SOCAN has announced the addition of the SOCAN Guardian Award at the org's 2021 Awards, celebrating the 50th anniversary of CanCon and awarding 24 "
The music industry wants CanCon regulations
Jann Arden (pictured) shines in her new show, the attractions of house concerts, and plenty of Juno-related stories. Also in the headlines are Bry Webb, Robyn, Jesse Parent, Madison Olds, Sook-Yin Lee, The Greatest Showman, Ed Sheeran, Sandstorm, Spotify, Avril Lavigne, Special Olympics, The Sadies, Hal Blaine, K-pop, The Mekons, the 45 RPM single, and The Pixies.
Remember the days when all kinds of Canadian acts, unknown outside the country, populated the domestic charts? Well, those days may be over.
A column about media and the regulatory environment inside and beyond Canada's borders.
The goal of CanCon laws were both to protect Canadian culture and to promote our own unique culture. If we copy what radio is doing in the US, we’re doing very little to help promote and protect Canadian culture.