CIMA Publications, Submissions and Reports
The following are submissions, publications and reports prepared and presented by CIMA on behalf of its members and the Canadian Independent Music industry.
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March 20th, 2017
Today CIMA released a report examining how the global strategies employed by Canada’s independent record labels, managers and publishers help their artists export music globally.
November 28th, 2016
CIMA participated in the Department of Canadian Heritage’s Canadian Content in a Digital World policy consultation, outlining measures that can be taken to update Canada’s cultural policies and make them more compatible with the needs of a digital world.
November 25th, 2016
Our Minister of Canadian Heritage, Mélanie Joly, is currently undertaking a sweeping cultural policy review, in the context of how our creators will effectively create, be discovered and export their works in the digital economy.
October 13th, 2016
CIMA submitted an intervention to the CRTC responding to Bell Media Inc.’s application to renew its broadcasting licenses for Much and M3.
August 15th, 2016
CIMA filed a pre-budget submission with the House Standing Committee on Finance as part of the consultation process for the 2017 federal budget.
August 5th, 2016
CIMA has released a report that illustrates the opportunities and challenges that exist for Canadian musicians seeking to play shows and do business in the United States.
April 18th, 2016
CIMA and MusicOntario submitted a joint pre-budget submission to Ontario’s Ministry of Finance as a part of its 2016 Pre-Budget Consultations.
January 25th, 2016
CIMA and MusicOntario filed a joint submission with the Government of Ontario during the Cultural Strategy consultation process.
December 6th, 2015
Torres Media Ottawa Inc. submitted a Part 1 Renewal and Licence Modification request to the CRTC. CIMA filed comments urging the Commission to reject Torres Media Ottawa Inc.’s request.
October 7th, 2015