- The CPCC
- Manufacturers and Importers
- Zero-Rating Program
Established in 1999, the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) is an umbrella organization whose member collectives represent songwriters, recording artists, music publishers and record companies. The CPCC is the non-profit organization responsible for collecting and distributing private copying levies on behalf of its member collectives.
CMRRA represents music publishers and copyright owners doing business in Canada. On their behalf, CMRRA administers the right to reproduce the musical works in their repertoire. This takes the form of mechanical licensing (reproduction of music on CDs) and synchronization licensing (film, television and other audio-visual use). Through CSI, its joint venture with SODRAC, CMRRA licenses the reproduction of music via Internet distribution and by radio broadcasters. Representation by CMRRA is open to any music publisher or copyright owner whose works are being used in Canada.
SOCAN administers the communication and performing rights of copyright-protected music, when it is used in Canada. On behalf of music creators and publishers, they collect fees from individuals, businesses and organizations that play music in public, broadcast it, or communicate it by telecommunication.
SODRAC grants licences for all reproductions of musical and art works. SODRAC represents authors, composers, music publishers and creators of artistic works. SODRAC collects royalties on behalf of its members whenever their works are reproduced in Canada and abroad. In foreign countries, the royalties payable to SODRAC members are collected through SODRAC’s affiliated collective societies, in accordance with national law and practice.
Re:Sound is the Canadian not-for-profit music licensing company dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for artists and record companies for their performance rights. Re:Sound licenses recorded music for public performance, broadcast and new media on behalf of its members: