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11.10.16

Ian MacKay Speaks to the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce

On November 2, 2016, Re:Sound President Ian MacKay was invited to speak at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce as part of a study on the operations and practices of the Copyright Board of Canada. Ian joined copyright experts and other stakeholders in discussing the workings of the Board in […]

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05.09.15

Re:Sound Presented at CMW’s “The Importance of Neighbouring Rights”

Performance rights attached to sound recordings are becoming significant sources of revenues for record labels and artists. This session took a look at the global market for neighboring rights and was followed by a discussion between a group of experts who outlined that way labels and performers can maximize their stream of revenues from these rights. Panelists […]

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05.09.15

Re:Sound Presents at CMW’s “What’s Next for the Federal Report on the Canadian Music Industry?”

In June 2014, the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage released a Report on the Canadian Music Industry. The final report contained 10 recommendations commenting on a range of issues including the Copyright Board, record production, digital services, music tourism and music education. How should the government implement these recommendations? Which are the most important and […]

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04.27.15

Ontario Renews Music Fund

Re:Sound congratulates the Ontario government for their decision, announced in the 2015 Budget,  to renew the Ontario Music Fund with a commitment of $15 million per year. “Ontario has the largest music sector in Canada and one of the most diverse in the world. To support the development of strong, competitive and sustainable music companies, […]

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04.22.15

Canada to Amend the Term of Copyright for Sound Recordings from 50 to 70 Years

Re:Sound congratulates the Government of Canada, who announced in the Federal Budget 2015, their intention to amend the term of copyright for sound recordings from 50 to 70 years following the date of the release of the sound recordings. While songwriters receive royalties from their copyright throughout their lives, some artists and record labels are […]

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04.08.15

Re:Sound Presents at Chicago’s Lake FX Summit and Expo

On April 17th, Re:Sound President Ian MacKay was a panelist at Chicago’s Lake FX Summit and Expo’s “Follow the Data: A global look at the modern music industry”. The panel illustrated how data flows through the global music industry, discussed how it gets traded between business partners, explained how territorial reciprocal agreements work and discussed […]

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03.25.15

Re:Sound Awarded Grant by the Ontario Music Fund to Research the Value of Music

Re:Sound is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant by the Ontario Music Fund to launch the Value of Music research initiative and website. The Value of Music research will look at how music influences Canadian consumer choices. Where similar research has been conducted internationally, findings showed a positive correlation between the […]

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03.10.15

Re:Sound Presents at the Trebas Institute

On March 10th 2015, we presented Re:Sound’s role within the music industry and our operations to the Trebas Institute. Topics discussed involved how royalties are collected and distributed, the value of music, and how copyright applies to artists’ various works.

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02.20.15

Re:Sound Presents at the Artist Entrepreneur Session at Coalition Music

On February 20th 2015, we presented Re:Sound’s role within the music industry and our operations to the Artist Entrepreneur Session at Coalition Music. Topics discussed involve how royalties are collected and distributed, the value of music, and how copyright applies to artists’ various works.

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01.22.15

New Year, New Look: Re:Sound launches a new website

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new website!  The new website is built for access and usability. Optimized for mobile devices, you’ll be able to access Re:Sound’s website anywhere, anytime. In line with our one-stop-shop philosophy, Re:Sound’s new website simplifies the licensing process with comprehensive tariff descriptions, easy to use forms, facts on […]

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