In our final coverage of the FACTOR year-end report, we have assembled some interesting data points that we thought might be of interest to our readers.
With the Canadian government's emphasis on cultural exporting, FACTOR president Duncan McKie says flexibility will be a crucial component of his organization in the years ahead.
For the third year in a row, Broadcaster contributions to the Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent on Recordings (FACTOR) continued to slide, a fact made clear in the Foundation's newly released year-end report, but wise investments have helped boost the org's revenue.
The Canadian independent music sector needs to be aware that the gravy-train days of funding from Canada's commercial radio sector are over and this fact will impact FACTOR and many local initiatives.
As part of the privatization approval, the CRTC has stipulated that close to $30 million must be allocated to the promotion of Canadian music through various existing initiatives such as Radio Starmaker Fund and FACTOR..