Recently Approved Tariffs

See tariffs recently approved by the Copyright Board.

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2019-2020 Annual Report

The Copyright Board has published its 2019-2020 Annual Report.

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2022-2024 Proposed Tariffs

The Copyright Board has published the proposed tariffs filed by collective societies for the years 2022-2024.

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What's New

A Letter from the Chair

The Honourable Justice Luc Martineau shares his vision for the Copyright Board at the onset of his mandate as Chair. Read his letter here.

Government Regulations

The Time Limits in Respect of Matters Before the Copyright Board Regulations came into force on December 4, 2020. Read the text of the regulations, as published in the Canada Gazette, here

2019-2020 Annual Report

The Copyright Board has published its 2019-2020 Annual Report, which provides an overview of last year’s activities. Read it here.

50-30 Challenge

The Copyright Board has joined the 50-30 Challenge, an initiative between the Government of Canada, business and diversity organizations. The goal of the program is to challenge Canadian organizations to increase the representation and inclusion of diverse groups within their workplace, while highlighting the benefits of giving all Canadians a seat at the table. The Board is proud to commit to make diversity alive, respected and celebrated in its daily activities.

The Board Is Now on CanLII

The Copyright Board’s reasons for decision published since January 2020 are now available on CanLII. This news adds to the many efforts the Board has undertaken since 2018 to modernize its practices and better inform parties, the legal and academic communities and the public about its activities and tariff-setting processes.

Discover the Board's Collection on Decisia

Decisia is a research platform that allows users to have access to the resources made available by the Board. Users can search all decisions and approved tariffs going back to the creation of the Copyright Board. Documents can be browsed using the different collections: reasons for decisions, approved tariffs, unlocatable copyright owners, and many others. Additionally, users can subscribe to a mailing list and receive weekly updates on the publication of new documents.

Proposed Tariffs for the Years 2022-2024

The Copyright Board has published below the most recent proposed tariffs filed by collective societies.

Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC)

Private Copying Tariff, October 23, 2020

Re:Sound

Tariff 1.B – Non-Commercial Radio, October 28, 2020
Tariff 1.C – CBC Radio and Simulcasts, October 28, 2020
Tariff 4 – Satellite Radio Services, October 28, 2020
Tariff 8 – Non-Interactive and Semi-Interactive Streaming, October 28, 2020

SOCAN

Tariff 1.A – Commercial Radio, October 30, 2020
Tariff 1.B – Non-commercial Radio Other than the CBC, October 30, 2020
Tariff 2.A – Commercial Television Stations, October 30, 2020
Tariff 3.A – Cabarets, Cafes, etc. - Live Music, October 30, 2020
Tariff 4.A – Live Performances at Concert Halls, etc. - Popular Music Concerts, October 30, 2020
Tariff 4.B – Live Performances at Concert Halls, etc. - Classical Music Concerts, October 30, 2020
Tariff 5.A – Exhibitions and Fairs, October 30, 2020
Tariff 5.B – Concerts at Exhibitions and Fairs, October 30, 2020
Tariff 6 – Motion Picture Theatres, October 30, 2020
Tariff 14 – Performance of an Individual Work, October 30, 2020
Tariff 15.A – Background Music in Establishments not Covered by Tariff 16 - Background Music, October 30, 2020
Tariff 15.B – Background Music in Establishments not Covered by Tariff 16 - Telephone Music on Hold, October 30, 2020
Tariff 16 – Background Music Suppliers, October 30, 2020
Tariff 17 – Transmission of Pay, Specialty and Other Television Services by Distribution Undertakings, October 30, 2020
Tariff 23 – Hotel and Motel In-Room Services, October 30, 2020

SOCAN-SODRAC Tariff 2.A.R – Commercial Television, October 30, 2020 

Recently Approved Tariffs

SOCAN Tariff 11.B - Comedy Shows and Magic Shows (2018-2022)

Reasons, August 20, 2021

Tariff, August 21, 2021

SOCAN Tariff 7 — Skating Rinks (2018-2022)

Reasons, August 6, 2021

Tariff, August 7, 2021

CBRA Commercial Media Monitoring Tariff (2020-2022) & CBRA Non-Commercial Media Monitoring Tariff (2020-2022)

Reasons, July 30, 2021

Tariff, July 31, 2021

Re:Sound and SOCAN – Stingray Pay Audio and Ancillary Services Tariff (2007–2016)

Reasons, May 28, 2021

Tariff, May 29, 2021

SOCAN Tariffs 12.A − Theme Parks, Ontario Place Corporation and Similar Operations & 12.B − Paramount Canada’s Wonderland Inc. and Similar Operations (2018-2022)

Reasons, May 21, 2021

Tariff, May 22, 2021

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