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Many of the country’s newspapers were pulled back from the brink with today’s announcement that federal wage subsidies will be extended to all businesses regardless of size. CWA Canada President Martin O’Hanlon had on Friday issued an urgent appeal to Ottawa to provide immediate financial aid to the news industry. He asked that publishers be eligible for the same measures …

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A Letter to Members – COVID-19 Download letter here

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Written on Dec, 11, 2019 by in , , | Leave a comment

Challenger Jon Schleuss has won The NewsGuild-CWA election, unseating incumbent Bernie Lunzer to claim the presidency. The unofficial tally Tuesday showed Schleuss, a Los Angeles Times graphics and data journalist, with 1,979 (56.7%) votes and 1,514 (43.3%) for Lunzer. Schleuss, whose four-year term begins immediately, ran on a platform to reform and modernize the 87-year-old union. “We now have a …

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After years of effort, the movie Stand!, a musical that tells the story of the Winnipeg General Strike, opens in theatres on Nov. 29. Please share the attached message with your members and do all you can to help promote the movie on social media. I would also encourage Locals to buy tickets and provide them to members free of …

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please follow this link to view the NewsGuild-CWA Presidential Candidates’ Debate View on VIMEO

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Written on Oct, 24, 2019 by in , | Leave a comment

        The two contenders for presidency of The NewsGuild-CWA will square off Saturday in a live online debate, in which CWA Canada members can participate. Members can submit questions both before and during the debate, which begins at 6:30 p.m. EDT on Oct. 26. It will be moderated by Larry Cohen, a former president of the Communications …

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Written on Aug, 13, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

2019.08.13   An independent committee has ordered an unprecedented re-run of the election for president of The NewsGuild (TNG), in which all CWA Canada members were eligible to vote. TNG-CWA’s Sector Election and Referendum Committee (SERC), following an exhaustive investigation, determined that the Canadian Media Guild (CMG), contrary to its constitutional obligations, had “provided deeply flawed and unreliable membership information” …

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Written on Aug, 12, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Facing Gannett, GateHouse Merger, NewsGuild Renews Commitment to Save Local News  

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Source: business.financialpost.com Its debt has had some positive effects, in that it has spurred digital transformation in the company: CEO read entire story

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Source: The NewsGuild NewsGuild Wins Prestigious President’s ‘Hat’ Award for Organizing at CWA Convention

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