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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 May 3, 2020

We mark World Press Freedom Day this year in the most unusual of circumstances: a worldwide pandemic has killed hundreds of thousands of people, crippled economies, and challenged democracies. We must start by mourning the media workers who have lost … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on August 9, 2019

We are proud to announce that the members of the new CMG CBC/Radio-Canada Branch Editorial Board have been selected. They are: Kelly Crowe (Toronto) Laura Glowacki (Winnipeg) Nadia Jannif (Vancouver) Mary Lynk (Halifax) Jacques Poitras (Fredericton) Belle Puri (Vancouver) and … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on May 3, 2019

On this day, we commit to continuing the fight to protect freedom of the press in the face of a growing threat around the globe. We’ve long watched countries such as Saudi Arabia, China, Iran, and Cuba strictly limit what … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on March 19, 2019

CWA Canada, the country’s only all-media union, welcomes the measures in today’s federal budget to help the news industry, but worries a possible loophole could let a company like Postmedia funnel millions to its vulture fund debt-holders and to executives. … 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 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 November 21, 2018

CWA Canada, the country’s only all-media union, welcomes the federal government’s announcement of financial help for the media industry, but cautions that the devil will be in the detail. Today’s announcement in the fall economic statement promises $595 million in … Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on April 5, 2017

The Canadian Media Guild has joined the coalition supporting the declaration of principle of the No Free Press, No Freedom campaign. Read more »

By CMG  •  Posted on November 21, 2016

Unions representing journalists across the country are adding their voice to advocates who are calling for a shield law to protect journalistic sources and press freedom in Canada. The calls for guaranteed protection come as serious revelations show that journalists … Read more »

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