September 26, 2017 – Toronto and Montréal: On August 25, 2017, the Copyright Board of Canada (“Board”) released its decision certifying the royalties payable to songwriters and music publishers for the reproduction of musical works by online music services operating in Canada, including services that offer music downloads, on-demand streaming and webcasting. CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (“CSI”), […]
April 3, 2017 – Individual Claims Period for Group III Items commences on April 3rd, 2017 Please read this notice carefully. It may affect your legal rights. The claims period for the Group III Items, which are those items released between January 1, 2010 and December 31, 2012 will commence April 3, 2017. In order to […]
Earlier this year, CMRRA-SODRAC Inc. (CSI) launched a new Claims Website for unpaid royalties associated with Post-2012 major label releases. Rightsholders can now make claims on musical works for which royalties have been disbursed into a newly established trust account managed by CSI (“Licensing Trust”) and created pursuant to the 2010 settlement of the Canadian […]
The Claims Period is now closed. CSI will validate all claims submitted by registered class members against its own records prior to approving the claim for payment to the rightsholders in question. Please refer to the status of your claims on the Claims Website for any update related to your claims.
A second medium‐value claims distribution will be performed in December 2012. This distribution will cover the payment of medium-value claims that did not get validated in time for the September 15, 2012 distribution. Please refer to the status of your claims on the Claims Website for any update related to your claims.
A partial distribution of the settlement took place on September 15, 2012. Click here for a copy of the CSI information letter that was enclosed with this distribution.