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Music association and organization listings for Canada. Submit a site here for free.

Canadian Association of Broadcasters
Canadian Association of BrpadcastersThe Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) is the voice of most of Canada's private radio and television stations and specialty services. Provides facts and the latest news about the private broadcasting industry.

Canada Council For The Arts
A Canadian council for the support and preservation of Canadian music.

Canada Music Week
The official web site of the Canada Music Week festival

Canadian Country Music Association
The CCMA is a non profit organization which supports and promotes all segments of the Canadian country music industry. Check yer boots at the door.

Canadian Disc Jockey Association
A National Not-for-Profit Trade Association serving Professional Disc Jockeys through Local Chapters Across Canada.

Canadian Electroacoustic Community (CEC)
The CEC, Canada's national electroacoustic/computer-music association, draws together like-minded people: those interested and active in electroacoustics and computer music.

Canadian Hip-Hop Online
Giving the Canadian Hip-Hop scene world wide exposure, this site is hip so hop to it.

Canadian Independent Record Production Association
The Canadian Independent Record Production Association is the trade organization representing the independent sector of the Canadian music and sound recording industry. Nicely designed site for indie musicians and artists.

Canadian Indie Band Database
If you are a Canadian indie band, you can get a free listing here.

Canadian Juno Awards
Canadian Juno Awards Okay, so what is a Canadian musician's web site without a blurb about the Canadian Juno Awards? Receiving even a nomination for a Juno holds big clout in Canada, and winning a Juno award is something many Canadian musicians aspire to. This is an extensive web site, with lots of info about past and present musicians and bands, the Canadian Hall of Fame, and more.

Chart Magazine
Chart MagazineChart Magazine is Canada's leading authority on new alternative music. Each issue contains feature articles on current acts, scene reports from across Canada, Canadian college radio and retail charts, reviews and lots more. Chart is an essential source of entertainment and information for those who need to know about new music. Chart is published 12 times a year.

Need to learn about mechanical or synchronization licensing? If you manufacture CD's or cassettes which contain reproductions of songs which you don't own or control, you need to obtain licenses for those songs. This company will help make it an easy process for you.

Copyright Web Site
Copyright Web SiteProtect your music! Get up to speed on the basics of copyright law and get the straight skinny on how to register your work with the Copyright Office.

FACTORThe independent Canadian Musician's best friend. This is a non profit foundation that provides funds for the Canadian recording industry. At the web site, you will find information about all of the available loan and grant programs for musicians and the music industry. Applications are also available online.

A Canadian music umbrella of companies who have banded together to form a unique network of information and product from today's cutting edge Canadian music acts, plus guides and documentation highlighting the careers of Canadian acts from the past.

The Hearts and Soul Foundation
A non-profit organization raising funds for the disabled community and showcasing Canadian talent by producing concerts, compilation CDs and related music events.
The Canadian directory of indie bands and musicians.
A non-profit web site that does a great job of bringing together and promoting the local Kingston Ontario musician community.

The Music Industries Association of Canada
MIACThe MIAC operates as a national, non-profit, trade association representing Canadian manufactures, wholesalers, distributors and retailers of musical instruments and accessories, keyboards, sound reinforcement products, and published music. MIAC's mission is to support the promotion and development of the music products industry in Canada.

The Muse's Muse
This is an excellent Songwriter's Resource web site with tons of songwriting information, tools, and links. It's a great place to connect with other songwriters, and the site has been created by a fellow Canuck.

The Ontario Arts Council
Ontario Arts CouncilThe Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is an arm's-length agency of the Ontario government that provides money and services to artists and arts organizations across the province. Along with granting programs, funds and awards, OAC provides services to artists' organizations and communities throughout Ontario.

Ontario Country Performer & Fan Association
The OCPFA is a not-for-profit organization designed to bring artists, industry and fans together in the country music genre in Ontario. We are dedicated to helping up and coming artists by providing showcases, contests and a bi-annual award show. The OCPFA website includes coming events, reviews and industry/artist links.

Ottawa Valley Bluegrass Music Association
Valley Grass is a non-profit organization of folks who enjoy listening to, playing, and supporting Bluegrass music in and around the Ottawa Valley of Ontario, Canada. Members include fans, musicians, promoters, vendors, and friends of Bluegrass music joined together to promote and publicize the music and activities.

Salmon Arm Folk Music Society
Located in the wild west of British Columbia, the society books blues, reggae, jazz, zydeco, gospel, flamenco, world beat, gypsy, and many other forms of folk music.

Society of composers, authors and music publishers in Canada. Copyrights, legal information, important Canadian music industry news and more can all be found at Socan's web site.

Strategis - Industry Canada On-Line
Strategis, Industry Canada OnlineNot a music site, but an information resource center for Industry Canada. If you are looking for information of any type about the Canadian business sector (including the music industry), be sure to bookmark this extensive government web site.
Site dedicated to promoting Canadian music with news features, music downloads and exclusive webcasts.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the Vancouver Jazz Scene.

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