Music Canada Live Welcomes Pablo Rodríguez as New Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

For Immediate Release

July 18th, 2018

Music Canada Live is pleased to welcome Pablo Rodriguez as Canada’s new Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism. Canada’s live music industry association looks forward to on-going dialogue with the Department, reinforcing live music’s enormous economic, cultural and social impacts and contributions.

“We welcome the Honourable Minister to his new portfolio, and are excited to work together to entrench the value of Canada’s powerful live music industry and the role it plays in the careers of artists and the lives of fans.” said Erin Benjamin, Executive Director. “We wish to thank Minister Joly and her staff for their tireless effort in championing our creative industries and wish her much success as Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie. Minister Joly has left an lasting legacy, upon which we are inspired to continue to build.”

Canada’s live music industry contributes billions of dollars to our nation’s GDP and creates tens of thousands of jobs. To learn more visit

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Victoria Shepherd
Director of Operations