Freelance social night in Vancouver November 7

Vancouver-area freelancers, come out for a casual social evening with peers and colleagues at Craft Beer Market (85 West 1st Ave) on Tuesday, November 7th from 6 to 8 p.m. CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome. Come and catch up with your freelance friends or meet some new ones. You never know what new […]

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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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Toronto media mixer: Digital security for journalists and filmmakers

In an era of mass surveillance and targeted intrusions, our privacy as media workers – and the security of our sources – is constantly threatened. How do we manage the risks while still reporting the stories that need to be told? Toronto-area journalists and filmmakers are invited to a mixer and round table discussion on […]

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Media Mixer: Freelancer or Employee?

by Shelley Pascual “We need these media mixers to get to know one another, support one another and more importantly, push each other to advance our interests collectively,” said Lise Lareau, a top union official for the Canadian Media Guild. Lareau moderated a panel discussion about the distinction between one’s rights as an independent contractor versus […]

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Events for freelancers in Halifax May 3

Halifax freelancers, students and media workers, mark your calendars for a couple of great networking and professional development events planned for Wednesday, May 3. First of all, you’re invited to a free information session and lunch from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Dalhousie University Club Great Hall (1 Alumni Crescent). Speakers at the event include journalist […]

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Media Mixer in Toronto April 25th

Toronto freelancers, students and media workers, come out for an evening of networking and information on April 25th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Watson’s (388 Richmond St W). This is a free event hosted by CMG Freelance, CWA Canada Associate Members and the Fairness in Factual TV campaign to explore the subject “Freelancer or Employee? Myths, Facts and […]

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Media mixer in Ottawa on April 20

Ottawa media workers, students and freelancers: mark your calendars for an exciting evening of mentorship and networking. You’re invited to a media mixer on April 20th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clocktower Brew Pub (200 Elgin Street). CWA Canada associate members is hosting this event to give media workers a chance to make connections with peers and mentors, […]

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Beyond Journalism panel discussion and networking event in Toronto June 2

Students, emerging media workers and freelancers are invited to a free panel discussion and mixer on Thursday, June 2 at the Page One Cafe & Bar (108 Mutual Street) in Toronto from 6 to 9 p.m. Panel speakers include writer and TV director Buffy Childerhose and digital journalist and novelist Angela Misri. They’ll offer advice on how to use your media skills to […]

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Freelance training and mentorship events in Halifax

There are a couple of great events coming up next month for freelancers and media students in Halifax. CMG Freelance and CWA Associate Members have two days of training and mentorship planned for March 1 and 2. Come out to an evening of training, mentorship and socializing on March 1st at The Company House (2202 Gottingen Street Halifax) […]

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Freelance Media Mixer in Ottawa January 14th

Ottawa freelancers, there’s a CMG Freelance Media Mixer coming up in your town next week. It’s scheduled for Wednesday, January 14th from 5 to 8 p.m. at 73 North (at 73 Sparks St.). The event is part of the CMG’s ongoing series of mixers and information sessions for freelancers and emerging workers in media, communications, tech, and creative industries. […]

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