Group Health Benefits via The Writers’ Coalition and AFBS

The Canadian Media Guild has partnered with the not-for-profit insurance company, AFBS, to provide CMG members with an affordable health benefits program uniquely responsive to self-employed workers.

The AFBS Writers’ Coalition Program is a national health insurance plan that’s affordable, easy to join and your acceptance is guaranteed – no medical questions are asked.

The program offers two plans to choose from:

  • Standard Program
  • Comprehensive Program

Both programs offer the same core benefit categories that include:

  • Dental
  • Prescription Drug
  • Extended Health Care (vision care, hospital rooms, medical equipment, massage etc…)
  • Travel Emergency Medical
  • Life
  • AD&D
  • The Member and Family Assistance Program (MFAP)

Coverage is available for families, there’s a convenient monthly payment option and premiums may be tax deductible.

To get a free, no-obligation quote go to:

To learn more about the programs, go to: or you can also watch this webinar featuring Jason Saulay of AFBS explaining the benefits available and the various payment options.

To contact us via email or phone:

1.800.387.8897 ext.238 or local at 416-967-6600 ext. 238

Union Savings-Additional Insurance Benefits to Members

Enjoy financial savings, competitive rates and expert advice on insurance, mortgages and more. Go to When you are asked to register, choose CWA-Communication Workers of America as your union.