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CBC, CMG reach tentative agreement

The CBC and 5,500 journalists and technicians belonging to the Canadian Media Guild have reached a tentative agreement that, if ratified, will see the seven week lockout dispute come to an end.

The CBC and 5,500 journalists and technicians belonging to the Canadian Media Guild have reached a tentative agreement that, if ratified, will see the seven week lockout dispute come to an end.

The agreement will be formally put into writing in the coming days, and will be presented to union members for a vote. The contents of the deal are not yet known.

The public broadcaster and its union have both expressed relief that a deal was finally reached and are confident the new contract will be ratified.