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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Winter Media Mixer February 13 in Toronto

Toronto-area media students and freelancers, you’re invited to a free mixer on Tuesday, February 13 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Watson’s (388 Richmond St W). Enjoy free snacks and drinks as you make connections with your colleagues working in the media. There will be mentors from several media outlets in attendance, including VICE, CBC, Corus Entertainment and […]

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Webinar: Get the Most Out of Your Instagram Account

Pictures are worth thousands of words and Instagram is where everyone is a photographer. With over 800 million users, it’s a social media platform you can’t ignore. Social media expert Katt Stearns will have lots of tips on how to use Instagram in her next webinar, including advice on building your account, proper use of hashtags, engaging […]

Posted on December 21, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Webinar: LinkedIn for Journalists

LinkedIn is often known only as a networking tool, though it can also be used as a powerful research tool. In this webinar, Katt Stearns will show you how to best to use this overlooked social media platform and answer the question, “should I pay to ‘go Pro’?” If you’re one of those people who […]

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2018 Dalton Camp Award deadline December 1

The deadline for the 2018 Dalton Camp Award is approaching. The annual essay competition is open to submissions until Friday, December 1. The competition awards the best essay (or essays) about the link between democracy and the media in Canada. The competition is open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Essays must be written in English and […]

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Toronto media mixer: Beyond Diversity

Toronto-area media students and freelancers, you’re invited to the free Beyond Diversity mixer on Wednesday, October 11th from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Page One Cafe (106 Mutual St). From the “appropriation prize” fiasco, to the editorial decision to protect the identity of a woman who used a racial slur, these incidents over the last […]

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