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Lots in store for our union at CBC in 2018

This year has a lot in store for us as media workers at the public broadcaster, and as members of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG).  Our union’s membership numbers were stable last year at CBC/Radio-Canada owing to additional government funding … Read more »

15 February 2018 | 4:39 am

Call for nominations: Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer at CMG’s Thomson Reuters Branch

Nominations are now open for the vacant positions of Vice-President and Secretary-Treasurer on the executive committee of the Thomson Reuters Branch of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG). The mandate for these roles ends with the current term on December 31, … Read more »

2 February 2018 | 11:12 pm

Call for nominations: CMG National Secretary-Treasurer

The Canadian Media Guild has a vacancy on our union’s National Executive Committee (NEC) for the position of Secretary-Treasurer. We are now accepting nominations for that role. The successful candidate will be elected to serve until the current term ends … Read more »

31 January 2018 | 4:33 pm

Nominations for CP Branch Vice-President position now open

The retirement of Mary Jo Laforest from The Canadian Press has created an opening for Vice-President of the CP Branch at the Canadian Media Guild.  We are now accepting nominations for the position.  The mandate for this role ends with … Read more »

31 January 2018 | 4:18 pm

Nominations open for positions on CMG’s VICE Canada Branch Executive

Along with many of our co-workers, two members of our union’s Branch Executive Committee left  their jobs at VICE Canada as a result of layoffs in June and January. This has created vacancies to be filled on the Executive for … Read more »

31 January 2018 | 4:02 pm

It’s time.

Our collective agreement at CBC expires in just over a year. The media industry as a whole, and CBC/Radio-Canada has changed in hugely significant, and often unexpected ways, since our current collective agreement was negotiated four years ago. It’s time … Read more »

26 January 2018 | 8:08 pm

Message to co-workers at VICE Canada on a difficult day

Today, some of us were informed that we will be leaving our positions with VICE Canada on account of a layoff. A total of 23 contract and permanent positions are being eliminated from within our bargaining unit. Whether you are … Read more »

25 January 2018 | 11:07 pm

VICE Canada co-workers pull together to face job cuts

Dear fellow members of the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), I am sorry to confirm that with today’s announcement of the end of the deal between VICE Canada and Rogers Media, workers and members at VICE Canada will be facing job … Read more »

22 January 2018 | 5:29 pm

Statement from VICE Canada Union after the NYTimes article

Dear fellow VICE Canada Union Members, We wanted to take a moment to reach out to all of you after reading the article recently published in the New York Times. You may have also read the open letter released by … Read more »

10 January 2018 | 6:08 pm

Canadian Media Guild welcomes new CBC Board members

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) congratulates the five new members of the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors announced today. These are the first Directors selected through a fresh appointment process unveiled earlier this year. Our union recognizes the broad range of … Read more »

20 December 2017 | 12:55 am

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