SODRAC 2003 INC. (“SODRAC”) TERMINATION NOTICE

To: Current SODRAC 2003 Inc. MEMBER (“Rightsholder”) WHEREAS: All substantial assets of SODRAC 2003 Inc. (“SODRAC”) have been sold to SOCAN through a binding agreement approved by the members of SODRAC in 2018; The members also approved the liquidation and dissolution of SODRAC; Numerous attempts were made to invite the Rightsholder to transfer the management […]
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NOTICE – To current SODRAC members – the SODRAC 2019 Annual General Meeting has been rescheduled.

NOTICE TO ATTEND Annual Members’ Meeting of SODRAC 2003 inc Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 10 am This Meeting will be held exclusively by teleconference. Meeting credentials will be provided via return email after receipt of your rsvp. RSVP : reproduction@socan.com If you can’t attend, assert your proxy voting rights. Pertinent Documents Invitation from the Chair of […]
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SODRAC’s 2017 Annual Report and Financial Statements

We are pleased to present to you SODRAC’s Annual report and financial statements for 2017. Every year, SODRAC holds its general meeting during which the Chairman of the Board of Directors and heads of management report to our members on the society’s activities and key events during the period. At our Annual and Special Members’ […]
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A historic moment for copyright in Canada

At our Annual and Special Members Meeting on June 12, 2018, the plan to combine the activities of SODRAC and SOCAN by integrating SODRAC’s assets with SOCAN has been approved by our members. SODRAC’s management team and employees are now employees of SOCAN. After 33 years of defending and promoting the rights of Canadian creators, […]
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SOCAN and SODRAC Announce Integration of Music Rights Management in Canada

Full expansion into music reproduction rights adds strength to Canada’s largest music organization Montréal and Toronto, July 31st, 2018 – Both organizations announced today that SOCAN’s acquisition of SODRAC has closed, enabling SOCAN to offer an integrated approach to the management of both performing rights and reproduction rights of songwriters, composers and music publishers. The […]
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SODRAC in Ottawa before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology as part of the Five-Year Review of the Copyright Act

On June 19, General Manager Alain Lauzon and Director, Licensing and Legal Affairs Martin Lavallée testified on behalf of all SODRAC members before the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology (INDU), in the context of its five-year review of the Copyright Act. The transcript of their testimony is available here.

Visual arts and crafts: SODRAC in Dakar for the annual meeting of CIAGP

On the 1st and 2nd of May, SODRAC participated in the meeting of the International Council of Creators of Graphic, Plastic and Photographic Arts (CIAGP) held in Senegal, held during the 13th edition of the Biennale of Contemporary African Art, DAK’ART. With a mission to strengthen copyright and ensure fair compensation for creators of visual […]
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Launch of Québec’s cultural policy

Québec’s new cultural policy entitled “Partout, la culture” was launched today by Prime Minister Philippe Couillard and Minister of Culture and Communications Marie Montpetit, along with an action plan comprising 41 measures. This policy, which replaces that of 1992, has been modernized to adapt to changing markets and technology. It results from the consultation on […]
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