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Hundreds of Quebec Musicians & Industry Professionals Sign Letter Demanding Government Action Against Streaming Services

More than 200 musicians and industry professionals in Quebec have signed an open letter addressed to the province’s government demanding that it act to improve the compensation rights holders receive from streaming services. The group behind the letter is the Coalition for the Diversity of Cultural Expression, which wants

CMRRA Names Paul Shaver as Its New President

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a SoundExchange company, announced today that Paul Shaver has been named its new president. Shaver previously served as VP at Nielsen Entertainment Canada, where he was instrumental in the launch of the Music Connect platform in Canada that provides improved data transparency

Available Now at Music Books Plus, 'Crowdfunding for Musicians - Using Kickstarter, Patreon and More to Get Paid for Your Music'

Canadian Musician's sister site, Music Books Plus, is now selling Laser Malena-Webber's popular and practical book for indie musicians, Crowdfunding for Musicians - Using Kickstarter, Patreon and More to Get Paid for Your Music. Published by Berklee Press, it's a pratical, musician-focused guide to crowdfunding a music career. It explains