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CWA Canada Associate Members Stand in Solidarity with Concordia Journalism Student Association


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January 17, 2019 On January 16th, Concordia University’s Journalism Student Association voted unanimously to participate in a one-week strike against unpaid internships in the province of Quebec. This action will coincide with a province-wide general unlimited strike against unpaid internships [Read the full article…]

Ten Reasons to Join CMG Freelance


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From contract advice to professional development opportunities, CMG Freelance president Don Genova gives you ten good reasons to join our freelance union.

New Year’s Resolution #1: Take Care of Yourself First


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Those with chronic illness or pain don’t have a choice: they have to try and be as healthy as possible every day. So what’s the best way to manage your health while keeping your freelance career on track?

The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #38 — Angela Mombourquette


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Angela won the 2018 Dave Greber Freelance Writers Award. We spoke with her about her eclectic career and the joy of winning awards as a freelancer.

Freelancers Unite to Battle Low Pay and Bad Contracts


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Members of five of Canada’s largest freelancer associations have banded together to fight against stagnant pay rates and contracts that demand the right to reuse their work for no further pay.

Freelancers’ concerns highlighted at Democracy Project journalism summit


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At panel discussions populated by major publishers and established journalists, freelancers made themselves heard.

The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #35 — Geoff Dembicki


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Vancouver freelance journalist Geoff Dembicki talks about taking risks, finding community, and the importance of mentors in the lives of young journalists.

How To Stand Out As A Freelance Podcast Producer


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Freelance podcast producer Jeremy Enns shares the keys to building a successful business.

Chris Enns talks financial planning for freelancers


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Variable income is one of the biggest challenges many freelancers have to contend with. But you can find ways to create stability.

Expanding your freelance portfolio


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If you can research, interview, write, revise and do some basic editing, then you can find more than one type of market to sell your wares.