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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 […]

Posted on July 24, 2018 at 11:00 am by editor · One Comment · Tagged with: , , ,

Coalition lobbying for insurance subsidy for freelancers

The Canadian Media Guild has joined with a coalition of artists’ associations to lobby the federal government for funding for a program that would offer self-employed arts and cultural workers a subsidy on extended health insurance. Staff rep Keith Maskell told Story Board this week that the Canadian Media Guild is proud to be a member of the […]

Posted on August 7, 2014 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , ,

Are publishers delaying the magazines best practices guide?

With the recent uproar over freelance contracts, the time seems ripe for change in the Canadian magazine industry. Last year Story Board reported on the long-awaited best practices guide for the magazine industry, a set of guidelines that could help establish professional standards for magazine freelancers, editors and publishers. The document has been in the […]

Posted on March 21, 2013 at 9:05 am by story board · 5 Comments · Tagged with: , , , , , , ,