Posts Tagged ‘Associate Member’

Media Mixer: Freelancer or Employee?


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by Shelley Pascual “We need these media mixers to get to know one another, support one another and more importantly, push each other to advance our interests collectively,” said Lise Lareau, a top union official for the Canadian Media Guild. Lareau [Read the full article…]

Media mixer in Ottawa on April 20

Media mixer in Ottawa
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Ottawa media workers, students and freelancers: mark your calendars for an exciting evening of mentorship and networking. You’re invited to a media mixer on April 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clocktower Brew Pub (200 Elgin Street). CWA Canada associate members is [Read the full article…]

Webinar April 11: Cyber Security for Journalists


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This webinar will focus on tangible and easy steps reporters can take to secure their everyday activities online and off.

Webinar: “How To Go Viral Like A Journalist”


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The next in our series of professional development webinars is scheduled for Tuesday February 28, at 3:00 p.m. E.T.

Free Toronto event: “Journalism in Crisis” Book Launch and Panel Discussion, Feb. 09


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Join Canadian Media Guild and CWA Canada Associate members at this free event and panel discussion, to celebrate the book launch of “Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada” and discuss the future of [Read the full article…]

Writers’ Rights event in Toronto January 28


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Join us in Toronto on January 28th for a discussion about Nicole Cohen’s new book Writers’ Rights: Freelance Journalism in a Digital Age

Journalism interns: Share your experiences!


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Did you work as a journalism intern at a media company in Canada or the United States between 2013 and 2016? Researcher Errol Salamon would like to hear about your experiences. He’s working on a research project on journalism internships, and is [Read the full article…]

Webinar for members: How to pitch to The Doc Project


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  Radio freelancers, CMG Freelance is running a webinar with CBC’s Tanya Springer this week that will teach you how to pitch your documentary idea to The Doc Project. Click here to register for the event and mark your calendars for Wednesday November [Read the full article…]

YWS brings young workers together in solidarity

by Kayla Perry, CWA Canada Associate Membership Coordinator
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Over 400 young workers gathered in Ottawa between Oct. 23 and 25 to discuss issues youth face, including employment, the labour movement, and the importance of unions. CWA Canada Associate Members representatives were among those who advocated for the young workers movement at the summit.

Toronto – free digital media mixer, Nov. 22


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  When: Tuesday, November 22nd, 5:30 – 8:30 PM EST Where: Watson’s, 388 Richmond St. W, Toronto, ON, M5V 3P1 FREE! RSVP HERE Join CMG, CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members for a free mixer for students, freelancers and current media workers in the GTA. This [Read the full article…]