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October 10, 2018
by David Farrell

 

August 26, 2018
by External Source

You may remember last year when Facebook was widely ridiculed for claiming that it reached more people than exist. Well, not being satisfied with that, this year the gap between Facebook's claimed reach and the number of living, breathing humans has grown. No, you can't make this shit up.

The Reklaw siblings, Jenna and Stuart Walker
June 6, 2018
by FYI Staff

Sibling act The Reklaws (pictured) included in CFL peformance series, Beaches Jazz announces its schedule, and Hamilton earns a SOCAN first. Also in the news are Lolaa, Brett Gurewitz, Liona Boyd, City Cinema, FrancoFEST Hamilton, Summerteeth, Rock the River, and Music PEI. Videos added for your enjoyment.

May 3, 2018
by External Source

On April 27, Richard Flohil posted on Facebook that the OMDC's Music Fund “has just spent $14 MILLION dollars” on a variety of music businesses and orgs. Here’s a very brief account of what then transpired.

Facebook co-founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington this week.
April 13, 2018
by External Source

Within a transcript of Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's two rounds of testimony to the US Congress this week we found a moment of levity.

Down in the alley with Rick Mercer
April 11, 2018
by David Farrell

TPX now repping Wondery podcasts in Canada

April 2, 2018
by External Source

It’s questionable whether social-media giants would pay attention to anything the Canadian government might ask of them. They do, however, live in a competitive marketplace. If they play fast and loose, their customers have every reason to leave.

March 21, 2018
by David Farrell
Minister of Culture. Crédit photo: Benjamin Vachet
March 16, 2018
by External Source

The Heritage Minister is warning American internet giants to brace for new legislation that will crack down on threats to Canadian culture.

February 21, 2018
by FYI Staff

Fans weigh in on Hedley's status on Facebook and the range of opinion is all over the place but the shows are selling out, the audiences are engaging on social media and 10 days into the controversy the police have not laid a single charge. Rock & roll was spawned by booze, broads and sinful ways. That has now all changed. What will become of R&R?