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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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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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 […]

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