The Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce recommends an in-depth review of the Copyright Board to take place during next year's Copyright Act review, according to a new report issued by the Committee on Thursday, December 1, 2016.
A growing list of approximately 1,100 musicians, songwriters composers and other members of the creative class have signed a joint letter to Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly, asking that creators be put at the heart of forthcoming Canadian media sector laws, regulations and related cultural policies.
CIMA has released a report conducted by Nordicity that provides a quantitative and qualitative analysis of the exporting strategies, challenges and opportunities that independent music companies engage when promoting Canadian artists around the world.
On November 25, 2016, CIMA made a formal submission to the Canadian Heritage '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.
Tickets are now on sale for the Unison Holiday Schmoozefest – Monday, December 12 – with special guest DJ Brendan Canning. Network with top music professionals at TO's Spice Route Bistro+Bar (no potluck or Secret Santa items required).
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