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By CMG  •  Posted on June 14, 2021

By Anna-Liza Badaloo For CMG/CWA Canada As a BIPOC member of the LGBTQAI2S+ community, I know the struggles that come with these intersecting identities all too well. Intersectionality recognizes that we all have multiple identities which overlap and accumulate to … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 2, 2020

To our Black and Indigenous colleagues and friends who have experienced the personal anguish of racism intended or unconscious, we know how hurtful watching this unfold has been.
And we recognize the unique role of the media: Positive change comes with understanding, and that’s why it’s so important that media include workers from all backgrounds. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 16, 2015

The CMG welcomes the recommendations for action to ensure the workplace is safe and harassment-free contained in the report released by CBC management today on the investigation into workplace allegations against Jian Ghomeshi. “We support all efforts that ensure our … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 2, 2015

As a result of recent events, the CMG has been trying to find more effective ways to help members who suffer harassment at work. While formal complaints of sexual harassment are rare, we have learned some of the obstacles that … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 6, 2014

In addition to other countless impacts on our members, and on others across Canada and around the world, deep job cuts at the CBC also seriously damage efforts to diversify the workplace. As a Crown corporation, the CBC is mandated … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on June 5, 2013

A new report by Canadian Unions for Screen Equality, “Focus on Women,” points to a major gap between the opportunities and earnings afforded to men and women in the independent film and TV industry. In general, men are overwhelmingly represented … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 30, 2013

Facebook has a long history of relying on bro-centric rules for content moderation, particularly when it comes to issues that relate to sex, gender, and women’s bodies. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 1, 2010

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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 1, 2010

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 »

By CMG  •  Posted on December 1, 2009

December 3, 2009 marked the International Disabled Person’s Day, when people with disabilities are honoured and recognized for the challenges they face on a daily basis. Of all groups that fall under the category of “equity-seeking”, the difficulties faced by … Read more »

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