Toronto: Remaking Game Work forum July 17

Studio closures, harassment, crunch time, rumblings of unionization – game labour issues currently have unprecedented public profile. Join us at a public forum with game developers, media work researchers, and digital labour activists to discuss working conditions and social inequalities in the video games industry and strategies to improve conditions in digital media. The event […]

Posted on July 9, 2019 at 6:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Toronto: Worker Rights in the Gig Economy forum

Workers of all kinds are invited to a forum called “Worker Rights in the Gig Economy” on Wednesday, June 26 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at New Horizons (1140 Bloor Street at Dufferin). Andrew Cash of the Urban Worker Project is hosting the event, which will include a panel discussion with: • Jan Simpson of CUPW • The Justice […]

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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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Webinar: Covering Provincial Politics

UPDATE: This webinar has been postponed until fall. Stay tuned for more details in a few weeks’ time. Provincial policy touches every part of Canadian life. Schools, hospitals and police forces rely on provincial governments for funding; employers and landlords have to follow a provincial government’s laws. Join us for a webinar that will introduce journalism […]

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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) […]

Posted on May 28, 2019 at 8:04 pm by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: ,

Webinar: Declutter Your Digital Data

These days, we all have digital DNA filled with an unwieldy amount of data. Photographs, social media accounts, blog posts, and old news reports fill mobile phones, tablets, hard drives, and the cloud. This results in the digital clutter problem, a largely invisible issue hidden inside sleek mobile phones and invisible data storage. Join us for a Lunch […]

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Toronto freelancer social night April 30

Toronto-area freelancers, CMG Freelance president Don Genova is in your area this week and is hoping you’ll join him for a casual get-together this coming Tuesday night, April 30 at The Wellington (520 Wellington St. West) from 6 to 8 p.m. It’s a chance to meet other freelancers for a bit of camaraderie, networking, and […]

Posted on April 27, 2019 at 10:19 am by editor · One Comment · Tagged with: ,

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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