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Freelancers: “Level up” at the PWAC & CMG Freelance conference in Toronto September 20-23

Freelance writers, mark your calendars for the Professional Writers Association of Canada’s “Level Up: The Conference,” scheduled for September 20 to 23 in Toronto. For the first time, PWAC’s annual conference is being co-presented by CMG Freelance. The schedule of events is packed full of useful professional development and networking opportunities. The theme of this year’s conference is “Freelancers Level […]

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 11:00 am by editor · One Comment · Tagged with: , , ,

Factual TV workers summer social in Toronto July 19

If you work in factual TV in the Toronto area you’re invited to a social night hosted by the Canadian Media Guild. This event is scheduled for Thursday, July 19 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Bier Markt King West (600 King St W). The social night is open to all and free to attend but please RSVP on this Eventbrite […]

Posted on July 6, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Vancouver freelancer social night June 26

Vancouver-area freelancers, come out and celebrate the start of summer at a casual social evening on Tuesday, June 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Central City Brewpub (871 Beatty St). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome to drop by this semi-regular gathering for drinks, snacks and conversation. It’s an opportunity to catch up with some old freelance friends […]

Posted on June 12, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Freelancers invited to VICE networking event in Toronto June 14

Freelancers are invited to a VICE networking event in Toronto later this month. VICE Hustle: Editorial happens on Thursday, June 14 from 5 pm to 7 pm at 78 Mowat Avenue. The event will be a chance for freelancers at all stages of their careers to speak with editors and participate in a panel discussion about careers […]

Posted on June 6, 2018 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

CMG Freelance mixer in Toronto on Friday May 25

Hey Toronto freelancers, CMG Freelance executive members and delegates from across the country are convening in Toronto later this week to take part in the Canadian Media Guild’s national biennial convention — and we’d love to meet you while we’re in town. CMG Freelance members and non-members are all invited to an informal, happy hour get-together. […]

Posted on May 22, 2018 at 1:52 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

B.C. freelancers invited to participate in Vancity survey

Vancity is interested in learning more about the changing nature of work. If you live in B.C. and are a freelance, contract or independent worker, you’re invited to participate in the survey the credit union is conducting to try and understand the effect of self-employment on British Columbians. The survey takes about ten minutes to complete […]

Posted on April 19, 2018 at 10:18 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Halifax freelancer meet-and-greet April 18

Halifax-area freelancers, mark your calendars: CMG Freelance is hosting a spring meet-and-greet on Wednesday, April 18 at The Marquee Ballroom (2037 Gottingen Street) from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Come and join us for this casual social night where we’ll make connections, share ideas and discuss ways we can work together to improve the working lives of freelancers. Enjoy a slice of […]

Posted on April 3, 2018 at 10:06 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Vancouver media mixer on April 18

Vancouver media workers, freelancers and journalism students, come out and join us for a free networking event on Wednesday, April 18 at Shebeen Whiskey House (212 Carrall St.) in Gastown from 6:00 until 8:30 p.m.  There will be free snacks and drinks on offer as you make connections, test pitches, and share advice with people working (and studying) […]

Posted on March 29, 2018 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Ottawa Media Mixer on March 20

Ottawa media workers, freelancers and students, you’re invited to a free media mixer later this month. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 20th and head down to Union Local 613 (315 Somerset St W) from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy free snacks and drinks while you chat with mentors from a wide variety of publishers and […]

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Urban Worker Project Skillshare in Vancouver March 1

Vancouver freelancers and independent creative workers, mark your calendars for an Urban Worker Project Skillshare on March 1. This day-long event will feature workshops and roundtables that will help independent workers develop the skills they need to build successful businesses and thrive in the changing world of work. The Skillshare is scheduled for Thursday, March 1 from 9:00 […]

Posted on February 14, 2018 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,