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News for the Canadian media freelancer June 11-17


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Trudeau’s government continues to fall short on media’s access [Read the full article…]

Vancouver freelance mixer June 18


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Freelancers in the Vancouver area are invited to a “say hello to summer” get together on Tuesday, June 18 at Red Racer Taphouse (871 Beatty St.) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  CMG Freelance president Don Genova will be in town [Read the full article…]

Webinar: Covering Provincial Politics


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UPDATE: This webinar has been postponed until fall. Stay tuned for more details in a few weeks’ time. Provincial policy touches every part of Canadian life. Schools, hospitals and police forces rely on provincial governments for funding; employers and landlords have [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer on Workplace Injuries


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   I know most people don’t normally associate the [Read the full article…]

Toronto: Game workers mixer June 10


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If you work in the games industry in the Toronto area, you’re invited to a free mixer on Monday, June 10 at Burdock Music Hall (1184 Bloor Street West) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Problems at work? Underworked and overpaid? Not sure [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer May 14-20


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Top tips and trends in social media education [J-Source] [Read the full article…]

News for the Canadian media freelancer April 30-May 6


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Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, communications, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler? From Canada: Distrust in media is on the decline, journalists tell [Read the full article…]

Webinar: Declutter Your Digital Data


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Join us for a webinar on Wednesday, May 22nd at 12 noon ET (9am PT) and author Angela Crocker will teach you how to declutter your digital life.

Toronto freelancer social night April 30


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Toronto-area freelancers, CMG Freelance president Don Genova is in your area this week and is hoping you’ll join him for a casual get-together this coming Tuesday night, April 30 at The Wellington (520 Wellington St. West) from 6 to 8 [Read the full article…]

CAJ Conference opening night freelance mixer in Winnipeg May 2


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Freelancers, if you’re going to be in Winnipeg during the CAJ’s annual conference next month, you’re invited to a casual opening night mixer sponsored by CMG Freelance. Come out to Tavern United Bell MTS Place (345 Graham Ave) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, [Read the full article…]