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April 15, 2019
by External Source

On May 13, the biggest prize for Canadian music videos will be handed out in Toronto. We are profiling some of the nominees before that, including this clip from the Vancouver dream pop band that is on the Top Ten list.

Bobby with famed Brit guitarist/producer Chris Spedding
April 14, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bobby Gale carried pop music’s heart, soul and conscience wherever he went and that all came to a screeching halt after a fatal highway accident Friday night. Pictured here with famed UK guitarist/producer Chris Spedding.

Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Finance Minister Vic Fedeli tabling the budget in Queen's Park yesterday.
April 12, 2019
by David Farrell

The Ontario PC government proposes to streamline the administration for its cultural media tax credit and certification programs, and to cut red tape for video game developers. Pictured here: Premier Doug Ford and Finance Minister Vic Fedeli tabling the budget in Queen's Park yesterday

Jane Harbury At Hugh's Room Live  last night.
April 11, 2019
by Kerry Doole

A capacity crowd at Hugh's Room Live last night witnessed a cavalcade of stars pay affectionate tribute to the popular veteran music publicist.

April 10, 2019
by David Farrell

After 30 years at the CBC (15 in his current position), Mark Steinmetz has announced he is leaving the pubcaster at the end of May.

April 10, 2019
by External Source

Universal Music Canada has announced Amy Jeninga has been promoted from Director to Vice President, Digital Strategy, effective immediately.

April 9, 2019
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

April 8, 2019
by External Source

The CRTC has released its latest figures for Canada’s broadcasting services in its annual

The cast of Come from Away: Kendra Kassebaum, Jenn Colella, Sharon Wheatley, Lee MacDougall, Chad Kimball, Rodney Hicks, Joel Hatch, Petrina Bromley, Q. Smith, Astrid Van Wieren, Geno Carr, and Caesar Samayoa. Pic: Mark Seliger
April 8, 2019
by FYI Staff

Having already grossed more than US$100M on Broadway, the low-fi musical has won over Britain, winning four Olivier Awards at a posh ceremony last night held in London's famed Royal Albert Hall.

From Son Real's Instagram page
April 8, 2019
by FYI Staff

On May 13, the biggest prize for Canadian music videos will be handed out in Toronto. We are profiling some of the Top 20 nominees before that, including this eye-catching clip from a platinum-selling BC rapper.

April 5, 2019
by David Farrell

The world’s best-selling female recording act is cashing in her Las Vegas chips and embarking on a 55-show concert tour that includes 10 Canadian shows with two apiece in Montreal and Quebec City.