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Re:Sound Congratulates Justice Robert A. Blair on his appointment as Chair of the Copyright Board of Canada

06.04.15

Re:Sound congratulates Justice Robert A. Blair on his appointment as Chair of the Copyright Board of Canada.

The Copyright Board of Canada is a fundamentally important tribunal overseeing many transactions in the developing world of copyright.

“Mr. Justice Blair has a very strong reputation within the legal community,” said Ian MacKay, President of Re:Sound. “His extensive judicial experience, particularly with commercial cases, and his strong sense of fairness will serve him well in leading the Copyright Board in a rapidly changing world where Canada should be second to none. We commend Minister Moore and the Government of Canada on filling this very important role.”

About Re:Sound:
Re:Sound Music Licensing Company is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights. On behalf of its members, representing thousands of artists and record companies, Re:Sound licenses recorded music for public performance, broadcast and new media. All of the money collected by Re:Sound is distributed to our members, less only our actual costs. Created in 1997 (as NRCC), our member organisations are ACTRA RACS, ARTISTI, MROC, Connect Music Licensing and SOPROQ. For more information, please visit us at www.resound.ca.

Contact:

Mallory Clyne
Director of Communications
Re:Sound
mclyne@resound.ca
416-355-8349

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