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PWAC Toronto editing seminar March 25


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Toronto-area writers, there’s an evening seminar coming up that will teach you how to do a better job of editing your own work. “Polishing Your Work: From Expert Tips to Editorial Workflows” is presented by PWAC Toronto Chapter and Magazines Canada on [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Mar 5-11


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Applications now open for the 2019 EU-Canada Young Journalist [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 26-Mar 4


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: CBC Tentative Agreement – Information Package [CMG] Torstar reported [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Feb 20-25


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: What layoffs at Elle Canada, Style at Home and [Read the full article…]

SABEW Canada’s 2018 Best in Business Awards are open for submissions


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Freelance business writers, it’s time to apply for the SABEW Canada Best in Business awards. Submissions opened this week for the 5th annual awards program, which covers work published, broadcast and posted during the 2018 calendar year. There are 15 categories for [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 29-Feb 4


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: The new partisan press [The Signal] Applications open for [Read the full article…]

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…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 15-21


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Ontario Tuition Reforms Could Spell Disaster For Student Newspapers, [Read the full article…]

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


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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 expected to be [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 8-14


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Media union hails Godfrey’s step down as Postmedia CEO [CWA [Read the full article…]