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Backgrounder: The Copyright Board’s Tariff 8 Decision

On May 16, 2014, the Copyright Board of Canada issued its decision setting rates for Re:Sound’s Tariff 8 – Non-Interactive & Semi-Interactive Webcasts, 2009-2012. What is the Copyright Board? The Copyright Board of Canada is an economic regulatory body empowered to establish, either mandatorily or at the request of an interested party, the royalties to […]

Ontario Place Revitalization Plans Include Expansion of Live Music Options

Today, Michael Coteau, Ontario’s Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, announced the government’s plan to revitalize Ontario Place into a vibrant waterfront destination. As per the release, the revitalized Ontario Place will offer public access to a spectacular part of Toronto and a mix of outdoor and indoor features, including the “expansion of live music […]

Bruno Mars Presented With Custom 3D Canadian Gold/Platinum Award Plaque

Prior to his headlining concert at Toronto, ON’s Air Canada Centre, Warner Music Canada recording artist Bruno Mars was presented with a unique 3D Canadian certifications plaque for the titles listed below. Yes, blue and red glasses are required for the full pop-out effect – how cool is that? The titles featured on the award […]

Nico & Vinz Presented With Platinum Awards For Summer Hit “Am I Wrong”

During a press tour in Toronto this week, Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz were presented with their official Canadian award plaques commemorating the Platinum certification of their breakthrough track “Am I Wrong” (Warner Music Canada). After becoming one of the most Shazamed artists worldwide, the duo kicked off a North American summer tour opening for multi-Platinum recording artist Bruno […]

Avenged Sevenfold Receive First Platinum Awards For ‘Hail To The King’

During their Toronto stop Friday on the Mayhem Festival Tour, Orange Country, CA’s Avenged Sevenfold received their Platinum award plaques for their 2013 album Hail To The King (Warner Music Canada). The band were especially grateful for the awards as Canada is the first country to have the album certified Platinum. A7X‘s 2010 album Nightmare had also previously […]