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Re:Sound and SOCAN Information

Re:Sound and SOCAN are separate organizations that represent different stakeholders in the music recording industry.

  • 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.
  • SOCAN (the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada) is a not-for-profit organization that represents the Canadian performing rights of millions of Canadian and international music creators and publishers.

All Skate Canada clubs and skating schools are required to pay an annual fee at time of registration to Skate Canada that is then remitted to each of the above organizations. This fee covers regular club sessions throughout the registration year.

Additionally, clubs and skating schools must remit fees directly to Re:Sound and SOCAN if they have held additional events during a particular year.

  • Re:Sound: remittance is required for all Ice Shows. If your club or skating school hosts an ice show, please complete the attached form and remit it directly to Re:Sound. 
  • SOCAN: remittance is required for all ice shows and competitions. To remit, please refer to the SOCAN web page outlining tariffs when submitting payment for ice shows and competitions. Ice shows are governed by tariff 11A and competitions by tariff 9.
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