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Re:Sound’s Spring Newsletter is now available!

In this edition, we provide the latest updates on our ever-growing advocacy campaign, Fairness for Music Creators. With the current iteration of the Copyright Act, Canadian music creators are being denied fair and equitable compensation. Learn more about how we are taking action and how you can get involved! In our efforts to better support […]

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Re:Wind 2022 – Back to Live

This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Re:Sound’s annual fundraising concert: “Re:Wind 2022: Back To Live”. This year’s show will take place at Toronto’s Lee’s Palace on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 6:30 p.m., and will once again feature musical performances from our very own Re:Sound and Entandem colleagues, industry professionals, as well as some […]

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Denis Dinsmore joins Re:Sound as Vice President, Finance & Administration

TORONTO, Canada, May 3, 2021 – Today, Re:Sound welcomes Denis Dinsmore as its new Vice President, Finance & Administration. “Denis joins Re:Sound at an exciting time – we launched a new strategic plan earlier this year, and the organization is in the midst of several significant enterprise wide projects,” said Lou Ragagnin, Re:Sound’s CEO and […]

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Lou Ragagnin named Re:Sound President and CEO

Today, Re:Sound’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce Lou Ragagnin as the organization’s incoming President and CEO. Ragagnin joins Re:Sound from Chartered Professional Accountants Canada, where he served as Senior Vice President of Operations, overseeing strategic planning and related processes, as well as overall business operations. His experience includes ole Media Management (now Anthem […]

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Entandem has simplified music licensing for thousands of Canadian businesses since July launch

Canadian businesses are responding positively to a new company created to make the music licensing process more convenient. Since its launch in July 2019, Entandem, a joint venture between RE:SOUND and SOCAN, has simplified the music licensing process for a growing number of Canadian businesses – to date, a remarkable 3,300 – that use live […]

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Re:Sound President Ian MacKay to Leave Organization

MacKay to remain until year-end to ensure smooth leadership transition Toronto, Sept. 9, 2019 – Re:Sound Music Licensing Company and Ian MacKay today announced that Ian MacKay, President of Re:Sound since 2009, will be leaving the organisation at the end of the year. Over the years, MacKay oversaw the implementation of key strategic initiatives including […]

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William Prince

Each year, as part of Re:Sound’s Annual Review, we sit down with an artist to talk about what it means to be working in Canada’s music industry today. In 2017, we were honoured to have Juno Award-winning William Prince join us for our Artist in the Office series – we talked to him about his […]

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Statutory Review of the Copyright Act Announced

Re:Sound applauds Minister Bains and Minister Joly for moving forward with this critical review of the Copyright Act – legislation that is key to the future of Canadian creators. “The Copyright Act needs to provide the framework for a fair marketplace for Canadian creators “said Ian MacKay, President of Re:Sound. “There is work to be […]

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Breakthrough collaboration between Bell Media, Music Canada and Re:Sound creates international gold standard with music creators at its heart

Advancements in cross-platform reporting have ushered in a new era of cooperation between Canada’s music and media industries. Developed by Bell Media, Music Canada and Re:Sound, the new process aligns terrestrial broadcast data with digital, ensuring all music industry stakeholders are served with efficiency, transparency, and accountability, while setting a new industry standard for data […]

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Mr. Anthony Ariganello Appointed as Independent Chair of Re:Sound’s Board of Directors

Re:Sound, Canada’s not-for-profit music licensing company representing artists and record labels for their performance rights, is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Anthony Ariganello to the position of Chairperson of the Board of Directors. Building on the legacy of the previous chair (Peter Steinmetz), Mr. Ariganello brings decades of experience in financial and human […]

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