The Copyright Issue of Using Music in Election Campaigns

J. Aidan O'Neill | Posted 09.29.2016 | Canada Business
J. Aidan O'Neill

There is a distinction between two kinds of rights held by copyright owners: economic rights and moral rights. Any Canadian politicians seeking to use a musical work at a public event should be aware of the legal issues that may arise when a work is directly linked with a political party or message.

These Are Canada's Most Popular Songs Around The World

CP | Nick Patch, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.08.2015 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Americans love Magic!, Brazilians are hung up on "Call Me Maybe" and Germans are still singing "Hallelujah," according to data revealing whi...

On Writing 'Mule in the Flowers,' a Duet with Baby Eagle

Tamara Lindemen | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada Music
Tamara Lindemen

And so when I travel, and people compliment what I do, I always want to introduce them to my friends. This is why I began my duets project, a series of singles, songs written collaboratively with these songwriters that I love. Songs that make these introductions.

Michael Bublé, Deadmau5, K'Naan, Bruce Cockburn Win SOCAN Awards

Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada Music

The 23rd annual SOCAN Awards, honouring Canadian songwriters in various genres, were presented Monday night at Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall with Michael...

The Supreme Court and Canadian Copyright Law

Michael Geist | Posted 09.11.2012 | Canada Politics
Michael Geist

The Supreme Court of Canada issued its much anticipated rulings in the five copyright cases (ESAC v. SOCAN, Rogers v. SOCAN, SOCAN v. Bell - song prev...