Passport: Music Export Summit

WHAT IS PASSPORT: MUSIC EXPORT SUMMIT? PASSPORT: Music Export Summit will deliver intensive training sessions to prepare export-ready Canadian artists and music entrepreneurs with business skills and artistic product development to increase international trade and export market development. The project is aimed at self-managed artists and artist managers (along with other music [...]

November 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments


When the Copyright Modernization Act (CMA) was passed in 2012, it included an amendment that mandated that the Copyright Act be reviewed every five years. Recognizing both the length of time that it took to modernize Canada’s copyright laws (the CMA was the fourth attempt to amend the Act since 2005), as well as the speed at which technology evolves in the digital age, [...]

November 23rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Department of Canadian Heritage releases #DigiCanCon Consultation Report

Canadian Heritage has released its #DigiCanCon consultation report, which acts as a thematic overview of information and feedback collected throughout the consultations. While the report doesn’t contain many direct mentions of music, some sections have a strong focus on creators and how the government can better support Canada’s cultural industries. We are very encouraged by the [...]

March 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations Joins “Focus On Creators” Coalition

(December 6, 2016, Halifax, NS) The Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations (CCMIA) has formally joined the Focus On Creators coalition to support Canadian musicians, authors, songwriters, poets, music producers, visual artists and other members of the creative industries in urging the Canadian Government to put creators at the centre of our cultural policy surrounding [...]

December 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments

New CCMIA Board Executive

The CCMIA Board met in March 2016 and voted on the following executive positions (pictured above from left to right): President: Scott Long, Music Nova Scotia, Halifax Vice-president: Chris Wynters, Alberta Music, Edmonton Treasurer: Sean McManus, Manitoba Music, Winnipeg Secretary: Kim Winnicky, Music Yukon, Whitehorse The rest of the board includes the following directors (pictured [...]

April 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

CCMIA Launches New Website

The CCMIA is very excited to announce the launch of our newly-designed website here at! We hope you will like the updated look as well as all of the information we have added. We still have more content to add around our news, but everything else is pretty much here. Have a look! One [...]

November 6th, 2015|News|0 Comments

CCMIA Restructures to meet Current Challenges in the Canadian Music Industry

REGINA, 27 July 2010 – The Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations (CCMIA), composed of 10 provincial and territorial music industry associations, announced today, a corporate restructuring designed to more effectively address current issues faced by the Canadian music industry. The restructuring includes the induction of a new executive team. The members of the CCMIA [...]

July 27th, 2010|News|0 Comments