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“What we do as artists is create something that wasn’t there yesterday” – Tom Wilson on creating custom paddles to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of major figures in the Canadian music publishing industry.Nov 10 2021

“What we do as artists is create something that wasn’t there yesterday” – Tom Wilson on creating custom paddles to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of major figures in the Canadian music publishing industry.

Tom Wilson is a Canadian music legend, famed storyteller and visual artist, whose musical work is published by Sony Music Publishing Canada. Wilson is best known for his work with Blackie & The Rodeo Kings and Lee Harvey Osmond, the latter receiving a 2020 Juno Award for the album Mohawk. Wilson’s memoir, Beautiful Scars published […]

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“How the federal government can unlock the enormous potential of Canada’s creative industries”: MPC CEO Margaret McGuffin in The Hill TimesOct 18 2021

“How the federal government can unlock the enormous potential of Canada’s creative industries”: MPC CEO Margaret McGuffin in The Hill Times

In this op-ed for The Hill Times, Music Publishers Canada’s CEO, Margaret McGuffin proposes that Canada develop a co-ordinated national action plan to ensure the creative sector’s continued growth.  With the right policy levers and the support of the next federal government, our music, book, magazine, screen-based media, interactive media, broadcasting, performing arts, and digital […]

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Virtual Voices: John Phelan (ICMP) in conversation with MEP Axel Voss on the EU Copyright Reform ProcessSep 16 2021

On September 14th 2021, Canadian Music Week, in partnership with Music Publishers Canada, hosted a conversation with Axel Voss (MEP, European Parliament’s Lead Negotiator: EU Copyright Directive), and John Phelan (Director General, International Confederation of Music Publishers). This virtual panel provided an overview of the history and current status of the EU Copyright Directive with a focus […]

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