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The Canadian Media Guild is a democratic trade union representing 6,000 workers in the Canadian media.

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    The CMG CBC Branch Executive, on behalf of thousands of media workers and journalists at CBC and Radio-Canada, mourns and […]

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    The final scheduled week of negotiations towards a new collective agreement begin next Tuesday, February 20.  We have concluded most […]

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    The bargaining team pushed through very long days this week, in an effort to find agreements on a variety of […]

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Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN)

The Guild represents around 45 employees at the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. Our members at aptn include producers, studio crew, reporters, master control operators, videojournalists, researchers, shooter/editors, anchors and broadcast technicians.

BuzzFeed

Members at Buzzfeed Canada produce content for the internet. Their work is focused on but not limited to food, news, pop culture, and commerce articles. They are primarily located in Toronto. Our members working at Buzzfeed are committed to providing quality news, and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people.

Canada's National Observer

Canada's National Observer reports on climate, environment and society. Our award-winning journalists and columnists set the agenda on the climate conversation, with investigations, analysis and special reports.

Canadian Media Guild

The Canadian Media Guild is a democratic trade union representing 6,000 workers in the Canadian media. Our members work at the CBC Radio-Canada, The Canadian Press, Reuters, AFP, TVO, TFO, APTN, ZoomerMedia, CKOI Radio and media freelancers.

Canadian Press

The Guild represents about 300 people at The Canadian Press. They include wire service reporters, radio reporters, announcers, editors, photographers, photo editors, computer maintenance technicians, and sales staff.

CBC/Radio-Canada

The vast majority of what you see, hear and read on CBC radio, TV and the Internet, in French and English, has been made by Guild members. We are on-air, production, technical and administrative employees at CBC/Radio-Canada outside Quebec and Moncton.

CKOF

CKOF-FM is a French-language commercial radio station in Gatineau, Quebec, serving the National Capital Region including Ottawa. Owned and operated by Cogeco, it broadcasts a talk radio format, calling itself "104,7 FM". Some programming is shared with sister station CKOI-FM Montreal.

Corus

Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian mass media company. The company was founded in 1987 as Shaw Radio, Ltd. as a subsidiary of Shaw Communications and was spun-off from Shaw in 1999. It has prominent holdings in the radio, publishing, and television industries.

Islington Printing

The Guild bargaining unit at the Post Production Plant (PPP) was certified in 2020. The branch is comprised of all the employees at the Islington printing facility located in Etobicoke. These members work in the press room, reel room, and distribution center.

Thomson Reuters

The Guild represents reporters, photographers and technicians, as well as accounting, client support and secretarial staff, at Thomson Reuters. They work in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Calgary. The Guild has represented Thomson Reuters’ employees in Canada since 1976.

TVO

TVOntario was established in 1970 to provide commercial-free programming and interactive media resources that educate, inform, and entertain. In 1987, TVOntario established tfo, a French-language network, to join TVO, the existing English-language network. In mid-2007, the organization was split into two separate operations for English- and French-language broadcasting.

Vice Media

CMG at VICE Canada became official in June 2016. Members at VICE Canada work in editorial, production, post-production, marketing, design and administration. VICE is a global youth media company and content creation studio and has an array of digital channels, a TV production studio, a film studio, a magazine, a creative services agency and a book publishing company.

ZoomerMedia

The Guild bargaining unit at ZoomerMedia was certified in January, 2005, back when the broadcaster was known as Vision TV. We represent some 50 employees in various departments, including Production, Programming, Finance & Administration and Marketing & Communications. We negotiated our first collective agreement in 2007.
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