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Vice Canada hit with round of layoffs
2 years ago

Vice Canada hit with round of layoffs

23 unionized positions are being cut to union’s best understanding: CMG president
There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think
2 years ago

There are fewer journalists in Canada than 15 years ago — but not as few as you might think

Statistics Canada data shows that between 2001 and 2016 the total number of journalists in the country declined by only 7 percent - and it looks like hiring is starting to inch upwards again.
No union at National Post after CWA Canada loses certification vote
2 years ago

No union at National Post after CWA Canada loses certification vote

Seven names on management’s list of employees were challenged by the union in 2017.
I am an unpaid HuffPost Canada blogger — and I wouldn’t have it any other way
3 years ago

I am an unpaid HuffPost Canada blogger — and I wouldn’t have it any other way

For Arthur Gallant, HuffPost Canada has provided a platform for his advocacy for mental health issues.
HuffPost Canada keeps unpaid bloggers after U.S. counterpart moves to paid opinion sections
3 years ago

HuffPost Canada keeps unpaid bloggers after U.S. counterpart moves to paid opinion sections

HuffPost Canada’s blogging platform is staying open, even though HuffPost US has ended its self publishing contributors platform. “As each country edition of HuffPost operates autonomously, our blogging platform in Canada remains the same,” wrote Andree Lau, HuffPost Canada’s editor-in-chief,…
Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur
3 years ago

Laws must change, politician says after N.L. man acquitted of FHITP slur

By  •  News, Law, Labour
JOHN’S, N.L. — A Newfoundland politician is hoping to change provincial harassment laws following the acquittal of a man who hurled sexual obscenities at a female TV reporter in St. John’s. Cathy Bennett says laws on workplace sexual harassment are…
Why the Toronto Star internship program was unique
3 years ago

Why the Toronto Star internship program was unique

By  •  News, Labour
Educators, former interns, reflect on the Toronto Star’s internship program, which was suspended last week.
Global News cuts staff across Canada as they undertake reorganization
3 years ago

Global News cuts staff across Canada as they undertake reorganization

Union representing Global News workers says Vancouver newsroom took the biggest hit, with 21 staff laid off.
Toronto Star putting internship programs on indefinite hiatus
3 years ago

Toronto Star putting internship programs on indefinite hiatus

Number of cuts come two weeks before Torstar Q4 results to be announced.
Times Colonist cuts four staff just weeks after call for voluntary resignations
3 years ago

Times Colonist cuts four staff just weeks after call for voluntary resignations

By  •  News, Business, Labour
The January layoffs took effect just as the 160-year-old Times Colonist announced the sale and impending renovation of its building.