SOCAN, CSI Strike Licensing Deal with Google Play for Canada’s Music Creators

Toronto, May 5, 2014 – Canada’s leading organizations for the rights of songwriters, composers and music publishers, SOCAN and CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (CSI) have completed a licensing agreement that clears a path to compensation for their more than 120,000 members and clients whose creative works are used in Google Play Music, which Google today announced is […]

CMRRA Announces Executive Promotions

TORONTO, January 27, 2014 – Caroline Rioux, President of the Canadian Musical Re-production Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA) today announced the formation of a new top management team for CMRRA which will oversee the management of the Agency’s affairs and direct its strategic development. This team will consist of Ms. Rioux, Lori Ellis, Veronica Syrtash and […]

CMRRA Concludes Alliance Discussions with SOCAN and SODRAC

TORONTO, December 17, 2013 – The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA) has concluded its discussions regarding the integration of its operations with those of fellow societies SOCAN and SODRAC and has decided not to proceed with a formal alliance. The announcement was made by CMRRA Chair Gary Furniss. “CMRRA’s Board of Directors and […]

Caroline Rioux appointed President of CMRRA

TORONTO, September 30, 2013 – Caroline Rioux has been appointed President of the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), effective October 1, 2013. The announcement was made by CMRRA Chairman Gary Furniss. “In recent years, Caroline has been instrumental to the leadership and operation of CMRRA,” said Mr. Furniss. “Her expertise and many years […]