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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?

February 9, 2018
by David Farrell

The CRTC has requested that Netflix, Facebook, Spotify, Apple, Amazon and Google provide a trove of data that would reveal how Canadians consume au

Alberta indie band Cowpuncher
January 18, 2018
by FYI Staff

Indie artist or self-published songwriter?  Here’s how to get paid for your songs on Facebook, Instagram, and Oculus.

January 17, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Bruce Allen offers sage advice, and Johnny Cash's famed Folsom Prison concert is being chronicled. Also making headlines are Stephan Moccio in The Launch, Facebook changes, Janis Joplin, Burdock Piano Fest, Bono, Gotye, Lana Del Rey, and Tune-Yards.

December 11, 2017
by Michael Wrycraft

Graphic artist, music promoter and bon vivant Michael Wrycraft recently had both legs amputated, and yet his humour and sense of self haven't diminished an iota. What follows is the further adventures of... as posted on Facebook this past weekend.

November 21, 2017
by David Farrell

CTV and Facebook, in partnership with Shakey Pictures, have announced a 90-minute concert by Neil Young on Dec. 1 that is tipped to be broadcast and streamed live from a  small northern Ontario that has a connection to the singer.

Media Beat
November 8, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

October 27, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Our roundup of recent headlines includes Facebook, Jim Steinman, Dolly Parton, Dvsn, Joni Mitchell, Elise LeGrow, Darius Rucker, Rocky Horror Show, Young Canadians, Christopher Owens, Monteverdi, Guns 'N Roses, and Tapestry Opera.

September 29, 2017
by FYI Staff

Amongst the headlines in today's edition are Drake, Britta Johnson, annoying concertgoers, Shania Twain, Mark Zuckerberg, Toronto festivals, Montreal orchestras, Miley Cyrus, Linda Ronstadt, Pierre Kwenders, Gabrielle Shonk and '70s soul.

Media Beat
September 25, 2017
by David Farrell

A column about media and regulatory jurisdiction within and beyond Canada's borders.

Media Beat
September 13, 2017
by David Farrell

News about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.