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Latest Updates from Access Copyright – August 15

Advocacy Update Access Copyright Makes its Submission for the Copyright Act Review Last month, Access Copyright made its official submission to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology for the Copyright Act review. The submission details how creators and publishers have been severely impacted by the actions of the education sector following the passage of the Copyright Modernization Act in 2012 which […]

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Information session for individual artists interested in applying to the Canada Council in Calgary and Edmonton

Learn more about the Canada Council’s grant programs! Join us for an information session for individual artists interested in applying to the Canada Council. These sessions are designed to provide an overview on grants available to individual artists working across artistic fields of practice. EDMONTON English-language session When: Monday, August 20, 2018 10:00 a.m. to […]

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WGA Edmonton Fall Kick-Off

Wednesday, September 5 Gather at 7:00 pm, program at 7:30 pm The Almanac, 10351 Whyte Avenue   This event is free and open to the public; a donations box will be at the door if you would like to contribute to the WGA so we can continue to offer programs and events! Join us at our annual Fall […]

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WGA Employment Opportunity – Program and Events Coordinator

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is now taking applications for the position of Program and Events Coordinator. Job description and application info is below. Application Deadline: August 13, 2018 Job Description Program and Events Coordinator: Writers’ Guild of Alberta, Head Office, Edmonton.  Reports To: Executive Director of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. Job Overview Design and deliver […]

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Digital Strategies Project: Announcing Regional Meetings

We recently completed the first phase of our Digital Strategies initiative, a weekend workshop for a small number of representatives of various Alberta regions to explore how we can help writers in the Digital Ages. The representatives are now hosting regional meetings to share the workshop outcomes, collect feedback, and allow as many writers as possible […]

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Call for WGA Board Members: Member at Large Position

Following the AGM, we still have a vacancy on the board for a Member at Large position from outside of Calgary and Edmonton. All positions from Calgary and Edmonton on the board are currently filled. Applications are welcome from all other parts of the province. Click here to read more. Or view the Board Recruitment Brochure or the Yearly Time and Financial […]

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WGA Employment Opportunity – Program and Member Services Coordinator

The Writers’ Guild of Alberta is now taking applications for the position of Program and Member Services Coordinator. Job description and application info is below. Application Deadline: August 6, 2018 Job Description Program and Member Services Coordinator: Writers’ Guild of Alberta, Head Office, Edmonton Reports To: Executive Director of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. Job Overview […]

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WGA September Kick-off Event & Social: Reflections of a Reluctant Memoir Writer: Angie Abdou and Samantha Warwick in Conversation about the Pleasures and Pitfalls of Writing Creative Nonfiction

Wednesday, September 19 | 7:00 – 10:00 Rose & Crown Pub | Private room – top floor | 1503 4 St SW WGA Social: You are invited to arrive as early as 6pm to enjoy dinner and drinks with friends in advance of the main program Please RSVP via Facebook Join author Angie Abdou and WGA’s Samantha Warwick […]

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