SOCAN Tracks 2015 Record Results
SOCAN collects a new record of approximately $310-million in total revenue, the first time in the organization's history that it has exceeded the $300-million milestone – an increase of at least 3% over the record $299-million of 2014.
First global map of creative industries.
Today in Paris the first-ever global economic and cultural study of the cultural and creative industries was unveiled.
Pandora Buys Rdio. What's An Artist To Do?
Pandora has purchased Rdio which will have implications on creators whose music is streamed on these services.
Music Creators North America Open Letter
The Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC) as a member organization of Music Creators North America (MCNA) is a signatory to an open letter to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Song Recapture for Canadians in the U.S.
If you have assigned your songs in the US to a music publisher, you may be able to get them back after 35 years. This is known as copyright recapture.
The fight to dial down French-language radio quotas
Quebec stations say they need more English music to compete with online coerces; others say French-language quotas preserve the culture.
John Welsman Elected President of the SCGC
Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Announcement
The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame will join the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame Collection, on level five of Studio Bell, a floor entirely dedicated to celebrating and recognizing Canadian music creators and artists who have left their mark on this country and beyond.