Bill 166 – The Ticket Sales Act was passed on December 13. Over the past year, Music Canada Live has engaged with Office of the Attorney General, expressing, through meetings, written recommendations and an appearance before Queen’s Park Social Policy committee, support for (as examples) the banning of […]
The Unison Benevolent Fund does crucial work for our industry, providing emergency relief for music industry professionals in times of hardship, illness or economic difficulties. Unison was created by the music industry for the music industry and will never charge dues or fees for access to its programs. Please […]
“Assessing the live music industry in BC has never been more important. There’s a wealth of talent, vision and drive in the province that will benefit from informed direction for positive growth, and this study is a big first step toward that goal.” – Nate Sabine, Director […]
The Office of the Attorney General (ON) released the new Ticket Sales Act (formerly the Ticket Speculation Act) proposed legislation on October 5, 2017, as part of a larger consumer protection bill. Key highlights in the proposed legislation include:
Banning ticket “bots”
Capping the resale price of tickets at 50% above […]
Prior to starting her artist management and booking agency ‘You Will Love It Live’ about three years ago, Genevieve Demerchant spent over fifteen years working in marketing and development for the live performing arts sector.
Her focus for You Will Love It Live is to support performing artists in […]
The Ontario Chamber of Commerce have released a new report, a follow-up to their 2012 tourism report, Closing the Tourism Gap. It examines the state of Ontario’s tourism industry and seeks to answer the question: What steps can Ontario take to create a long-term tourism advantage?
Graham Henderson, President and CEO of our members Music Canada, delivered an impassioned speech entitled “The Broken Promise of a Golden Age : How creators got squeezed out in the digital era, and what can be done to restore their rights. on Nov 1 at the Economic club […]
On Thursday, November 10, Music Canada Live’s Networking & Outreach Manager Lara Farcasan joined several other music industry leaders for Ambitious City, Hamilton Chamber of Commerce’s panel discussion for Hamilton’s Music Strategy.
Along with guest speaker, Graham Henderson, President of Music Canada, this panel, moderated by Alan Cross, […]
As first of its kind, The London (ON) Venue Summit brings together venues from across the city in an effort to understand the concerns, issues, aspirations and potential for live music here in London, ON. The venue summit will offer venue owners and management an opportunity to engage […]