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Written on Feb, 10, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Source: princegeorgecitizen.com Effective the week of Feb. 15, the newspaper will publish five days per week, from Tuesday to Saturday. “The Monday edition of the Citizen has always been our smallest in terms of advertising revenue and for news,” publisher Colleen Sparrow said. “We are refocusing our efforts to serve our advertisers and our readers Tuesday through Saturday.” Home delivery …

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Written on Jul, 23, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Source:theglobeandmail Canada’s new terrorism law is being challenged in court by a journalists’ group and a civil rights organization that call it an attack on constitutional freedoms and an “extraordinary inversion” of the role of judges. The Anti-Terrorism Act, which took effect last month, makes it a crime to promote or advocate terrorism. It also gives Canada’s civilian spy agency, …

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Written on Mar, 26, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

2015.03.26 This is a national election year for CWA Canada and the nomination period is now open for two senior leadership positions. All members are eligible to run for office or nominate someone as a candidate for President and/or Vice-president, the posts currently held by Martin O’Hanlon and Lois Kirkup, respectively. The deadline for submitting nominations is noon on Thursday, …

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Written on Nov, 27, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

To: Members of the Canadian Council CLC Women’s Advisory Committee RE: Report on results of National Survey on the Impact of Domestic Violence on Workers and Workplaces Sisters and Brothers, Attached please find a copy of the report of our National Survey on the Impact of Domestic Violence. We are releasing the report to the media this morning at 10am …

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Source: cwa-scacanada.ca LISE LAREAU | CMG National Vice-President One day, in between one major layoff announcement and another terrible revelation in the Jian Ghomeshi case, an email appeared in my inbox declaring the winners of the CBC President’s Awards. It stunned me; it seemed so wrong to pretend things were normal and the annual tradition was going on uninterrupted, while so much …

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Written on Nov, 16, 2014 by in , | Leave a comment

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Written on Nov, 10, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Source: theglobeandmail.com Patrick Lagacé is a columnist with La Presse. In early 1995, CBC/Radio-Canada president Tony Manera handed his resignation to prime minister Jean Chrétien, citing the proverbial “personal reasons.” Later, Mr. Manera opened up about the real reason why he suddenly quit his job as chief of the public broadcaster: “I will not preside over the dismantling of the CBC,” he told …

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Written on Oct, 02, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Source: dallasnews.com Mitchell Schnurman, a columnist for The Dallas Morning News, challenges the “conventional wisdom about unions and big business.” On the heels of CWA’s successful campaign to organize American Airlines’ passenger service agents, Schnurman looks at AT&T’s potential merger with Direct TV.(*) He writes:(*) Many believe that unions are a drag on business because they drive up costs, resist change and …

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Written on Oct, 02, 2014 by in | Leave a comment

Source: poynter.org On Wednesday, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s flagship evening newscast dedicated 15-and-a-half minutes to a single jaw-dropping story.  It is the story of a horror that a woman said she witnessed 58 years ago and spent decades trying to get someone to care. Three years ago, my church pastor called to say he knew a woman who desperately needed a journalist …

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