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Canadian creators: add your voice to the Focus On Creators initiative

A growing list of more than 3,700 musicians, authors, songwriters, composers, music producers, poets, playwrights, film composers, actors, directors and other members of the creative class have signed a joint letter addressed to the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage, urging the Canadian Government to put creators at the heart of our cultural policy.

Focus On Creators is a call to action by Canadian creators. Canadians are consuming more digital content than ever before, and creators have led the shift – they have digitized their work, mastered the Internet, and become their own social media directors. Yet the laws and regulations that allow creators to exploit their works to make a living are now out of date. Without urgent attention from government, thousands of Canadian creators will not be able to tell their uniquely Canadian stories.

If you’re a Canadian creator and you haven’t yet signed the letter, have a look and add your name here.

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