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PWAC panel advises freelancers to ask for raises

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Stagnant or low rates should motivate freelancers, not make them timid. That’s according to a panel of experienced freelancers who spoke recently at an event in Toronto.

Free Toronto event: “Journalism in Crisis” Book Launch and Panel Discussion, Feb. 09

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Join Canadian Media Guild and CWA Canada Associate members at this free event and panel discussion, to celebrate the book launch of “Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada” and discuss the future of [Read the full article…]

Free Online Seminar – Pitch Perfect

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Tuesday, February 10 7 PM – 8 PM (EST) Location:  Online via Spreecast It may sound simple, but there are numerous unwritten rules to the magazine query. Know the audience and “study the book” are just a few, but there’s [Read the full article…]

Unions think sector-wide to help freelancers

Story by H.G. Watson © 2014 for / Photo: © Fonna Seidu
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Hosting social mixers for diverse groups of workers is just one way Canadian unions and organizations are reaching precarious workers; focusing on work sectors instead of workplaces.

Warning: The Revelation Magazine

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Freelance writers, photographers and web developers are advised that a Toronto-based startup magazine is behind on payments to its contributors.