Sheffield positioned as one of the UK’s leading ‘Music Cities’

Sheffield has the potential to be the UK’s leading Music City, according to a new report commissioned by the University of Sheffield.

Music: A snapshot of Sheffield’s music sector (PDF, 2.8MB), was compiled and written by Sheffield’s Sensoria Festival. Building on Sheffield’s famous musical heritage, the report outlines how […]

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Ontario’s Developing A New Culture Strategy

The Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports spends about $800 million annually and wants to hear from stakeholders in a series of town hall meetings in 11 cities starting next Tuesday in Barrie and ending in Windsor on December 3rd.

Discussion points include:

What is the Ontario government doing […]

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‘Tune In Trade Up’ Campaign Highlights Skilled Trade Careers in Music

There’s nothing quite like catching your favourite band at an outdoor music festival, but the real headliners are the hundreds of hard-working skilled tradespeople preparing the grounds before you and the artists arrive. With the launch of their new Tune In Trade Up! campaign, the Ontario College Of Trades aims to attract […]

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CMW and Music Canada Live Announce Live Music Industry Awards

Canadian Music Week 2016 (CMW) announces the first annual Live Music Industry Awards. Join us on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel to celebrate the best of the live music business sector.

As the music industry shifts focus from recordings to live performances, CMW is pleased […]

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Rita Davies Appointed Chair of the Ontario Arts Council

Rita Davies has been appointed Chair of the Ontario Arts Council (OAC), following her nomination by the Government of Ontario.

“We are delighted with the appointment of Rita Davies as Chair,” said Peter Caldwell, OAC Director & CEO. “The Chair plays a crucial role at agencies like the Ontario Arts Council. Rita’s […]

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