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August 14, 2017
by FYI Staff

Students the renowned music educator taught included her younger brother Oscar Peterson, Oliver Jones, and Joe Sealy. She co-founded the forerunner of the Montreal Jubilation Gospel Choir and was a key figure in the city's black community.

Boys will be boys
August 14, 2017
by David Farrell

Some guys have all the fun, but the fillies aren't buying it so much anymore on the Country radio format.

Image: CIMA
August 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The federal government wants to overhaul the Copyright Board and is asking stakeholders for ideas that can be submitted now through until Sept. 29.

Glen during his mid-career. Picture credit: Patrick Harbron/ rockandrollicons © 1985/2017
August 8, 2017
by FYI Staff

With 45 million records sold and 10 Grammy Awards won during his long career, he was a genuine country music superstar. As an ace session guitarist, he also played on many rock and pop classics.

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August 8, 2017
by External Source

A countdown of hot new songs spinning on Canadian radio this past week.

August 8, 2017
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Walk of Fame inductee Corey Hart. Pic: George Pimentel Photography
August 4, 2017
by FYI Staff

Don Felder joined a marquee of Canada's musical stars at the William Pellatt mansion in Toronto on Wednesday night for a Canada's Walk of Fame fundraising miusical event..

August 2, 2017
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

August 2, 2017
by David Farrell

The closure affects a wide swath of Canadian acts, from the aforementioned Nickelback to Marianas Trench, Skydiggers, Bahamas, 54:40, Billy Talent, City and Colour, Alexisonfire, Sam Roberts Band, Doc Walker, Trailer Park Boys, and Walk Off The Earth.

August 2, 2017
by FYI Staff

The two orgs have created a new contest that is offering five grand to five winning songwriter contestants. The deadline is fast approaching though...

Garth and Trisha, so happy together. Getty Images
August 2, 2017
by David Farrell

We will have to wait and see what his gate total is, but the country hat star has sold 107,254 tickets at the aging Calgary Saddledome over seven shows in September.

Rush (Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee) was a Modern Era inductee to the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010
August 1, 2017
by FYI Staff

The list of artists to appear at the Canadian Songwriting Hall of Fame's induction ceremony just got longer and better.