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    The Musicians' Rights Organization Canada (MROC) is a not - for - profit collective that collects and distributes royalties for performers. These royalties are payable under copyright legislation and reflect the rights of performers to be paid fairly for the broadcast and public performance of their recorded works. In Canada, these royalties cover a variety of broadcasts, including commercial radio, CBC radio, satellite radio and background music.

    Until recently, only songwriters have received royalties when their songs have been broadcast. Organizations like SOCAN are responsible for distributing these royalties to songwriters. Now, because of legislation that recognizes the contribution of performers in the creation of sound recordings, royalties are also available for performers. MROC is responsible for distributing these royalties to performers.

    How it works — if you are a musician or vocalist who has performed as a featured or background performer on a sound recording in the last 50 years, MROC may have royalties for you.

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Latest News

The MROC office will be closed for Canada Day Weekend on June 26th, 2014 at 1pm and will reopen on July 2nd, 2014 at 9AM

 In addition, MROC will be closing their office every Friday at 1PM from June 27th, 2014 till August 29, 2014.

 Other, office closures include:

Simcoe day – August 4th, 2014

Labour Day – September 1st, 2014

 

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*This event features a catered networking mixer, courtesy of Canadian Independent Music Association and Musicians’ Rights Organization Canada (included with registration)

Being an independent music company or artist today means much more than just good marketing, touring and selling CDs and merch. To survive in the current market, indies must learn to successfully branch out into new revenue streams. The gaming industry and music placement in TV and Film have become a new and diverse means of revenue for artists. This session will provide a new perspective on  how to make your music work for you.

Register Today at: http://artscapemusicians.eventbrite.ca

Where:

Artscape Youngplace
180 Shaw St.Studio 106 (Silver Flex Studio)
Toronto, ON

When:

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Registration:

$10 via. Eventbrite, Check-in at the event
(**includes catered networking mixer**)

More info: http://artscapemusicians.eventbrite.ca

Skill Category: Artistic/Creative
Course Start Date: Jun 24, 2014
Course End Date: Jun 24, 2014
Format: In-Person
Course Location: Artscape Youngplace | 180 Shaw St. (Studio 106)
Cost: $10
Course Provider: WorkInCulture and Artscape
WebSite Address: http://artscapemusicians.eventbrite.ca
Skills Category: 1
Language of Delivery:

How to Register:

Through Eventbrite at: http://artscapemusicians.eventbrite.ca

Contact Info:

Email: info@workinculture.ca

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