Temporary closing of the Music Performance Trust Fund

The Music Performance Trust Fund is having some difficulties and has decide to lock down temporarily.
It will not take any request for projects, but will underwrite all projects approved prior to February 1, 2011.

Any question of any nature should be directed to John C. Hall, Jr, Trustee of the Fund or Vidrey Blackburn.

Canadian Creators Stand United for Changes to Copyright Bill

Bill C-32 Would Cripple Canada's Competitiveness in the New Digital Economy

2011 Member's Directory

The 2011 Members' Directory is out!

All members who have respond to the Survey regarding the directory have received their printed copy by mail, during the Holidays.

Therefore, if you wish to have a printed copy and didn't receive one yet, please contact us at the Head office,  514.842.2866.

Bill C-32 : make your voice heard!

The GMMQ is participating in the collective group known as the « Culture équitable » whose mandate is to inform and take position on the bill C-32. We invite you to take read more about the bill C-32 project and to take part in the nationwide action.

AFM Canada announces name change

[Extract from the press release by AFM Canada - Montreal November 3, 2010]

National Policy Conference: Registration deadline is October 22

The last day to register for the CCA’s 2010 National Policy Conference titled: "Artists: Powering the Creative Economy?" and the 65th anniversary Gala is Friday, October 22. From November 1-3 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa come engage in in-depth discussions surrounding the creative economy.


By a unanimous decision of the Board of Trustees, the name of the Fund has been changed to the MUSICIANS’ PENSION FUND OF CANADA (in French: "CAISSE DE RETRAITE DES MUSICIENS DU CANADA")
The new website address is www.mpfcanada.ca
All references to the old name should be changed going forward.
Also, future pension payments should be made payable to Musicians’ Pension Fund of Canada.

Visa Processing Update

[Message from AFM - Canada] - 14/9/2010

Further to our communication of July 25th, and after monitoring the new USCIS processing time for P2 petitions over the last month, we are very pleased to announce that the vast majority of P2 applications are being processed within 35 days after receipt by AFM - no premium processing fee required.

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