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09.06.17

Re:Sound Seeking Independent Chair of Board of Directors

Are you a dynamic and confident professional with experience both in chairing boards and as a senior executive? We’re looking for an independent Chair to lead, facilitate, and optimize our Board of Directors and add value to our membership. If you are an experienced board chair or seasoned senior executive in the not-for-profit sector with […]

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08.29.17

Re:Sound and SOCAN Working Together to Make Licensing Easier

Re:Sound and SOCAN are working together on a joint licensing portal that will benefit the two organisations’ respective rights holders – songwriters, composers, publishers, artists, and record labels – by making the licensing process simpler and more straightforward for businesses like bars and restaurants, hairdressers and retailers that use music to make their business better. […]

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08.09.17

Re:Sound Applauds Copyright Board Reform Consultation

Re:Sound applauds the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Copyright Board of Canada for undertaking a consultation on options for reform to the Copyright Board. As a stakeholder before the Board representing performing artists and record labels who depend on the royalties established by the Board for […]

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07.26.17

5th Annual Re:Wind Benefit Concert September 28th!

We are pleased to present the 5th annual Re:Wind benefit concert on September 28th at Revival Bar in Toronto, in support of Unison Benevolent Fund, which provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music community. This year’s event will feature the songs of the 90s as performed by employees from Re:Sound, SOCAN Music, Canadian Musical […]

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06.28.17

Federal Court of Appeal Dismisses Re:Sound’s Application for Judicial Review of Re:Sound Tariff 8 – Non-Interactive & Semi-Interactive Webcasts (2009-2012)

Today, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision dismissing Re:Sound’s application for judicial review of the Copyright Board of Canada’s decision certifying Re:Sound’s inaugural tariff for Non-Interactive and Semi-Interactive Webcasts (Re:Sound Tariff 8). The Court’s decision upholds the rates set by the Copyright Board for 2009-2012. “Re:Sound had no choice but to seek judicial […]

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05.19.17

Five Ways Musicians Help Fitness Centers & Gyms Make Money

Fitness and music go hand-in-hand. For many people, a good workout is nearly impossible without a high-tempo soundtrack driving them on. Sixty-four per cent of Canadians say they couldn’t even imagine a gym or fitness class without music. Research has shown that playing the right music can help gym goers have a more effective and […]

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05.11.17

Best of the Web: May 11, 2017

Welcome to Best of the Web, where we share the most interesting music news and other links we’ve found online in recent weeks. In this edition, we check out the 2017 JUNO Awards, dive into Canadian music history, explore some of the musical celebrations held in honour of the country’s sesquicentennial and much more.   […]

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03.23.17

Forecast 2017 with Re:Sound President Ian MacKay

FYI Music News recently asked Re:Sound President Ian MacKay to discuss the organisation’s accomplishments and forward-looking goals for the year ahead. Here is his contribution to their series of forecasts and reflections about the music business in Canada: At Re:Sound, our core values of Fair, Artist and Record Company Centred, Transparent, Efficient and Dynamic informed […]

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03.08.17

Best of the Web: March 8, 2017

Welcome to the first edition of Best of the Web: a brand new feature in which we share the most interesting music news and other links we’ve found online in recent weeks. To kick things off, we preview the Canadian music award season, explore fascinating new research into music and the brain, say goodbye to […]

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03.01.17

Meet A Music User: Sir Sam’s Ski/Ride

Sir Sam’s Ski/Ride has been welcoming skiers onto its slopes for more than 50 years. The family owned and operated ski, snowboard, and mountain biking facility overlooks gorgeous Eagle Lake in the beautiful Haliburton Highlands of Ontario. Recorded music has played an important role in the success of the business, creating an entertaining atmosphere for […]

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