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Oscar Peterson photo capture from the Black + White trailer.
August 8, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Bell Media-commissioned Oscar Peterson documentary directed by Barry Avrich will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Fest

Terry Fox, 1980, running in Ottawa for his Marathon of Hope — photo courtesy of TFF.
August 8, 2021
by Karen Bliss

A one-hour CBC TV and online special, Terry Fox: The Power of One, will air on Monday, Aug.

August 5, 2021
by FYI Staff

SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival is pleased to announce that Bill King is joining the SING!

Dallas Smith, Instagram.
August 5, 2021
by David Farrell

Canadian country singer, songwriter Dallas Smith has signed a global record deal

Ontario Premier Doug Ford
August 5, 2021
by David Farrell

On the heels of announcing plans to make Ontario Place a major city attraction in Toronto, the provincial government has released details on a multi-million grant fund supportiing 439 festivals and events in the province this year.

August 4, 2021
by FYI Staff

The prestigious award is presented in partnership with the CSHF and this year includes a public voting component. The six Anglophone finalists include three Juno Award winners.

August 4, 2021
by External Source

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

July 23 Tomato Tomato festival. Pic:  Area 506 / Mat Savidant.
August 3, 2021
by Ken Kelley

As Canadians from coast to coast anxiously await the return of concert venues, music fans in the Maritimes are enthusiastically embracing smaller s

Justin Nozuka  Facebook photo
August 3, 2021
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was recently awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the prize, including this one from a Toronto pop songsmith and a British guest vocalist.

Artist image by Live Nation
August 2, 2021
by David Farrell

When opened, the new winter concert facility will become the only mid-point sized venue providing a stage to acts that have outgrown the city's numerous 1-3K seat concert halls and the several vast year-round sports arenas.

July 29, 2021
by David Farrell

Music shop czar Doug Putman (HMV UK, Sunrise Records Canada and FYE US) tells

Music Licensing: CMRRA & SoundExchange
July 29, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency (CMRRA) reports having distributed over $57 million to music publishers and self-published songwrit