The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has effectively killed MuchFACT, the MuchMusic funded Foundation to Assist Talent on video.
As part of Bell Media’s TV renewal approval, the CRTC approved the deletion of required contributions to MuchFACT by Much and sister station Gusto (formerly M3).
Petition Seeking To Save MuchFACT, VideoFACT
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a benefit concert held at Centre Pierre Charbonneau organized by father daughter power team Christina and Johnny Capobianco. Along with Johnny’s Grand Show Band and guest performers such as guitarist Albe, house of Jazz’s Snooky Alston and up-coming young singing sensation Arianna Ianniciello, hundreds of attendees raised much needed funds for the Generations Foundation whose mission is “to develop and administer programs which will help improve the quality of life for persons of all ages.
Last week, concertgoers who had purchased tickets to the Pemberton Music Festival got terrible news. Not only was the event suddenly cancelled, but ticketholders couldn’t receive refunds. Fans who wanted refunds were asked to fill out a form as unsupported creditors.
Lou Reed song ‘Take a Walk on the Wild Side’ accused of including transphobic lyrics by Canadian student group
The Guelph Central Student Association, a group at the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, issued an apology for including the song on a playlist at a campus event.