Useful Reports about the Music Industry in Canada
If you are looking specifically for SaskMusic documents, you can find them posted under About Us: Association Documents.
The Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations (PDF)
Position paper on amendments to Bill C-32 (March 2011)
A Statistical Profile of Artists in Canada (PDF)
Based on 2006 Census. Statistical insights on the arts.
An Overview of the Financial Impact of the Canadian Music Industry (PDF)
A study showing the economic impact of the music industry.
Consumer Spending on Culture in Canada, the Provinces and 15 Metropolitan Areas in 2003 (PDF)
A report examining the spending habits of Canadians on cultural goods, activities, and equipment.
Crossover: How Artists Build Careers across Commercial, Nonprofit and Community Work (PDF)
A study published in 2006 examing how often an artists' works span over different sectors.
ECMA Releases Economic Impact Statement (PDF)
The economic impact statement for the 2007- 2008 time period.
Final Report of the Minister's Advisory Committee on Status of the Artist (PDF)
"Laying The Ground Work" 2006
Global Forum Summary and Analysis 2008 (PDF)
Survey from Canadian Music Week 2008 Global Forum held in Toronto.
Music Makes You Smarter (PDF)
A study on how exposure to music from an early age affects the organization of the central nervous system.
Reflections on Cultural Policy- A Summary of Survey Results (PDF)
A document containing the results from a survey conducted throughout the culture, arts and heritage sector in Saskatchewan.
Revenue Canada- Income Tax Act (PDF)
What could you be claiming as an artist?
Saskatchewan Cultural Industries Development Strategy (PDF)
The Saskatchewan Cultural Industries Development Strategy Committees' final report from 2007.
Saskatchewan Music Industry Review Final Report: The Path to Cultural Commerce (PDF)
A report submitted to former Premier Lorne Calvert outlining a business model developed to further the development of the Saskatchewan Music Industry.
SOCAN Disappointed In CRTC's Decision On Satellite Radio (PDF)
SOCAN's opinion on the Canadian Radio- televison and Telecommunications Commission decisions with satellite radio subscription services.
SOCAN Pleased With Proposed Copyright Amendments (PDF)
SOCAN's views on Bill C-60 and Canadian Copyright Laws.
Statistics Canada: Cultural Reports
Publications about creative artistic activities.
(you will be taken to the StatsCan website)
The Current State Of The Industry - An Overview and Background to the FACTOR Business Plan (PDF)
A report examining the key developments of 2008 and of what to expect in 2009.