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By CMG  • Posted on March 28, 2014

If you have lost your job or taken a package because of downsizing, you are eligible for $500 from the Canadian Media Guild’s Canadian (CMG) parent union, CWA|SCA Canada, toward any training or education course. CWA/SCA Canada developed the grant … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on March 4, 2014

Dear members, We’re pleased to invite you to two upcoming CMG events for Freelancers. WORKSHOP – FRIDAY, MARCH 7 – Toronto Freelance Contracts: How to value your work, get it in writing, and get paid! For members in the GTA, … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on February 5, 2014

There are some exciting changes underway at CMG that are all about supporting freelance members, including a new, hands-on workshop series called “Freelance Fridays” The first workshop on Accounting and Taxes for Freelancers with Sunny Widerman is this Friday, February 7. Send an … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on January 23, 2014

CMG Freelance is proud to announce a new workshop series for Freelance Members: Freelance Fridays! This monthly series will expand on last fall’s Freelance Survival Series that ran in Toronto and Vancouver: Workshop 1: Accounting and Taxes for Freelancers with Sunny Widerman … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on October 3, 2013

The Freelancer’s Toolbox Session 1 in Vancouver will be held Friday, November 1, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Vancouver Public Library, The Morris J. Wosk Boardroom, locates at 350 West Georgia Street. Register here by Friday, Oct 18th. And please forward to … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on October 2, 2013

Together we succeeded in pushing back on a one-sided contract that represented a threat to the livelihood of freelancers at TC Media and, in fact, everywhere. Let’s keep it up. Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on September 23, 2013

For the first time, the Guild is holding elections for all positions at all levels – national, branch and local – at the same time. Nominations are now open for all positions. The vote will be held on December 5-9, … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on September 10, 2013

We are about to get a big boost in our efforts to build our CMG Freelance Branch. After a selection process that took place over the summer, we have a new Freelance Organizer – a position funded for the next … Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on August 22, 2013

The Canadian Media Guild Freelance Branch cordially invites you to take part in a day-long seminar designed to help you succeed as an independent content producer. We’ve assembled a great roster of professionals to help you with some of your most common issues. Read more »

By CMG  • Posted on April 9, 2013

This is a reminder that minimum rates for freelance contributors at CBC have increased by 2.5% as of April 1, 2013. The new rates are available online. Read more »


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