Industry Studies to be Conducted this Fall

For immediate release:  October 18, 2017

Industry Studies to be Conducted this Fall

Two key music industry studies are being launched in British Columbia this week.  Please read below for details.

Economic Impact Assessment of BC’s Live Music Sector, Music Canada Live

We are pleased to announce that Music Canada […]

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Ottawa as a Music City

Ottawa, Friday, March 31 – A major announcement regarding the Ottawa music industry was made today during the “Ottawa as a Music City” panel, produced by the 2017 JUNO Host Committee. Mayor Jim Watson announced that the city will, in collaboration with the industry and the municipality, commit […]

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City of Toronto Statement on Venue Closures

Music Canada Live thanks City of Toronto Mayor John Tory and Councillor Josh Colle (Chair of the Toronto Music Advisory Committee, TMAC) for their commitment to working to identify strategies to support live music venues.

A statement, released yesterday, responds to concerns of multiple venues closures. “We are dedicated […]

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BC Music Fund: New Programs Announced for Live

On Thursday, December 15th Creative BC and the Province of British Columbia announced additional BC Music Fund programs. A total of $3.8 million has been allocated for three new programs: live music, research and industry initiatives. Of this, $2.5 million has been directed to Live Music-specific programs which will […]

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Live Music Industry Urged to Participate in Heritage Consultation

On April 22nd the Department of Canadian Heritage announced the launch of consultations regarding the review of major cultural policy frameworks including the Broadcasting Act, Copyright Act, Telecommunications Act, CRTC, CBC, NFB, Telefilm Canada, Canada Council for the Arts and the Canada Music Fund.

Minister Joly seeks to establish […]

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ECMA announces landmark partnerships to help strengthen future of Atlantic Canadian music sector

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) unveiled a series of landmark partnerships with the music industry associations from five regions, Music Canada, and Music Canada Live this weekend in an effort to help strengthen the future of Atlantic Canada’s music sector.

The cross-provincial effort brings together MusicNL, Music Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Music Industry Cooperative, Music / Musique […]

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Facilitated Focus Sessions: Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario

Beginning in April, the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport will be holding facilitated focus sessions on tourism in communities across the province to support the development of the Strategic Framework for Tourism in Ontario.

Initial discussions were held with industry representatives during the winter and took away a […]

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