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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
For songs that bring us closer in, toward reconciliation
Building your career from the ground up in 2017
100% female show will rock the FrancoFolies
Or, What to see, where to go, and how to mingle
All about the game
Metadata definitions have important consequences
Latest step in our necessary adaptation to technological cha...
All parties need to share in online music revenue
Landscape evolving for songwriters, music publishers
Canadian businesses confirm that music is increasingly impor...
YouTube, Audiam, more efficiency, new executives
SOCAN considers organizations that use music, including digi...
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