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By CMG  • Posted on April 17, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on March 27, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on March 26, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on March 19, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on February 28, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on February 14, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on February 5, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on January 30, 2020

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 »

By CMG  • Posted on January 22, 2020

Talks intensify with The Canadian Press The Guild bargaining committee met last week with the Company to discuss in detail our respective opening proposals. The Guild has proposed improvements in scheduling and overtime, leave, working conditions for part-time employees, and … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on January 9, 2020

Happy New Year everyone!   First, we are pleased to confirm that the CP Branch at the Guild has a new leadership team. Mike Blanchfield of Ottawa bureau fame is your new national President, Michel Saba from Montreal is Vice … Read more »

Canadian Press

The Guild represents wire service and radio reporters, announcers, editors, photographers, photo editors, IT technicians, and sales staff at Canadian Press. Read more >>

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