Warner Music Canada’s Half-Century History Now Online

The half-century of Warner Music Canada is now available for viewing online. The massive project falls into three distinct categories. First, is a history of the Canadian artists at WMC, both domestic and internationally signed between 1967 and 2017, that includes 80 essays and comprises 35,000 words penned by former company Sr. VP Kim Cooke. There is also a collection of video interviews with staffers past and present, conducted by current VP Steve Waxman in consort with Cooke, and a third component that includes archival footage and photographs, starting with the company’s founding in 1967 and running through to today’s roster.(FYI Music News)

Neil Young to livestream concert from ‘secret’ Canadian location

The rock superstar will perform live at an undisclosed location somewhere in Canada on Friday, Dec. 1. The concert will be livestreamed at 8 p.m. at CTV.ca and on Facebook around the world.(The Star)

Radio Edit: Who will fund Canadian music videos?

Over the past year, Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly held public consultations on the future of Canadian content and culture in the growing digital world. In September, Joly began unveiling her vision for the future of Canadian culture.(KTW)

New Regina music festival to focus on truth and reconciliation

The MacKenzie Art Gallery and the Regina Symphony Orchestra are behind the Forward Currents festival, which will explore socially relevant issues through music and art.(CBC News)

Ontario walks back on ticketing transparency rule, citing artist concerns

As Ontario gets ready to implement new rules for buying and selling event tickets as early as next week, the province is walking back on a proposed transparency measure it once highlighted as a key consumer protection, arguing instead that it wants to avoid negative consequences for touring musicians.(The Globe and Mail)

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