For those who haven’t done so before, participating in Toronto’s Labour Day Parade can be a lovely experience. It involves …
Regardless of the time of year, over the sixteen years I’ve covered politics, there has always been a healthy core of reporters around to discuss stories, swap tales and most important, probe issues to hold government to account.
But not so much anymore.
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“Looking at it now with 2016 eyes, it was a big deal to come out publicly back then,” Chabot says. “I didn’t like my life exposed. But I would not hesitate to do it again. I would do it in a heartbeat.”
Work and labour reporting absolutely includes reporting on role of the labour movement in society, but it also involves talking about the challenges faced by the majority of working Ontarians who are not protected by a union. These are the most vulnerable and precarious workers in our economy.
Five CMG members working in Toronto are the lucky winners of our lottery to attend Canadian Journalists for Free Expression (CJFE) …
Be part of the Community Media Convergence taking place at Carlton University from November 22 to 24. Many media workers, …
Media personnel must be allowed to operate freely without fear of unfounded persecution. We express solidarity with all of the journalists operating in Turkey, including Rasool and the other journalists imprisoned in the country.
As a leader who represents thousands of journalists, I have said repeatedly that I cannot support one political party over another. But that doesn’t mean we must sit idly by and ignore attacks on the interests of our members, the 99% and democracy. When a government, political party or any group attacks the common good, we will stand up, speak out and fight back.