CMPA President Vincent Degiorgio and Minister Bardish Chagger. Pic: Dave Chan
May 15, 2017
by External Source

Ottawa: Last Tuesday, the Canadian music industry gathered in the capital city to celebrate our nation’s talented songwriters and music publishers.

May 1, 2017
by Nick Krewen

"We set off on a journey and you hope for great things, and then you get to those great things and then you think, well, what if you expanded this vision and amplified it even further," says ole Chairman and CEO Robert Ott.

April 19, 2017
by Vel Omazic

Music royalties involve a complex bundle of copyrights, uses and rights holders. Music industry executive Vel Omazic untangles the web of acronyms and underlying rights included in songs and recordings.

April 4, 2017
by FYI Staff

Bell Media has joined forces with ole, the Canadian-based multinational music rights firm.

March 28, 2017
by David Farrell

Canadian music publisher ole is seeking bids of at least US$650 million as part of what the company is calling a recapitalization process.

March 23, 2017
by FYI Staff

Stompin’ Tom Connors' music is getting a reboot as his estate has signed a deal with music rights management company ole

January 19, 2017
by Kerry Doole

In this weekly FYI feature we keep you apprised of all the deadlines you need to know about for applications for music festivals and conferences, grants and funding opportunities. We trust you’ll find this of value.

November 1, 2016
by FYI Staff

If the Trudeau government is looking for a poster boy for Canada's new economy, Robert Ott is their man. Pictured here (l-r) Alex Lifeson, Robert Ott and Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough

October 27, 2016
by FYI Staff

Now calling itself the world's fastest growing independent rights management company, the Canadian firm is on a roll with a hit parade of songs on the US and Canadian Country charts, and an ROI that is the envy of the music business.

September 13, 2016
by FYI Staff

The company won an unprecedented tenth straight CCMA Award as Music Publishing Company of the Year. It continues to rack up hits in North America and sign new writers. Pictured: The ole team at CCMAs

June 23, 2016
by FYI Staff

A major deal announced yesterday will see ole managing and administering wide-ranging music publishing efforts for eOne’s extensive music catalog.

April 5, 2016
by David Farrell

Canadian music publishing CEO Robert Ott responds to a suggestion his company ole is withdrawing its production music catalogues from ASCAP...