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SOCAN Tracks 2015 Record Results
01/19/2016

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. read more


12/17/2015

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. read more


12/01/2015

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. read more


Music Creators North America Open Letter to the US Department of Justice (DOJ)  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.
11/26/2015

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. read more


Song Recapture for Canadians in the U.S.
10/28/2015

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. read more


The fight to dial down French-language radio quotas
11/30/2015

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. read more


John Welsman Elected President of the SCGC
11/05/2015

John Welsman Elected President of the SCGC

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Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Announcement
10/28/2015

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. read more