The Weeknd is one of the headliners at the Quebec City Summer Festival
March 14, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The just-announced lineup for the blockbuster Quebec City Summer Festival includes The Weeknd, CBC's Searchlight names the ten finalists, and Field Trip ditches Nestle. Also in the news are SXSW, CMPA, MerleFest, BreakOut West, Music Moves Me, Fred Turner, Vans Warped Tour, Bender, and Andrew Rathbun, plus farewells to Craig Mack, Nokie Edwards, and Ken Dodd.

November 17, 2017
by External Source

The Canadian Music Publishers Association is actively pumping Canadian songwriter profiles abroad and the upshot is foreign revenue for domestic writers is ballooning.

September 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Making the news today are Leonard Cohen, the CMPA Create initiative, Neon Dreams, Caribbean hurricane relief, Hey Ocean!, SOCAN, Jack De Keyzer, and Johnny Sandlin.

Image: CIMA
August 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The federal government wants to overhaul the Copyright Board and is asking stakeholders for ideas that can be submitted now through until Sept. 29.

 CMPA President Vincent Degiorgio and Minister Bardish Chagger. Pic: Dave Chan
May 15, 2017
by External Source

Ottawa: Last Tuesday, the Canadian music industry gathered in the capital city to celebrate our nation’s talented songwriters and music publishers.