Tag: Canadian Media Guild

CBC to trim 130 jobs over next three months

CBC is set to cut 130 staff across five locations over the next three months. As reported by the public broadcaster, the cuts were announced in...

Radio & Podcast News – CBC expands into branded podcast content

CBC & Radio-Canada Media Solutions has launched a new offering dedicated to creating branded content, including promotional podcasts, under the name CBC/Radio-Canada Tandem. Its...

CBC union questions public broadcaster’s expansion into branded content

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), the union representing CBC employees, is questioning the public broadcaster's move to expand into branded content, including producing promotional...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News

Shaw Communications’ financial results for the quarter ended May 31 saw consolidated revenue decrease by 0.8% to $1.31 billion and adjusted EBITDA increase 15.3%...

Union calls for CBC/Radio-Canada to make half of its casuals full-time

Canadian Media Guild (CMG), the union representing CBC/Radio-Canada employees, has asked Canadian Heritage Min. Steven Guilbeault to earmark targeted funding to convert half of...

FRIENDS petition to restore local CBC TV newscasts gaining traction

A petition by independent CBC watchdog, FRIENDS of Canadian Broadcasting, calling on the public broadcaster to restore local TV newscasts is gaining traction. CBC announced...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – CMG says temporary CBC employees...

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) says all CBC/Radio-Canada employees will receive sick leave during the COVID-19 pandemic. CMG says under pressure from the union,...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – SAIT Broadcast Systems Technology course...

SAIT’s Broadcast Systems Technology (BSXT) program, the last broadcast engineering course of its kind left in the country, is set to fall under provincial...

Regulatory, Telecom & Media News – Guilbeault wants broadcast reform bill...

Canadian Heritage Min. Steven Guilbeault says he’s aiming to have a broadcast reform bill tabled in the House of Commons by June. Speaking at...

CBC cuts to be minimized through retirements, unfilled vacancies: CMG

The Canadian Media Guild (CMG), which represents CBC/Radio-Canada employees outside Quebec, says it's working to minimize the impact of 35 layoffs announced this week...

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