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The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #39 — Lesley Evans Ogden


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Lesley Evans Ogden is a B.C.-based science journalist whose clients include Natural History, Scientific American, BBC, Nature, and CBC. She shares her thoughts on the challenges of managing multiple projects, how to keep your energy levels up, and the importance of aiming high with your pitches.

CWA Canada Associate Members Will Fight Ford’s Cuts to Education


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On January 17th, The Ford government released a statement regarding drastic changes to post-secondary education in Ontario. These changes include; scrapping free tuition for low-income students, a sharp reduction in the family income threshold needed to be eligible for the [Read the full article…]

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.

The Born Freelancer on Embracing Procrastination


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Chronic procrastination need not be a deal-breaker when contemplating the freelance lifestyle.

Copyright, libel and kill fees: Negotiating a freelancer-friendly contract


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A review of some important contract clauses to look out for… and some advice on negotiating better terms.