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Canadian music creators demand fairness for industry in 2024 budget

Re:Sound launches online writing campaign to call on officials at resoundacts.ca Canadian music creators and industry members are asking for fairness for music creators through an online letter writing campaign ahead of the 2024 federal budget. To help level the playing field for music creators, Re:Sound, its members and Canadian music creators are pressing the […]

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Re:Sound’s End-of-Year News is now available!

Re:Sound’s End-of-Year News is now available! In this edition: 🎵 2023-2024 distribution update 🎵 Fairness for Music Creators recap 🎵 Re:Wind 2023 recap 🎵 and more! Come check it out here.

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Feds must take action in 2024 budget to help Canadian music creators now

Copyright Act updates will create a more equitable and fair copyright regime in Canada. What the music industry is experiencing with artificial intelligence is yet another disruptive technological shift affecting the daily lives of Canadian music creators. While the ever-changing conversation on AI is important, we cannot lose sight of the needed amendments to the […]

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Board of Directors Update

Re:Sound would like to welcome Florence Khoriaty, ARTISTI and Simon Kendall, MROC to our Board of Directors. Florence Khoriaty is a Canadian pianist and singer with over 20 years of experience and has published 10 studio albums. She has won several artistic awards, including two Félix (ADISQ) awards and numerous JUNO nominations over the course […]

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Re:Sound raised $50,000 for MusiCounts at annual Re:Wind benefit concert

TORONTO, ON, November 9, 2023 – Re:Sound is pleased to announce that their annual benefit concert, Re:Wind raised $50,000 CAD for the MusiCounts Band Aid Program. “We are so proud of the entire Re:Sound team for their efforts in putting together another spectacular event this year,” says Lou Ragagnin, President & CEO of Re:Sound. “We […]

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Re:Sound on the Hill for International Music Day

Ahead of International Music Day, on September 28, Re:Sound, its member organizations, Canadian artists and industry leaders, called on Ottawa lawmakers to take urgent action to update the Copyright Act to meet the realities of the 21st century. Our President and CEO, Lou Ragagnin, Re:Sound; Jake Gold, the CEO of The Management Trust; Florence K, multi-lingual Canadian Recording […]

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Ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Re:Sound reflects on the impact that the Indigenous peoples of Canada have had on the Canadian music industry.

The Indigenous peoples of North America have been making music since time immemorial. As part of Re:Sound’s mission to amplify Canadian music creators, we are spotlighting influential Indigenous musicians. Buffy Sainte-Marie’s music and vocal support of the Red Power movement launched her into the forefront of North American activism in the 1970s. Despite eliciting American […]

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Ottawa, ON – September 26, 2023 – Ahead of International Music Day on October 1, Lou Ragagnin, President & CEO of Re:Sound, alongside its members, Canadian artists and industry leaders, are calling on lawmakers in Ottawa to take urgent action to update the Copyright Act to meet the realities of the 21st century. “We believe […]

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Re:Wind annual benefit concert returns October 4

Proceeds to support MusiCounts    Toronto, ON – September 6, 2023 – Re:Sound is excited to announce the highly anticipated return of its annual benefit concert Re:Wind on October 4, 2023 at The Great Hall in Toronto. This year’s benefit concert will feature exciting musical performances from local Toronto musicians, The 99s, as well as […]

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Re:Sound’s 2023 Summer Newsletter is now available!

In this edition, we’re pleased to share that our dedication to Fairness for Music Creators continues as we advocate for copyright reforms and fair compensation with an exclusive Op-Ed published by the Hill Times. Our efforts on the Hill have been fruitful, as we join forces with the Canadian Private Copying Collective and other music […]

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