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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

Re:Sound has launched a new website based on research on the value in music.

It is the first Canadian consumer research on the interaction of recorded music and customer experience in businesses such as restaurants, nightclubs, hotels and more.
The research has indicated that Canadians do enjoy music, and more importantly believe in it’s value.

To learn more about this research please visit: www.musichasvalue.ca

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Starting June 5, 2015 through September 4th,2015 MROC’s office will be closed at 1PM on Fridays.

Our summer office hours are as follows:

Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 5PM

Friday: 9AM- 1PM

In addition the office will be closed on the following days:

July 1st, 2015 – Canada Day

August 3rd, 2015 – Simcoe Day

September 7th, 2015 – Labour Day

The staff at MROC wish everyone a great weekend!

 

 

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