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.
Corus Entertainment submitted an application to the CRTC where they requested to remove their commitments to play country music and country music-related television content. CIMA and a coalition of 6 other music industry organizations filed a response arguing for the continued importance of CMT as Canada’s only home for country music on television.
August 21st, 2015
Bell Media, Inc. has submitted 2 applications to the CRTC regarding their Much and M3 television services. CIMA has responded to this request by re-affirming the need for Canadian music video content on the airwaves.
August 19th, 2015
MusicOntario and CIMA have submitted a brief thanking the Government of Ontario for its leadership and support of the music industry through the Ontario Music Fund and the Ontario Sound Recording Tax Credit.
February 12th, 2015
The Community Development Research Project was launched by MusicOntario in partnership with CIMA to provide Ontario’s music industry with a resource from which to continue its development, both at the provincial level and on a regional basis.
January 28th, 2015
CIMA’s comments on the submissions of other stakeholders in the CRTC’s consultation on its targeted policy review of the commercial radio sector.
April 1st, 2014
The CRTC has called for comments on certain aspects of it’s commercial radio policy.
January 30th, 2014
CIMA’s comments on the submissions of other stakeholders in the CRTC’s consultation on it’s approach to tangible benefits.
January 28th, 2014
The CRTC has called for comments on it’s approach to tangible benefits, which are a significant source of resources to independent music production in Canada.
December 5th, 2013
CIMA response to government consultation on the regulations governing the implementation of Notice-and-Notice provisions in the Copyright Modernization Act.
November 13th, 2013
CIMA letter to the Minister of Employment and the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration regarding recent changes related to the process of obtaining Labour Market Opinions (LMOs) for Temporary Foreign Workers coming to Canada.
August 29th, 2013