News Story

News Story

CIMA's Stuart Johnston addresses the AGM in Toronto last night
October 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A strong turnout of  VIPs in the Canadian independent music sector attended the combined AGMs in Toronto last night. A new CIMA Board of Directors for 2018-2019 was elected, and the heads of the two industry groups reflected on the past year, and the challenges ahead.

October 4, 2018
by External Source

The Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA) has issued a statement congratulating Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Kristy and students at Dine Alone  Photo: Trish Cassling
October 3, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada's music education charity hosted the six recipients for a five-day mentoring and networking experience to help establish their musical careers. The scholarships are worth $4K each.

Lefsetz and Flom, smiling all the way to the bank!
October 2, 2018
by FYI Staff

Bob Lefsetz and Jason Flom are on a speaking tour and land in Toronto on October 14 at The Phoenix Concert Theatre.

October 2, 2018
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.

Photo source: The CBC
October 1, 2018
by External Source

The federal Competition Bureau is expanding its investigation into Ticketmaster to include the company’s secret scalping program revealed in a Toronto Star/CBC undercover investigation.

October 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Mechanical Reproduction Rights Agency has struck a deal with the just-launched premium music streaming service, Amazon Music Unlimited

Elton and husband David Furnish with the PM in his Ottawa office.
October 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish met with PM Justin Trudeau ahead of the Ottawa stop on his final world tour last week.

October 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

The industry veteran and Live Nation Senior VP will receive the honour at the Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala at CMW next May.

Latest CARAS Board member - Melissa Bubb-Clarke
September 28, 2018
by External Source

At this week’s Annual General Meeting, CARAS announced its new board member, Melissa Bubb-Clarke, Vice President of Music & Live Events at Mapl

Photo - Soundcheck
September 28, 2018
by Karen Bliss

British knight and songwriting legend Elton John loves Canadians, and not just his husband, David Furnish.

September 28, 2018
by FYI Staff

The company helps celebrate its 15th anniversary by launching MusiCounts’ new school instrument grant increase with a large donation.