Webinar: The CFG Social Media Experts Panel Returns

One of the highlights of the Canadian Freelance Guild’s 2023 Summer Academy was the first gathering of the Social Media Experts Panel. Six months on, it’s time for an update on navigating the messy world of social media.

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Webinar: Tax Time for Freelancers

From the moment the clock ticked midnight on December 31st your financial affairs, for the most part, of 2021, came to an end. All the receipts and bills and invoices you’ve been throwing into the big shoebox (or however you track your finances) are basically done for the year and it’s time to start the […]

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Webinar: Investing Basics For Freelancers

So, how is your retirement savings going? No matter if you’re a full-time freelancer or freelance off the side of your desk, it’s important to take charge of your financial future, and that includes saving for retirement. This co-presented webinar will focus on the two main retirement saving vehicles for freelancers: RRSPs and TFSAs. Helen […]

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Webinar: Managing Your Social Media Expectations

You’ve probably been told or felt some pressure as a freelancer to create and maintain a social media presence to help you find work and promote the work you have. Are you getting the most out of your time spent on these platforms? In this hour-long session, we’ll look at the different social networks and […]

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Webinar: Tax Time in November

***UPDATED NOV. 22/2021*** Today’s webinar has been postponed due to presenter illness and has been rescheduled for next Tuesday at 12:30pm ET. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you are unable to make the new date/time please email Don Genova at organizer@canadianfreelanceguild.ca to cancel your registration and/or request a refund. Current registrants will automatically be re-registered for […]

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Webinar: Government Relations for Creative Entrepreneurs

As a creative entrepreneur and organization co-founder, Tracey Arial has thirty years of experience learning about grants, obligations and services established by Canada’s Federal Government. In this webinar, Tracey will take you through five ways to think about government relations, particularly when it comes to the heritage, industry and taxation ministries. Knowing about copyright, income […]

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Webinar: How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less

CFG’s The Business of Freelancing Presents: How to Connect in Business in 90 Seconds or Less Presenter: Nicholas Boothman Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 7 – 8pm Eastern Time In this webinar, Nicholas will share with us how to use the ABCs of face-to-face communication: Attitude, Body-language, Conversation, Communication and Convincing, to create instant, trusting connections, gain confidence, […]

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Webinar: Beyond News Releases – Simple Steps to Effective Media Relations

CFG Guelph/Kitchener-Waterloo Presents: Beyond News Releases – Simple Steps to Effective Media Relations Presenter: Michael Strickland Tuesday, April 13, 2021 7:00 – 7:45pm Eastern Time “Truth is, media releases and pitches clog newsroom faxes and emails by the hundreds each and every day,” explains Michael Strickland. “Few ever generate the hoped-for headlines. Many get deleted […]

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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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The Business of Freelance Series: Tax Time Tips

Freelancer tax questions? Register for the next Canadian Freelance Guild (CFG) Webinar: Wednesday, February 10th  – 9 a.m. PT (10 a.m. MT/11 a.m. CT/12 a.m. ET/1 p.m. AT/1:30 p.m. NT) Marginal tax rate? Foreign income? Eligible expenses? Is COVID relief taxable? What’s different in 2020? New exemptions? Join CFG and Shannon Lee Simmons, founder of the New […]

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