CMRRA welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in CBC v SODRAC, released November 26, 2015 after a hearing this past March. CMRRA participated in the appeal as an intervener, reinforcing SODRAC’s position that the so-called “broadcast-incidental” copies made by television broadcasters engage the exclusive right of reproduction in the Copyright Act, are […]
Archives for December 2015
There are more online services than ever before offering music in Canada today! Apple Music launched in June 2015 and Spotify just marked the first anniversary of their entry into Canada back in the fall of 2014. Additionally there has been a steady stream of new services entering the Canadian digital music market, and CMRRA […]
Many of our publisher clients already know Michael Mackie who is the Manager of Repertoire. Michael began his employment with CMRRA in the Royalties department in 1997. Before joining CMRRA, he studied English and Mass Communications, graduating from York University. After gaining experience in the Royalties department, Michael moved on to the position of Licensing […]
We are very excited to announce that CMRRA has developed a new royalty statement format which will provide greater flexibility to all of our clients, while at the same time supporting more extensive data across all areas of royalty distribution. This new statement format will provide a standard that supports all types of distributions, and […]
Please note that the CMRRA office will be closed from the afternoon of Dec 24, 2015 to the morning of January 4, 2016. We wish all our clients, licensees, colleagues and friends a very happy holidays season.