Vancouver freelance mixer June 18

Freelancers in the Vancouver area are invited to a “say hello to summer” get together on Tuesday, June 18 at Red Racer Taphouse (871 Beatty St.) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.  CMG Freelance president Don Genova will be in town so if you have any questions about pitching, freelance contracts or other aspects of freelance […]

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Toronto: Game workers mixer June 10

If you work in the games industry in the Toronto area, you’re invited to a free mixer on Monday, June 10 at Burdock Music Hall (1184 Bloor Street West) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Problems at work? Underworked and overpaid? Not sure what to do about it? Come out for an informal get together with colleagues in […]

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Toronto: Fairness in Factual spring mixer June 6

If you’re in the Toronto area and you work in factual television you’re invited to a spring mixer hosted by the Canadian Media Guild’s Fairness in Factual campaign. Come out on Thursday, June 6  at Hotel Ocho (195 Spadina Avenue) from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for this informal get together. Join your factual TV colleagues for free drinks and snacks […]

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Toronto: Media mixer on June 3

Toronto media workers, students and freelancers are invited to a media mixer on June 3 co-hosted by the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA) and CWA Canada Associate Members. The event is a welcome party to kick off the 2019 NCRA national conference. Come out on Monday, June 3 at Ryerson Trans Media Zone (10 Dundas Street East) […]

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CAJ Conference opening night freelance mixer in Winnipeg May 2

Freelancers, if you’re going to be in Winnipeg during the CAJ’s annual conference next month, you’re invited to a casual opening night mixer sponsored by CMG Freelance. Come out to Tavern United Bell MTS Place (345 Graham Ave) at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 2nd. It’s a chance to meet some freelance colleagues from across the country for a […]

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Montreal Media Mixer and Post-Strike Celebration

The CWA Canada Associate Members program is inviting working journalists, freelancers, students and professors who lent their support to the recent Concordia journalism strike against unpaid internships to celebrate with a media mixer. The mixer is scheduled for Thursday, April 4 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Montréal (Phoenix Hall) located at […]

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Post-holiday freelancer meet-up in Vancouver January 29

Vancouver-area freelancers, come and meet some colleagues for a freelancers’ social night on Tuesday January 29th at 5:30 p.m. at Red Racer Taphouse (formerly Central City Brewing at 871 Beatty St).  CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Get away from your desk and join us for a drink and some conversation with other local freelancers. Please RSVP this week to freelance@cmg.ca to let […]

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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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Reporting responsibly on labour and class

An impoverished landscape By Zaid Noorsumar Alex Press had to do a lot of convincing to get the Washington Post to run her story about 260,000 UPS workers who were threatening to strike. The American workers were fighting a treacherous new contract that would have repercussions not only for unions but for working people in general. […]

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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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