Falling through the cracks: why Canada’s music creators are being left behind by the Copyright Act
At this critical time of pandemic recovery, there is opportunity to provide support to the music industry now by reforming the Copyright Act to create a more equitable and fair industry for all music creators.
Re:Sound Canada has urged Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez, left, and Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne to make changes to the Copyright Act. Lou Ragagnin, the group's president, writes that three key changes need to be made: removing the 'temporary' $1.25-million commercial radio exemption, updating the definition of sound recording, and updating the private copying levy. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade, Sam Garcia