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A songwriter’s short guide to music publishing

Whether you sign a deal, self-publish, or work unpublished, here’s what you need to know

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#ComposersWhoScore: 13 SOCAN members nominated for Iris Awards

Québec Cinéma Gala adds “Best Original Score, Documentary” category

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Jeune Rebeu : finding a balance between business and feelings

“I don’t see it as a duality, but rather as two things that complete each other”

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Mélanie Venditti: Letting music come to her

“Women have a hard time saying they’re competent”

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SOCAN Statement on Bill C-10

SOCAN Statement on Bill C-10

A level playing field for all digital media is the right way...

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Trille Or Awards 2021: Daniel Lavoie, Jean Malavoy honoured

Trille Or Awards 2021: Daniel Lavoie, Jean Malavoy honoured

With Special Achievement Award and Paul Demers Builder Award...

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Laura Niquay: The Messenger

Laura Niquay: The Messenger

“We’re all human, and this album was made for everyone...

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Decision-Makers: Jodie Ferneyhough, CCS Rights Management

Decision-Makers: Jodie Ferneyhough, CCS Rights Management

Ten years on, he still fights for (and administers) songwrit...

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SOCAN Board of Directors member Denis Wolff resigns

SOCAN Board of Directors member Denis Wolff resigns

Also withdraws nomination from current board election

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Charlotte Cardin: Feeling Everything to the Fullest

Charlotte Cardin: Feeling Everything to the Fullest

“I had to re-learn how to write music”

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K-Anthony could make history at the 2021 JUNOs

K-Anthony could make history at the 2021 JUNOs

It's the first time two Black nominees hail from Saskatchewa...

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Decision-Makers: Laurence Lebel

Decision-Makers: Laurence Lebel

Artifice Executive Director counts on her antennae and talen...

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“Top Secrets” Video: Charlotte Cardin’s “Passive Aggressive”

“Top Secrets” Video: Charlotte Cardin’s “Passive Aggressive”

It’s Cardin’s first SOCAN No. 1 Song Award in Québec, a...

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Rita MacNeil, “Flying on Her Own” into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Rita MacNeil, “Flying on Her Own” into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame

Singer-songwriter to be inducted into CSHF during 2021 East ...

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Johnny Orlando: Teen sensation explores more songwriting

Johnny Orlando: Teen sensation explores more songwriting

New EDM track with DVBBS showcases variety

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SOCAN to connect with members at 2021 East Coast Music Awards Festival & Conference

SOCAN to connect with members at 2021 East Coast Music Awards Festival & Conference

Explaining royalties, rights management at two events

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A short guide to non-fungible tokens (NFTs)

A short guide to non-fungible tokens (NFTs)

How the new medium works

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The Weather Station hits critical bullseye with current album

The Weather Station hits critical bullseye with current album

Powerful songwriting proves our environmental ignorance is n...

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SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

News about financial relief, resources, reaction, performanc...

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Margaret McGuffin promoted to CEO of Music Publishers Canada

Margaret McGuffin promoted to CEO of Music Publishers Canada

Former Executive Director of the organization

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Visual Arts X Music : Pony, a magical combination of contrasts

Visual Arts X Music : Pony, a magical combination of contrasts

“When I’m really into a song, I’ll listen to nothing e...

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Meet Sara Dendane, SOCAN’s new A&R Executive in Montréal

Meet Sara Dendane, SOCAN’s new A&R Executive in Montréal

She starts in her new role the week of April 12, 2021

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William Prince, Marie-Ève Lapierre-Lemoyne, Leela Gilday win songwriting awards at 2020 CFMAs

William Prince, Marie-Ève Lapierre-Lemoyne, Leela Gilday win songwriting awards at 2020 CFMAs

Pharis and Jason Romero win big at second online edition of ...

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Lil Berete: Straight Outta Regent Park, with 50 million streams

Lil Berete: Straight Outta Regent Park, with 50 million streams

Rapper stays in the moment when he creates songs

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