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Using Twitter to Find Work

Using Twitter to Find Work

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Join Wudan & Jenni, and a panel of guests, to talk about how to maximize use of Twitter to build your freelance business.
The Business of Freelance Series: Tax Time Tips

The Business of Freelance Series: Tax Time Tips

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Join CFG and Shannon Lee Simmons, founder of the New School of Finance for a lively (yes, lively) Q+A session that will help keep you square with the CRA. Go to this link to register.
Why 2021 is the year I start charging late fees
9 months ago

Why 2021 is the year I start charging late fees

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In a country with limited legal protections, freelancers in Canada consider obstacles and possibilities of setting new norms
Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts
10 months ago

Watch for these red flags in your freelance contracts

Indemnity, moral rights and others that may make or break your next gig
NAVIGATING THE NEW SAFETY LANDSCAPE An interactive session with freelancers and editors

NAVIGATING THE NEW SAFETY LANDSCAPE An interactive session with freelancers and editors

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A line-up of leading journalists and editors share their experiences and recommendations in this interactive event focused on practical outcomes.
Freelance Breaking News: Promises and Pitfalls

Freelance Breaking News: Promises and Pitfalls

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Before the novel coronavirus hit, most national media outlets only hired local journalists to cover breaking news until their staff crews could rush to a scene. Now, in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic, many news directors are turning to local independent journalists for coverage, trusting freelance reporters and photographers to supply continuing on-the-spot news.
Online course: Getting started as a freelance journalist

Online course: Getting started as a freelance journalist

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Freelance journalism is a tough gig, but it can also be one of the most rewarding. Led by established freelance journalist Abigail Edge, this online course will teach you everything you need to know about the nuts and bolts of…

WEBINAR: Income Replacement and Taxes during Covid-19

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A free CFG Lunch and Learn webinar is planned for members in good standing on Tuesday, April 14th at 12 noon ET. A representative from the New School of Finance  will bring us up to date on government initiatives for…
What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada
3 years ago

What it’s like to earn a living freelance writing in Canada

When it comes to freelance writing, how you get paid can be as important as how much you get paid.

Vancouver freelancer social night

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Vancouver-area freelancers, come out and celebrate the start of summer at a casual social evening on Tuesday, June 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Central City Brewpub (871 Beatty St). CMG Freelance members and non-members are all welcome to…
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