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Ten Reasons to Join CMG Freelance


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From contract advice to professional development opportunities, CMG Freelance president Don Genova gives you ten good reasons to join our freelance union.

How to know when it’s time for a refresh


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What are some signs that it’s time for people or companies to update their websites?

On Cue: Switching from Print to Podcast? It May Not Be as Big a Stretch as You Think


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The desire to create a community with a story is what often fuels such a move – and print and audio have more in common than you might think.

The Born Freelancer on (Not) Having Your Ideas Stolen


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When you’re a professional freelancer, you quickly come to the realization that your ideas are the very foundations of your creative existence. And so you must learn to protect them.

CWA Canada Associate Members Statement on Assange Arrest


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On Thursday, April 11th, Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange was arrested by British authorities outside of the Ecuadorian embassy after his asylum status was terminated. Shortly thereafter the United States Justice Department released an indictment charging Assange for a single count [Read the full article…]

PWAC panel advises freelancers to ask for raises


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Stagnant or low rates should motivate freelancers, not make them timid. That’s according to a panel of experienced freelancers who spoke recently at an event in Toronto.

The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #40 — Kalli Anderson


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Award-winning freelance audio producer Kalli Anderson spoke with Story Board about working in a variety of media and the importance of sharing information among freelancers.

The 5-Minute Freelancer Q&A #39 — Lesley Evans Ogden


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Lesley Evans Ogden is a B.C.-based science journalist whose clients include Natural History, Scientific American, BBC, Nature, and CBC. She shares her thoughts on the challenges of managing multiple projects, how to keep your energy levels up, and the importance of aiming high with your pitches.

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…]

Freelancers Unite to Battle Low Pay and Bad Contracts


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Members of five of Canada’s largest freelancer associations have banded together to fight against stagnant pay rates and contracts that demand the right to reuse their work for no further pay.