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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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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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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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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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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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