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March events for students and freelancers in Halifax


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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are collaborating on three upcoming events in Halifax. Two free training and networking sessions for students, freelancers and other media workers, and the third is an action in solidarity with the Halifax Chronicle [Read the full article…]

Livestream of Panel on Internships in the Media – Sat Nov 14, 11:30 AM ET

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At tomorrow’s CWA Canada Associate Member Media Worker Forum, we will be livestreaming a panel discussion on the role of unions, employers and journalism schools in ensuring internships in the media are non-exploitative and good learning experiences. Watch the livestream [Read the full article…]

Media Worker Forum


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We’re excited to be hosting a free day of training, discussion and networking for student, volunteer, and precarious media workers. Food and drinks will be provided throughout the day. FREE – REGISTER HERE WHEN — Saturday, November 14, 11:00 AM [Read the full article…]

Upcoming webinars – Free for members


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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are presenting two great webinars this fall. These are free sessions for members, register at the links below! Intro to Podcasting When: Wednesday, September 30 at 4:30 PM EST Instructor: JP Davidson Cost: [Read the full article…]

New CMG video promotes Guide to Working in Canadian Factual TV Production


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The Canadian Media Guild released a new video today to promote a factual TV industry guide produced in collaboration with Canadian factual TV workers. The Guide to Working in Canadian Factual TV Production offers information and advice to people working [Read the full article…]

Freelance Friday! Selling Yourself, Selling Your Ideas


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Toronto freelancers, there’s a Freelance Friday panel discussion coming up next week called Selling Yourself, Selling Your Ideas. The free event, organized by CMG Freelance, is on Friday May 23rd from 1-4 pm at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel (1 Harbour Square) in the “Pier 9” room [Read the full article…]

Media Release: CMG celebrates freelancers on May Day


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Media union kicks off new supports for freelance workers amid global challenges this International Workers Day. Freelance membership in Canadian Media Guild a creative avenue to mutual support, better contracts, sustainable health, safety and working standards. Toronto, May 1, 2014 [Read the full article…]