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News Story

Murray McLauchlan YouTube image.
July 7, 2022
by David Farrell

Murray (Edward) McLauchlan, CM, is to be Inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame at the

Image courtesy of Bandzoogle.
July 6, 2022
by FYI Staff

Self-employed workers in the live music sector are now eligible for a one-time lump sum payment of $2,500 from a

John Parikhal in his hall of mirrors.
July 6, 2022
by David Farrell

He's a master of finding clear solutions to complex problems. We've amassed a few here for him so sit back and read on.

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July 6, 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 acclaimed Montreal singer/songwriter.

July 6, 2022
by Kerry Doole

This week we acknowledge the passing of journalist/broadcaster Patrick Watson, playwright James Rado, musicians Bruce Skerritt and Manny Charlton, and record producer Patrick Peter Adams.

July 5, 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

Al Mair at CMW a few years back.
June 29, 2022
by David Farrell

Maverick CanCon entrepreneur Alexander Mair is now a Companion Member of the Order of Canada. His back story is fascinating if oft-overlooked until now.

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June 29, 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 highly-regarded Toronto R&B singer/songwriter.

Peter Shurman, photo supplied.
June 29, 2022
by Dave Charles

Peter Shurman is truly a rare broadcast talent in so many disciplines.  He was and still is fearless in taking on any task that comes his way.

June 28, 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

June 22, 2022
by External Source

Erin Benjamin, President & CEO of the Canadian Live Music Association, replaces Bernie Breen as Chair of the

Jeffrey Remedios image courtesy of Grant Martin Photography.
June 22, 2022
by Karen Bliss

In a CanCon-centric keynote to kick off Canadian Music Week on June 8, Universal Music Canada CEO Jeffrey Remedios championed the fact that Canadian artists can have victories globally while signed to a Canadian label with an all-Canadian support team behind them.