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19. The union is reaching out to employers to clarity health and safety procedures at … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 11, 2020

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) continues to carefully monitor concerns regarding the COVID-19 situation. As a union, members’ health and safety is our top priority and we will be working with employers to ensure the utmost diligence in relation to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 19, 2017

The National Policy Health and Safety Committee (NPHSC) met on 6 December 2017 in Toronto to review policies, procedures, practices, and training related to the health and safety of CBC employees across the country. Along with attendees from the other … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 6, 2017

The National Policy Health and Safety Committee (NPHSC) met on 13 September 2017 in Montréal to review policies, procedures, practices, and training related to the health and safety of CBC employees across the country. Along with attendees from the other … Read more »

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