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Music orgs suing public establishments to recover royalties

Media | 03/28/2019 5:46 pm EDT

While the Canadian music industry aims to address revenue shortfalls in the face of increasing internet competition, amalgamators of their content rights have been filing lawsuits against public establishments who they allege have been playing their music without a license....

SOCAN expects higher annual revenues for 2017

Media | 01/31/2018 5:44 pm EST

The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) is estimating that it has broken its performing rights revenue record, according to its preliminary financial results for 2017 released on Wednesday. It said the total performing rights revenue...

Que. music industry wants CanCon rules for streaming services, ISPs

Media | 09/30/2016 8:38 pm EDT

The Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque, du spectacle et de la video (ADISQ) is asking for regulatory action to help support the music industry as it deals with the...

Copyright-term extension bill introduced

Media | 06/20/2016 8:59 pm EDT

A private members’ bill introduced on the last day of Parliament’s session seeks to extend the current copyright terms for authors and composers, from 50 years after their death to 70 years. Peter Van Loan, the...

Eric Baptiste gets extension at SOCAN

Media | 12/01/2015 5:55 pm EST

The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) has granted Eric Baptiste another five-year term as CEO. SOCAN said in a press release that the reappointment will extend Baptiste's tenure with the...

SOCAN reports record revenues for 2014

Media | 02/10/2015 5:10 pm EST

The Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN) said Tuesday that collected a record amount of royalties last year, based on preliminary results. The collective representing songwriters, composers and...