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News Story

November 8, 2020
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the Prize, including this one from an acclaimed indie rock auteur from Vancouver.

SOCAN interim CEO Jennifer Brown. Pic supplied
November 4, 2020
by External Source

Canadian performing rights org SOCAN has announced final 2019 financial results, including record domestic and international collections for the company's member music creators, music publishers and visual artists. The company also announced significant financial losses due to past investments in the acquisition, creation, and financing of the new business venture Dataclef Inc. Pictured, interim CEO Jennifer Brown.

The Allan Slaight Auditorium, Massey Hall. Rendering courtesy of Massey Hall / KPMB Architects
November 4, 2020
by David Farrell

The Slaight Family Foundation’s total donation to the revitalization of Massey Hall is $10M.  

CRTC Chair Ian Scott. Pic: Archived CPAC image
November 4, 2020
by External Source

CRTC Chair Ian Scott delivered the keynote address at the Competitive Network Operators of Canada’s 10th annual ISP Summit held virtually Tuesd

November 3, 2020
by External Source

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

Canadian musician  Adrian Raso, who has a song in the film... Website image
November 2, 2020
by Karen Bliss

It’s very nice that Canadian gypsy jazz guitarist Adrian Raso has a song in Borat Subse

The Allan Slaight Auditorium, Massey Hall. Rendering courtesy of Massey Hall / KPMB Architects
November 2, 2020
by External Source

The Slaight family is a beacon of hope and generosity in a world tightly held in the grip of anxieties. Today, the Slaight Family Foundation has bequeathed $5-million to a fund established to refurbish and modernise Massey Hall. That's $5M on top of a previous donation of $5M made in 2017. That's amore, and music to all our ears.

Photo: Braden Sitter
November 2, 2020
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the Prize, including this one from a multi-faceted Toronto artist. 

Doug Putman in T. Kettle provided photo
October 29, 2020
by External Source

Doug Putman, the youthful Canadian entrepreneur who resurrected Sunrise Records and Tapes, HMV in the UK, and the U.S.-based FYE (For Your Entertainment), had his eye on David’s Tea, the ubiquitous high-end tea shop that had more than 400 locations across the country.

October 29, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Al Nolan, the frontman for legendary Canadian punk band The Almighty Trigger Happy, and furloughed Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment event staf

October 29, 2020
by External Source

Canadian musicians facing the loss of income, job security and anxiety over their industry's future amid the global coronavirus pandemic has led th

October 27, 2020
by External Source

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