Montréal College becomes advocate for music rights
Connecting six aspiring screen composers with music-industry personnel
Sponsored by TD, program aims to foster high-potential music creators
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“The time will come when we can no longer be ignored”
Combining synth-pop with Inuktitut
Celebrating diversity by allowing everyone to shine
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How you get paid when someone mechanically reproduces your music
How to prevent your instruments from being stolen
What you need to do, and how to do it
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Currently lobbying government on several key issues
Adapting to constant, disruptive technological shifts
De nombreux changements et innovations
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Words + Music is the online magazine of SOCAN, the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada. Just as SOCAN was formed in 1990 by the merger of its predecessor Canadian performing rights organizations PROCAN and CAPAC, their separate magazines merged in 1994 to form Words + Music. Our mission is to provide interesting, high-quality content about the increasingly exciting and
Many 2018 financial results outperform, but CEO calls for mo...
Tim Hicks, Reklaws, win two each
Celebrating our members' chart success
At SOCAN’s 2019 Annual General Meeting in Vancouver
Also Top Producers, spotlighting creators on the Hot 100
More than $100,000 in cash and prizes to be won
SOCAN co-sponsors 21st BC screen industry celebration
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On the current state of Indigenous music in Canada
Why it took six years to make his JUNO-nominated album
For his work on the soundtrack to Xavier Dolan’s Matthias ...
Winner gets full SOCAN support: Song Camp, Nashville House, ...
How she wrote deeply resonant hit, “Like a Flower”
SOCAN mourns the loss of one of our greatest friends, allies
Best Inuit Album winner at 2019 Indigenous Music Awards
We present 11 SOCAN No.1 Song Awards during Music City visit
Pharos of Alexandria wins Outstanding Album Award
Best Pop Album winner at 2019 Indigenous Music Awards
Pre-awards conference addresses Indigenous musicians’ care...
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