Music Canada

Restore The Rights Of Canada's Music Creators

Music Canada | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Business
Music Canada

The digital era, it was believed, would usher in a utopia for both musicians and the consumer. But in reality, artists - the people who build our nation's cultural foundation and much of the intellectual property we export - now struggle more than ever to earn a living. The creative middle class has virtually ceased to exist.

Meet All The Canadians Who Won Big At The Grammys

The Huffington Post Canada | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Living

It was a night of career-firsts for these Canadians

Every Moment Worth Seeing From The 2016 Grammys

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Living

Our jaws are still on the floor.

Stevie Wonder Makes A Powerful Statement At The Grammys About Accessibility

The Huffington Post | Brian Vinh Tien Trinh | Posted 02.16.2016 | Canada Living

"We need to make every single thing accessible to every single person with a disability."

Canada's Music Industry Calls For Internet Crackdown

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

Canada’s music industry lobby group is calling on legislators to block websites that provide access to unauthorized music downloads, and to crack do...

Ontario Government Injecting $45 Million Into Music Industry

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Music

More details have emerged regarding the $45-million Ontario Music Fund (OMF) to support various aspects of the province's music industry. The Toron...

Ontario Gov't Putting $45 Million Into Music

HuffPost Canada Music | Jason MacNeil | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

The Ontario Government is getting into the music business. The province announced it's providing $45 million in grants for music production throug...

The Burdens of Freedom for Today's Unsigned Music Artists

Frederick Pinto | Posted 06.15.2013 | Canada Music
Frederick Pinto

For some established bands, like Nine Inch Nails and Radiohead, freedom from the grasp of the labels is a choice. But for most unsigned artists, it's not. Most unsigned bands today didn't choose to be free. Freedom was thrust onto them by the ruthless market forces of a rapidly changing industry.

Tories To Reintroduce Controversial Copyright Bill

CP | Posted 11.28.2011 | Canada Business

The federal government still believes it has struck the right balance between the needs of consumers and creators, with the reintroduction of the same...