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Bob Dylan, 2010. Wikipedia photo
May 27, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Accolades galore as Bob Dylan (pictured) turns 80, Greg Keelor explores heartbreak on a new album, and The Tragically Hip scours the vaults. Others in the headlines include Bob D’Eith, I M U R, Gabrielle Papillon, The Beaches, Art Bergmann, Opera Atelier, Cirque du Soleil, TikTok, WaveOptics, Facebook, Sparks, Roger Daltrey, Duran Duran, PM Dawn, Jay Landers, Jackson Browne, Bob Koester, Eurovision, and Olivia Rodrigo.

Danny Michel, Facebook.
March 29, 2021
by FYI Staff

Canada’s Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada has expanded its online performance royalties’ program, effective March 25.

Mark Zuckerberg pic courtesy of Madam Tussauds
June 29, 2020
by David Farrell

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Dave Bidini  Facebook photo
June 4, 2020
by FYI Staff

Musician and writer Dave Bidini (pictured) reflects upon the pandemic, The Weekend settles a copyright battle, and WMG’s IPO is a hit. Also in the headlines are David Hayman, Alex Lifeson, live streams, Owen Pallett, Steve’s Music, Midnight Shine, Jon Platt, Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Hipgnosis, AFM, Facebook, CeeLo Green, NWA, CDs, and Monte Warden.

Buffy Sainte-Marie  Facebook photo
April 29, 2020
by FYI Staff

Buffy Sainte-Marie (pictured) delivers a powerful poem during the Stronger Together benefit, Facebook plans to let creators charge for live streaming, and more pandemic-forced cancellations. Also in the headlines are Massey Hall, Tami Neilson, Somm, Toni Watson, Spotify, The Pack A.D., Live Nation, Merck Mercuriadis, Simbals, XTC, and Halsey.

Pic: Gary Slaight, Tech Innovation Summit
March 23, 2020
by FYI Staff

In support of the Facebook-National Arts Centre's Fund for Performing Artists, Slaight Music is adding $100K to the relief fund.

Jim Cuddy
March 20, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Jim Cuddy (pictured) helps launch a new partnership of the NAC National Arts Centre and Facebook Canada, The Weeknd breaks a record, and Measha Brueggergosman has livestreamed all week. Also in the news are The Young Canadians, Luck Reunion, The Blues Foundation, and Music PEI. With video.

Media Beat
July 31, 2019
by David Farrell

Stingray Media's Steve Jones
April 10, 2019
by David Farrell

Steve Jones, Stingray Media’s Sr.

Elizabeth Warren making her point. Pic: AP
March 10, 2019
by External Source

The following is excerpted from Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's proposal to