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Research

Music Canada’s internationally renowned research explores the cultural and economic impact of music, as well as policies and best practices to grow music ecosystems. Recent reports include Striking A New A-Chord: Recommendations for the Growth & Development of Canada’s East Coast Music Industry, The Mastering of a Music City, BC’s Music Sector – From Adversity to Opportunity, and Live Music Measures Up: An Economic Impact Analysis of Live Music in Ontario.

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Annual Report – 2017

Music Canada’s Annual Report was presented at Playback, our annual industry dialogue and celebration.

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Service Providers

Music Canada has developed a guide for businesses seeking to start a digital music service in Canada containing information on market opportunities, Canadian consumer preferences, music licensing, and more.

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Recommended Reading

Below you’ll find links to articles and reports of interest to music creators, creators’ rights advocates, and those who believe in the power of music. Click the following terms to jump to The Value Gap, Music Can Help or Music Cities. The Value Gap More music is being consumed than ever before, but the value […]

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Licensing

Music Canada’s Licensing page provides a basic overview of Canada’s music licensing landscape, with information on rights holders, examples of music use and license requirements, and a directory of where to obtain license for music use.

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Statistics

Music Canada provides annual Canadian music market sales reports on our Statistics page. The statistics on this page are aggregated wholesale net shipment figures reported by Music Canada major and independent label members for both owned and distributed labels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for more information? This page contains answers to some of our commonly-asked questions about music in Canada.

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