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Why are screen composer royalties lower in the streaming world?

Watch SOCAN’s new video explaining how the shift to digita...

Apply now for RBC Launchpad Music Entrepreneurship program

Deadline for applications is Feb. 4, 2022

SOCAN to present first-ever “Cookin’ Songs” at 2022 BreakOut West

And we’ll participate in several other events at online co...

Are you a contemporary composer who wants to better navigate the digital landscape?

Then register now for an online town hall, co-presented Feb....

Want to know how to protect your musical instruments?

Register now for the Front Row Insurance webinar on Feb. 4, ...

SOCAN mourns the death of member Karim Ouellet

He'd received four SOCAN Popular Music Awards over four gala...

SOCAN laments the loss of R. Dean Taylor

He co-wrote The Supremes’ “Love Child,” wrote and perf...

Notice of intent to withdraw proposed tariffs by CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (CSI)

For the Years 2014 to 2018

The Best of 2021

Members’ Favourite Moments, Contributors’ Top 10 Song Li...

SOCAN grieves the loss of Vince Fontaine

Eagle & Hawk co-founder passes away at age 60

SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

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

Video Interview: Haviah Mighty runs down Stock Exchange

Polaris-winning rapper talks music, notoriety, philanthropy

SOCAN grieves the loss of Terry McManus, leading founder of Songwriters Association of Canada

Also a singer-songwriter, artist manager, educator, author

Six SOCAN members named to Order of Canada

Including Liona Boyd, Ian Tamblyn, Yves Lambert

SOCAN mourns the loss of Five Man Electrical Band’s Les Emmerson

Writer of Classic Rock hits, including “Signs,” passes o...

An Undying Love: R.I.P. Renée Martel

La reine du country au Québec avait reçu le Prix Excellenc...

Video: Meet Gagan Singh, SOCAN Creative Executive, Film/TV, Visual Media

And learn more about SOCAN’s service to #ComposersWhoScore

SOCAN strengthens reproduction rights expertise

With addition of VP Nicole Pratt and strategic team

SOCAN addresses music publishers’ concerns at two Town Halls

Our CEO, VPs, department heads present updates, answer quest...

SOCAN A&R Department now known as “Creative”

Kathryn Hamilton, Michael Assante, Houtan Houdania, Sara Den...

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