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RE:SOUND and SOCAN Collaborate to Create Entandem

Joint venture simplifies recorded and live music licensing Toronto, May 8, 2019 – With goals of simplifying music licensing for hundreds of thousands of organizations across Canada that benefit from music, and to source and return more earned royalties to Canadian songwriters, composers, publishers, labels and performers, RE:SOUND and SOCAN have created Entandem. Co-owned and […]

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Re:Sound Commends the Government for Copyright Board Reform

Re:Sound commends the Government of Canada for making concrete changes to modernize the Copyright Board of Canada and ensuring music creators receive fair compensation for their work, through the introduction of Bill C-86. “We have joined others in the music industry to advocate for reforms to the Copyright Board of Canada in order to balance […]

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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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Re:Sound Releases 2016 Annual Review

We are excited to show off our 2016 Annual Review! In 2016, our distributable revenues were nearly $40 million. We worked with Canada’s major labels to improve data feeds through the implementation of ISRC codes, in order to eliminate duplication in our existing infrastructure. We did this while improving efficiency to reduce costs and improve […]

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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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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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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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