Liberals look to strike the right note in planned changes to Canada Music Fund

The federal government is expected to make long-sought changes next year to a fund aimed at helping Canada’s music industry, about two years after officials first recommended improvements to Heritage Minister Melanie Joly.
(National Observer)

Victoria harpist celebrates 1 million YouTube views with a concert in Saanich

Layne’s YouTube channel features his performances from around the world, music videos filmed on location in Victoria, and his “Harp Tuesday” instructional series, which spans seven years and 125-plus episodes.
(Monday Magazine)

Kitchener Blues Festival displays plenty of ‘Sass’

The Kitchener Blues Festival announced its 2018 lineup Saturday with a focus on female artists covering the blues-rock spectrum
(The Waterloo Region Record)

Sanctions unlikely for Montreal Jazz Fest after refusing to accommodate deaf music fan

The Montreal International Jazz Festival should not face repercussions for refusing to provide a sign-language interpreter for a deaf concert-goer last year, according to a recommendation received by Quebec’s Human Rights Commission.
(CBC News)

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