Off the Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer July 17-23

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?

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From Canada:

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • It’s time for government to act on a growing abuse of workers: As Ottawa considers revisions to federal labour standards, it’s time for a reckoning: thousands of workers in this country are wrongly and deliberately misclassified as ‘independent contractors’ and they’re being ripped off. And so is the federal government. Tax coffers are likely out millions of dollars because of the sham…

Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.

Posted on July 23, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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