2019 Dalton Camp Award deadline December 1

The deadline for the 2019 Dalton Camp Award is fast approaching. The annual essay competition is open to submissions until Friday, December 1 at 8 p.m. EST. The competition offers prizes for the best essay or essays about the link between democracy and the media in Canada. The competition is open to Canadian citizens and […]

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November media mixer in Toronto

Toronto-area freelancers, media workers and students, it’s getting darker and chillier out there, but CWA Canada is holding a social event that will brighten up your November. Come out to Craft Kitchen (410 Adelaide St W, just west of Spadina) on Tuesday, November 20 from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm for a free media mixer with complimentary snacks and drinks. […]

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Factual TV/Cineflix class action Q&A and webinar

If you work in factual TV and are wondering what’s going on with the class action lawsuit against Cineflix Canada, you’ll have the opportunity to find out more about it and ask questions next week. The Canadian Media Guild is holding an interactive webinar and Q&A for anyone interested in finding out more about this […]

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Montreal media mixer October 15

Montreal-area media workers, freelancers and students are invited to a free social night and networking event on Monday October 15

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Urban Worker Project’s Freelancing 101 series running this month in Vancouver

Vancouver freelancers, mark your calendars for a series of workshops that will help you get a handle on your taxes and finances. The Urban Worker Project has teamed up with Vancity Credit Union to offer a series of hands-on workshops this month called “Freelance Contracting 101: Survive and Thrive in the New Economy.” New and […]

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Toronto media mixer October 1: Covering Class

Toronto-area media workers, freelancers and journalism students are invited to a free networking event and panel discussion on Monday October 1 at Craft Kitchen (410 Adelaide Street West) from 6 to 9 p.m. The theme of the event is Covering Class: Responsible reporting and barriers in journalism. It will feature a panel discussion with Sara Mojtehedzadeh (Toronto […]

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Ottawa freelancer social night September 26

Freelancers in the Ottawa-Gatineau area are invited to a casual social evening on Wednesday, September 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Union 613’s speakeasy room (315 Somerset St W, Ottawa). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome to drop by this get-together for drinks, snacks and conversation. Come and get to know some fellow […]

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Vancouver freelancer social night September 6

Vancouver-area freelancers, summer is coming to a close and soon it’ll be time to buckle back down to a regular work schedule. But before you get serious for the fall, come out to a casual social evening on Thursday, September 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Central City Brewpub (871 Beatty St). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome to […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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