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CCMA All-Star Canada Together In Concert Fundraiser Details

The Canadian Country Music Association Foundation is joining with 20 country music performers for Canada Together: In Concert, a five-night TV at-home concert series to support the Covid-19 relief

 CCMA All-Star Canada Together In Concert Fundraiser Details

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The Canadian Country Music Association Foundation is joining with 20 country music performers for Canada Together: In Concert, a five-night TV at-home concert series to support the Covid-19 relief efforts by Food Banks Canada and Unison Benevolent Fund.


Shania Twain, Luke Combs, Lady Antebellum, Brett Kissel, Dean Brody will perform as part of the concerts to air on ET Canada on April 20 on Global Television, while also airing simultaneously on Corus country radio stations. The shows will feature "intimate performances and exclusive interviews with artists remotely from their homes," the press release states.

Other participants include Dallas Smith, Gord Bamford, High Valley, Jess Moskaluke, Lindsay Meghan Patrick, The Reklaws, Tenille Townes, Tim Hicks and The Washboard Union. – Continue to find out more online at Samaritanmag.

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Stingray Joins with Independent Canadian Broadcasters to Call for Government Support of Local Radio
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Stingray Joins with Independent Canadian Broadcasters to Call for Government Support of Local Radio

The major media company has joined forces with independent broadcasters to send a letter to the federal government, calling for specific measures to support the local radio sector, like tax incentives for advertisers and dedicated advertising spends.

A lot is at stake for Canadian broadcasters and musicians in the upcoming federal budget.

Canadian media company Stingray, which manages over 100 radio stations, has joined forces with independent radio broadcasters to call on strong support from the federal government for the local radio sector. Stingray and the group of broadcasters have made their message clear in a letter to Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and Minister of Canadian Heritage Pasale St-Onge, calling for measures that will assist local radio amidst declining advertising revenues.

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