Canadian Music Organizations: Part 3

Continuing our series on the biggest music associations in Canada. This post, meet Songwriters Association of Canada, Canadian Music Publishers Association, and the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency. Songwriters Association of Canada (SAC) www.songwriters.ca. SAC advocates on behalf of our community of songwriters to protect the value of our creations. SAC membership includes opportunities for…Read more Canadian Music Organizations: Part 3

Canadian Music Organizations: Part 2

Continuing our series on the biggest music associations in Canada. This post, we look at: Music Canada, The Canadian Live Music Association, and Canadian Music Publishers Association. Performing Music In Canada Music Canada www.musiccanada.com Founded in the early sixties, Music Canada is a non-profit trade organization established to promote the interests of its members and…Read more Canadian Music Organizations: Part 2

Canadian Music Organizations: Part 1

How do they shape the Canadian music scene? Check out our series on the biggest music associations in Canada. Performing Music In Canada Canada has engaging and active music organizations representing the rights & opportunities of musicians from coast to coast.   In this blog series, we’ll have an introduction to: Canadian Federation of MusiciansMusic CanadaCanadian…Read more Canadian Music Organizations: Part 1

US and Foreign Musicians Entering Canada with Previous Criminal Records.

The Temporary Resident Permit should be applied for a minimum of two months prior to the intended work in Canada. Most permits are processed within 28 days, but there is no processing time guarantee. Some border officers have issued these permits on location, but the true requirement is for this permit to be obtained PRIOR…Read more US and Foreign Musicians Entering Canada with Previous Criminal Records.

Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments – Major Canadian Airlines Regulations – Pt. 2

Westjet Airlines https://www.westjet.com/en-ca/index Small musical instruments Instruments that fit in an overhead bin or under the seat in front can be taken in the cabin for your flight as a carry on item. In addition to your instrument, you will be able to bring one personal item. Carry on baggage size requirements: 53 cm x…Read more Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments – Major Canadian Airlines Regulations – Pt. 2

Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments – Major Canadian Airlines Regulations

Information from Major Canadian Airlines Air Canada Musical Instruments Travelling with a musical instrument? You’ll want to find out how to best package and transport your precious cargo. Packing Instructions When a stringed instrument is transported by air, it may be exposed to dramatic changes in temperature and pressure, which can cause its headstocks to…Read more Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments – Major Canadian Airlines Regulations

Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments

Regulation Changes Require Airlines to Accept Musical Instruments, and Other Passenger Protection Rights. TORONTO, May 29, 2019 - The Canadian Federation of Musicians announce a successful outcome in its efforts to affect much needed changes to Canada's Air Policy with regard to the transportation of musical instruments on Canadian air carriers. Effective July 15, 2019,…Read more Musicians Flying in Canada with their Instruments