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May 31, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

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May 31, 2022
by Sharon Taylor

There is a system that’s similar in every company. When a line is crossed the campaign begins. Mediate, minimize, ask the victim to adapt, apologise, sweep under the rug, move them to another station, another market, assure staff all is well, and serve up more NDA’s.

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May 31, 2022
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from a young pop artist with a major star guest.

Impact Award recipients Larry Delaney and Carroll Baker.
May 31, 2022
by Nick Krewen

When The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMA Ontario) hands out its 10th anniversary awards in London this weekend, one recipient, unfortunat

With his beloved wife, Wanda.
May 30, 2022
by Nick Krewen

On May 5,  2014, Hawkins was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada and was so proud of the honour that he told The Peterborough Examiner, “I’m gonna be chasing them high-society girls, now!”

  Gordie Sampson signs a new publishing deal with (l) Sheltered Music's team.
May 26, 2022
by David Farrell

Madelaine Napoleone is set to join Warner Music Canada as its new VP of Marketing.  She will be based in the company’s Toronto headquarters and rep

Responsibility image courtesy of Rob Campbell Leadership.
May 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Before anyone jumps to judgment, it is no secret that longtime Q107 radio personality John Derringer has fought demons for most of his professional

May 25, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

John Derringer via YouTube
May 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Corus Radio’s executive and management teams are under public scrutiny after Q107 morning man John Derringer was called out by four former female colleagues for an alleged pattern of abusive verbal behaviour.

May 25, 2022
by FYI Staff

The list of those in our industry passing seems to get ever longer, which is why we have now created a separate column. This week's notices include journalist Andrew Krystal and musicians Paul Plimley, Rick Price, and Vangelis.

May 25, 2022
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from an eclectic Vancouver-based artist.

Image courtesy of Avonlea Blog.
May 24, 2022
by Dave Charles

This week I sent a Facebook salute to the ‘original’ cast of talents that started the life of Q107 fm Toronto on May 22nd, 1977.  I rece