Posts Tagged ‘CWA Canada’

Media Mixer – Digital Security for journalists and filmmakers


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In an era of mass surveillance and targeted intrusions, how do we manage the threat to our privacy — and that of our sources — while still reporting the stories that need to be told?

Student/young media union members program supports recommendations of Youth Employment Report


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The CWA Canada Associate Member Steering Committee, which leads the CWA Canada Associate Member program, is voicing support for several recommendations suggested by the expert panel on youth employment. The panel’s report, titled Strategies for a New World of Work: [Read the full article…]

Media Union Seeks Student Membership Co-ordinator (one-year contract)


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CWA Canada, the country’s only all-media union and the Canadian Media Guild’s parent union, has a great opportunity for a Student/Associate Membership Co-ordinator. This is a full-time, one-year contract based in Toronto and includes excellent wages and benefits. The successful [Read the full article…]

Beyond Journalism: Free mixer and panel discussion


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Thursday, June 2nd 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Page One Café, 106 Mutual St FREE! RSVP HERE Join us for a free mixer and panel discussion on using your media skills to find different types of paid work and to [Read the full article…]

Free Webinar – Tax Tips for Freelancers


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Keeping CRA Happy While You Do You: Tax Tips for Creatives Thursday, February 25 6 PM – 7 PM ET REGISTER HERE Everyone wants to do the right thing when it comes to taxes, but not everyone knows what the [Read the full article…]

March events for students and freelancers in Halifax


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CMG Freelance and CWA Canada Associate Members are collaborating on three upcoming events in Halifax. Two free training and networking sessions for students, freelancers and other media workers, and the third is an action in solidarity with the Halifax Chronicle [Read the full article…]

Pay Your Interns! 2016 Spring Summit


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A film screening and panel discussion sponsored by CWA Associate Members

CWA Canada Associate Members call for solidarity with Halifax journalists

Associate Member Steering Committee
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CWA Canada Associate Members are joining the Halifax Typographical Union (CWA Canada Local 30130) in calling on freelancers and student journalists to stand in solidarity with newsroom staff at The Chronicle Herald who could be on picket lines Saturday morning. [Read the full article…]

Livestream of Panel on Internships in the Media – Sat Nov 14, 11:30 AM ET

Katherine Lapointe
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At tomorrow’s CWA Canada Associate Member Media Worker Forum, we will be livestreaming a panel discussion on the role of unions, employers and journalism schools in ensuring internships in the media are non-exploitative and good learning experiences. Watch the livestream [Read the full article…]

Media Worker Forum


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We’re excited to be hosting a free day of training, discussion and networking for student, volunteer, and precarious media workers. Food and drinks will be provided throughout the day. FREE – REGISTER HERE WHEN — Saturday, November 14, 11:00 AM [Read the full article…]