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By CMG  • Posted on September 6, 2020

Without the fanfare of parades and community events, this Labour Day will be quieter than usual. But it can be an opportunity to reflect and remind ourselves that our solidarity, as union members, has always been our strength. Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on August 7, 2020

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) is seeking a bilingual Union Representative (Staff Representative) who will be based in Toronto and serve CMG members across the country. This is a full-time one-year contract. As part of CMG’s team, a Union Representative … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on August 5, 2020

It is the professional and legal obligation of all journalists to attempt to contact the subject of a story, even if that requires repeated efforts. Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on July 22, 2020

Nathalie Bastien is a CMG member working at Radio-Canada, and the Francophone Affairs Director on the CMG National Executive Committee.  I never thought the space I’m now writing from―the end of my kitchen table―would one … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on July 14, 2020

Canada’s only all-media union is as baffled as hockey fans at the decision to hire American media workers to work on NHL games in Toronto. The NHL and NBC’s plan to bring in NBC staff to record the games instead … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on July 8, 2020

Jonathan Spence has been elected as the Canadian Media Guild’s new National Secretary-Treasurer in the by-election held July 7-8. With 515 ballots cast, Jonathan obtained 295 votes (57.3%), and Lynne Chichakian received 220 votes (42.7%). Jonathan is elected to serve … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on July 7, 2020

Polls are now open for you to vote in the CMG Secretary-Treasurer by-election. Click here to see the candidates and their profiles Our online polling booth will remain open until Wednesday July 8 at 9:00 PM (ET). When polls opened today, you should … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on July 2, 2020

Workers at the Postmedia printing plant in Toronto are now officially unionized after voting to join the Canadian Media Guild (CWA Canada Local 30213). The Ontario Labour Relations Board approved an application for union certification today. The Postmedia workers say … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on June 26, 2020

By Adrian Harewood

“But what we know from history is that “transforming the discourse” while significant is not sufficient.  We want CBC/Radio Canada and other mainstream media to look and feel and sound and be different in material ways in the weeks and months to come. We don’t want to “overcome some day”, we want to overcome now. We cannot afford to wait.” Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on June 25, 2020

Two media union leaders received assurances from Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault that he will do what he can to help the news industry weather a financial crisis worsened by the pandemic. CWA Canada President Martin O’Hanlon and Kim Trynacity, president … Read more »

Canadian Media Guild

The Canadian Media Guild is a democratic trade union representing 6,000 workers in the Canadian media. Our members work at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada (CBC/SRC), The Canadian Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse (AFP), TVO, TFO, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (aptn), ZoomerMedia, Shaw Media and CKOI Radio Gatineau (Québec). We also represent media freelancers. Read more >>

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