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We'll keep this page updated with important, need-to-know information like announcements, deadline reminders, changes to program or policies, and updates about the organization. Check back frequently!

  • Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Deadline – September 27, 2018

    The Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording deadline is on Thursday September 27, 2018.

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  • Semi-Annual Profile Review – Friday August 31, 2018

    It’s time for the Semi-Annual Profile Review! A reminder that this review deadline is by request only.

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  • New Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez

    Pablo Rodriguez has been appointed as the new Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism.

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  • #FACTORfunded Polaris 2018 Short List Nominees

    Check #FACTORfuned nominees of the 2018 Polaris Music Prize Short List!

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  • National Indigenous Peoples Day!

    Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day! To honour and celebrate the cultures and contributions of Indigenous peoples in Canada we created a #FACTORfunded Indigenous artists playlist.

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  • Artist Development Plan Template Tips!

    Tips to help you fill out your Artist Development Plan correctly!

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  • Juried Sound Recording: Funding Breakdown for General Artists

    A quick breakdown of the different funding maximums in each Juried Sound Recording Component for General Artists.

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  • Artist Development & Juried Sound Recording Deadline – May 31, 2018

    The Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording Deadline is on Thursday May 31, 2018.

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  • Business Development Deadline – April 26, 2018

    Business Development Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM PST on April 26, 2018!

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  • Program Overviews & Deadlines for 2018-2019

    Check out the application deadlines for 2018-2019!

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  • Congratulations to the #FACTORfunded JUNO Nominees!

    FACTOR is a proud sponsor of this year’s 47th annual JUNO awards, recognizing the very best in Canada’s musical talent. Check out all the #FACTORfunded nominees!

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  • IMPORTANT NEW Artist & Applicant Profile Information

    The rules regarding submitting NEW Artist and Applicant Profiles have changed.

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