CWA/SCA Canada is the national parent union of the Canadian Media Guild, and represents more than 7,000 media workers across Canada at newspapers and broadcasters including CBC, APTN, The Canadian Press, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette, Halifax Chronicle Herald and Victoria Times Colonist.
The Canadian Media Guild is a democratic trade union local representing 6,000 workers in the Canadian media. Our members work at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation/Société Radio-Canada (CBC/SRC), The Canadian Press, Thompson-Reuters, Agence France-Presse (AFP), TVO, TFO, the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN), ZoomerMedia, Shaw Media and CKOI Radio Gatineau (Québec). We are also freelancers who work in media, communications, creative, information technology and knowledge sectors.
CMG Freelance is the Branch or section of the local (The Canadian Media Guild) that ensures direct political representation for freelance members. The Freelance Branch has a democratically elected executive of freelance members who work together to provide leadership and contribute expertise to support freelance members, as well as ensure freelancers enjoy space and consideration within the wider operations of the Guild.