Canada has scrapped their work permit requirement for touring musicians.
Yesterday’s decision not only eliminated the LMO fee, it also did away with the work permit fee for touring acts. Lifting these fees provides much greater incentive for foreign acts to tour in Canada. It will be interesting to see if increased touring grows the live music market creates more opportunities for small Canadian acts to perform, ultimately leading to a bolstered Canadian music scene.
Jason Tate on 03/09/15 - 11:25 AM
The nominees for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced today. This year the event will be taking place on March 15th in Hamilton, ON.
Deborah Remus on 01/27/15 - 04:46 PM
The line-up for the fifth annual Pouzza Fest in Montreal during the Victoria Day long weekend can be seen in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 01/12/15 - 06:40 PM
Tanya Tagaq just won the 2014 Polaris Music Prize. You can find all the artists that made the short list in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 09/22/14 - 07:49 PM
The 2014 Polaris Music Prize long list can be seen in the replies.
Deborah Remus on 06/19/14 - 05:21 PM
SCENE Music Festival will be taking over St. Catharines, Ontario on June 28 and June 29 so to celebrate we're giving away five pairs of weekend passes. To win one pair just leave a post in the replies stating which band you're most excited to see. Winners will be notified via PM through the site on June 2. Good luck!

Update: Contest is now closed.
Deborah Remus on 05/26/14 - 08:12 AM
Pulley will be performing Matters in its entirety on October 18th in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec, at Music 4 Cancer Fest IV. As well as this, the band have announced that they will also be playing songs from Rev, singer Scott Radinsky's former band. Tickets are limited to 500, with all proceeds going to charity.

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Jason Tate on 05/22/14 - 10:35 AM
Amnesia RockFest have released their line-up for this year's festival in Canada. Blink-182, The Gaslight Anthem, Brand New, NOFX, and many more will be playing.

Submitted by SkyGrowsBigger
Jason Tate on 05/06/14 - 10:57 AM
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