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Working for Canadian Screenwriters

The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) is a professional association of more than 2,200 English-language screenwriters. WGC members are the creative force behind Canada’s successful TV shows, movies, and webseries, and their work brings the diversity of Canadian life and culture to the world’s screens.

The WGC supports Canadian screenwriters through negotiating and administering collective agreements with independent producers and broadcasters to ensure that screenwriters earn fair pay and benefits, and advocates for policies that foster Canadian programming and production. The WGC is also an essential professional hub for screenwriters, bringing them together as a community, and boosting their profile in the industry and beyond.

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WTTV: Baroness von Sketch Show Podcast Now Available

WGC Screenwriting Awards

WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists Announced

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Baroness von Sketch Show writers announced for WTTV on Mar. 6

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UPDATE: WGC Diversity Script of the Month

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WGC Weighs in on Broadcasting & Telecom Legislative Review

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Showrunner & Sondra Kelly Awards call for nominations

WGC Director of Industrial Relations Laurie Channer, and Ryerson Focus on Features researchers James Warrack and Jessica Thom

Focus on Features Plots Path for Ontario Film Biz

Sarah Dodd

Sarah Dodd Named PSP Showrunner

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Wynonna Earp Wins People's Choice Award

Traffic Light

Diversity Hiring Do's & Don'ts

Jim Burt

Jim Burt Screenwriting Prize Deadline Jan. 18, 2019

Kim's Convenience Writers Room With Julie Dabrusin

In the Writers' Rooms

Events
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BANFF World Media Festival

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Toronto Screenwriting Conference

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Writers Talking TV: Baroness von Sketch Show

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Kidscreen Summit

Robert Cooper Q&A

PSP Screening and Q&A with Showrunner Robert C. Cooper

Prime Time in Ottawa

Prime Time in Ottawa

Media
Podcast
Baroness Von Sketch WTTV

Baroness Von Sketch

March 6, 2019, Baroness Von Sketch Show showrunner Jennifer Whalen and series’ writers Jen Goodhue and Monica Heisey are interviewed by fellow WGC member and Spun Out co-creator Jeff Biederman.

Magazine
Canadian Screenwriter Fall 2018 Anne with an E

Canadian Screenwriter Magazine

Anne with an E: A Canadian classic updated. 
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