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S.A.C. Goes to Ottawa

The Songwriters Association of Canada has been invited to participate in a review of the Canadian music industry by the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage. read more


Pandora suit could change century old royalty plan

ASCAP and BMI have been operating in the US since 1941, governed by consent decrees with the Justice Department. Recently, leading music figures have asked the government to update the consent decrees. This could radically change a near-century-old system. read more

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Notice to Songwriters, Publishers and Record Companies

If you are a songwriter or publisher of a musical work or a record company please read this notice as you may be eligible to receive private copying royalties. read more


We're Moving To The SOCAN Building

The Songwriters Association of Canada is pleased to announce we will be moving to the SOCAN Building. read more


Did you have radio airplay 2000-2007?

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Fair Trade Music: Letting the Light Shine In

In November of 2012, Songwriters Association of Canada President and Music Creator's North America Co-Chair, Eddie Schwartz made an online presentation viewed during the "Evolution and Equilibrium: Copyright this Century" conference in Wellington, New Zealand. Eddie's presentation was on the Fair Trade Music initiative which has been adopted by over 25,000 music creators in Europe, Africa, Latin and South America, and Canada and the US. read more