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CMG National and Branch By-election Results – and – Nomination period extended for various positions

As of the close of the nomination period on Wednesday, October 13, the following candidates have been elected by acclamation:

CBC Branch Executive Council

-Director of Precarious Workers: EVA UGUEN-CSENGE
-Director, Prairies: RON BOILEAU

The nomination period is extended until October 29 for the roles of:

National Executive Committee

-Director of Precarious Workers – NEW POSITION – created at 2021 CMG Convention

Canadian Press Branch Executive Council


CBC Freelance Branch Executive Council


TFO Branch Executive Council

-Représentant.e des bureaux satellites (Ottawa & Sudbury)

Thomson-Reuters Branch Executive Council


And newly added call for nominations:

Reporting to National Executive Committee


The successful candidates will be elected to serve until the current terms end on December 31, 2022.

The Director, Precarious Workers, National Executive Committee is open to all members in good standing who have been employed as Temporary workers at ANY CMG branch during the past 10 years.

If you’re interested in running, or in nominating someone else, please click here to download the nomination form. The candidate, nominator and two seconders must all be CMG members in good standing.

Please include your candidate profile and photo with your nomination.  More info on profiles can be found on page 2 of the nomination form.

More information

You can refer to these documents to know more about these positions: CMG bylaws here and TFO Bylaws here.

You can read about the duties of National and Branch Executive Committee members here, and 2021 National Convention Resolutions here – where the new position was created.

Again, the deadline for receipt of completed nomination forms is Friday, October 29, at 5 p.m. E.T.  The dates for any necessary elections will be set following the close of nominations.

If you are having problems getting a nomination form signed due to COVID-19 quarantine issues, please contact vote@cmg.ca  and we will direct you how to circulate and send in your nomination via E-mail.

All candidates are reminded to review the Guildelines for CandidatesCode of Conduct,  and Elections Policy. Other members who campaign for a candidate are bound by the same policies. CMG employees are not allowed to campaign in support of any candidate.

For more information about the elections, please contact CMG elections coordinator Glenn Seymour at  gs@cmg.ca.

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