During the COVID-19 pandemic, unions have proven to be crucial in keeping workplaces safe and fair. It’s more challenging for us to stay connected and informed with members isolated, but we continue to defend our collective rights and look out … Read more
Before the summer sets in, here is an update on some important matters. 1. Facebook We have heard from some of you, but many more of you may have concerns about the recent announcement of the Facebook Initiative. … Read more
The agency complements well the configuration of journalists across the province. Where large and small media outlets are not present, La PC fills the gap by supplying news.
For example, several daily newspapers of CN2i (formerly Capitales Médias) rely on la PC to cover government activities in the National Assembly and the Canadian Parliament. Read more
We ask that you make news companies eligible for the same measures announced today for small- and medium-sized businesses, or that you allow them to immediately access the labour tax credits under the $595-million journalism support fund. We emphasize that this eligibility should include The Canadian Press given its crucial role providing news to Canadians from coast to coast to coast. Read more
Due to the unprecedented public health crisis, The Canadian Press and your union’s bargaining committee have mutually agreed to cancel meeting dates scheduled in April. We will be back at the bargaining table as soon as possible in the … Read more
Congratulations to Andrew Vaughan, Darryl Dyck and Jason Franson, National Newspaper Award finalists.
Thank you for your work, making us all look good, inspiring excellence, and giving us something to smile about in these difficult times. Read more
It’s time to talk. Your Guild bargaining committee has wrapped the latest discussions with the Company, which lasted for three days. We’ve made some progress, but now we need to hear from you on a number of critically important issues. … Read more
The last two days of negotiations were postponed by the Company and so your Guild bargaining committee used the time to discuss where we are and where we want to be. The bargaining team convened for two solid days and … Read more
Since we last met with the Company in January, there’s been a change in the representation of Guild employees on the bargaining committee. Karen Wirsig is no longer part of negotiations and is leaving CMG, and we wish her well. … Read more
Toronto – January 30, 2020 – The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is advising caution when considering the recommendations issued by the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel. The report recognizes that CBC/Radio-Canada is underfunded compared to its counterparts in other … Read more
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