CFG election results

After the poll closed last night, Sunday May 9th, the following result has been certified by the Election Committee. Lisa Caroglanian Dorazio has been elected as the Director – Membership Management and Recruitment. Thanks to all who voted, the candidates, and to all members for your patience in the process undertaken to elect this position […]

Posted on May 10, 2021 at 1:19 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Poll is Now Open! Vote for CFG Director: Membership

CFG Election: Director: Membership Management and Development The election is open for voting and we need your participation! Poll will close at 11:59pm Eastern Time on Sunday, March 14th. To read more about the candidates and view their introductory videos, click here.  Members in good standing can click here to vote. Please take part in electing our second director […]

Posted on March 12, 2021 at 2:51 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Board of Directors Election Update and Candidate Profiles

When nominations closed on the February 25th for the very first Canadian Freelance Guild Board of Directors, every position but one had been filled by acclamation. During our Media Mixer on the 26th, we had the successful candidates introduce themselves, as well as the two candidates for the remaining position, the Director for Membership Management […]

Posted on March 3, 2021 at 8:14 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Tax Tips webinar now available on CFG website

On February 10th, about 5 dozen people took part in the CFG’s Business of Freelancing Tax Tips for Freelancers webinar. This was a very lively discussion about the important questions facing freelancers at tax time — such as eligible expenses, dealing with foreign income, the G/HST, CERB, CRB, and so on. The webinar is an […]

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Call for Nominations in the 2021 Canadian Freelance Guild Board of Directors Election

Nominations are now open for all positions on the Canadian Freelance Guild (CFG) Board of Directors. We will be electing for the positions of President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and two Directors, one of whom will have responsibilities in Membership Management and Development. Terms will be staggered so that no board will be constituted of entirely […]

Posted on February 16, 2021 at 8:42 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Highlights of the First Annual General Meeting of the CFG

On Saturday, February 6th the Canadian Freelance Guild held its first-ever Annual General Meeting. The online event took just under three hours and accomplished several important goals. Bylaws: The first-ever set of Bylaws establishing the CFG were passed, after some considerable discussion and constructive ‘friendly amendment’ editing. The new bylaws include details about the CFG’s Board […]

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CFG’s first Annual General Meeting scheduled for Saturday, February 6, 2021

NOTE: This event was postponed and has been rescheduled. It was originally scheduled for Nov. 28, 2020.  In early February of 2020 members of the PWAC and CMG Freelance executives gathered in Toronto and over just two days hammered out the framework for what has become the Canadian Freelance Guild. We now have an active, […]

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Webinar: How to Find Work

If you’re looking for more work opportunities these days, hurry and register for the CFG’s upcoming webinar How to Find Work. This online event happens on Wednesday, October 21st from 7:30pm to 8:30pm Eastern Time. One of the first member benefits the Canadian Freelance Guild established after being formed in April of this year was The […]

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Nonfiction Book Publishing: Tales from the Trenches

CFG and King’s College present: Nonfiction Book Publishing: Tales from the Trenches Sunday, November 15 from 3 pm Eastern Time on Zoom Join Karen Stiller, Tyler LeBlanc, Christian Smith, Catherine Fogarty and Leslie Marion as they share their experiences as recent first-time nonfiction book authors. They’ll offer thoughts and lessons learned on all aspects of […]

Posted on October 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , ,

Pandemic University Offers Special Discount to CFG Members

If you’re looking for some professional development during the last few weeks of summer, you might want to browse the writing webinars available online through Pandemic University. It’s a pop-up writing school for, and by, locked-down and quarantined writers. They’re offering suites of short and affordable creative writing classes online. By taking their classes, you’re helping to […]

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