Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

November 03, 2014 09:00 ET

Supporting Canadian Music

Red Brick Music Publishing receives financial support from the Government of Canada

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 3, 2014) - Department of Canadian Heritage

Red Brick Music Publishing will receive $31,487 from the Music Entrepreneur Component of the Canada Music Fund.
John Carmichael, Member of Parliament (Don Valley West), made the announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

This funding will help Red Brick Music Publishing support and promote their catalogue of talented Canadian artists at home and abroad.

Quick Facts

  • The President and founder of Red Brick Music Publishing, Jennifer Mitchell, also co-founded Casablanca Media Publishing-the largest independent music publisher in Canada.
  • Red Brick Music Publishing was incorporated in 2012.
  • The Canadian music industry generates close to $3 billion in economic activity every year through sound recording sales, concerts, commercial radio and performing rights.
  • In an average year, the $24.6 million Canada Music Fund helps support more than 400 album-production projects and 1,100 marketing, touring, and showcasing initiatives.

Quotes

"The economic and social benefits of supporting the Canadian music industry are too important to ignore and our Government is committed, through programs like the Canada Music Fund, to help promote and foster a thriving music industry for Canadian artists."

- The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

"Red Brick Music Publishing helps some of Canada's most talented independent artists advance in the Canadian music industry. The organization is passionate about supporting them, and we are pleased to provide this assistance."

- John Carmichael, Member of Parliament (Don Valley West),

"The support received from the Government of Canada and Canadian taxpayers through the Canada Music fund allows Red Brick Songs to make critical investments in the development of Canadian songwriters and to better support the promotion of their works through marketing initiatives that contribute to the long-term growth of our company, our songwriters, our employees and our overall success as an independent Canadian music publisher competing in the global music business."

- Jennifer Mitchell, President and founder of Red Brick Music Publishing

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Canada Music Fund

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Contact Information

  • Marisa Monnin
    Press Secretary
    Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage
    and Official Languages
    819-997-7788

    Media Relations
    Canadian Heritage
    819-994-9101
    1-866-569-6155
    media@pch.gc.ca