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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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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CISAC confirms that SODRAC complies with the highest standards of collective management

We are pleased to announce that SODRAC has received from the Secretariat of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) the news that it will recommend to the CISAC Governing Board to close the SODRAC review file, formalizing its compliance with the standards established by CISAC. This process serves to ensure that […]
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Go Green with Us!

SODRAC aims to eliminate the use of paper in its exchanges with its members. In addition to being ecologically conscientious and safe, our Direct Deposit and Member Space allow you to reduce clutter and paper, save time and energy, and be more efficient. What are you waiting for? Go green too! Log in to your […]
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Members without contact information

We have royalties to give to certain members for which we have no contact information. You can transmit any information regarding these members at members@sodrac.ca And don’t forget, if you are a member, to give us your updated coordinates every time they change! Here are the lists of the Authors / composers, Publishers and Rightsholders […]
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SODRAC now represents the works of A. Y. Jackson

We are pleased to announce that Carleton University, rightsholder of internationally acclaimed Alexander Young Jackson’s works, is now represented by SODRAC. Our repertoire is thus enriched with works by the founding member of the Group of Seven, who were “the most important Canadian artists of the first decades of the twentieth century” (Canadian Encyclopedia).   […]
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Resale right: CISAC intervenes with the Canadian government

SODRAC participated in the meeting held by the International council of creators of graphic, plastic and photographic arts (CIAGP) on October 2nd and 3rd in New York. The CIAGP has made an inventory of the Resale right at the international level, noting in particular that a bill is under consideration in China, which has become […]
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The artist’s resale right: a fair deal for visual artists

“Artists believe that in a globalized world, the right will highlight their contribution to a work’s value, and will enable them to establish a permanent link with it. They argue that universal application of the right would improve the traceability of artworks and the transparency of the global art market.” The full text by Catherine […]
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