Latest News

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!

  • 45th Annual Juno Awards logo

    FACTOR is a proud sponsor of this year’s 45th annual JUNO awards, recognizing the very best in Canada’s musical talent.  Check out all the #FACTORfunded nominees!

  • FACTOR

    Our new site is easier to navigate, with all the information you need to know at every stage of your project at your fingertips. We’ve enabled google-based searches. We’ve made it mobile-friendly. We’ve made it accessible. We’ve also been hard at work updating our internal documents to make things clearer for everyone.

  • Lenore Gibson

    FACTOR’s would like to announce the following changes to our Board of Directors:

    Lenore Gibson (Bell Media) is appointed as Chair of the Board, formerly serving as Vice Chair. Meg Symsyk (SRO | Anthem) will now serve as Vice-Chair.

    With the resignation of Jeffrey Remedios (Universal Music Canada) and the retirement of Rick Arnish (Jim Pattison Broadcast Group), FACTOR is pleased to welcome new directors Tim Pototic (Sonic Unyon) and John Lewis (SiriusXM Canada).

  • FACTOR Stamp Logo

    We have made some changes to FACTOR’s Program Guidelines and Business Policies, effective October 15, 2015.

    See significant rule and policy changes below.

  • FACTOR Logo & Acknowledgment Guide

    FACTOR has released 2 new Logo and Acknowledgment Guides to assist clients.

  • FACTOR has published its annual report for 2014-2015. We had an outstanding year, offering $17,096,525.63 in funding across all our programs. Our funding supported the production of 580 new sound recordings.

  • With support from the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters, FACTOR offers funding to assist in the production and promotion of innovative, interactive digital projects that feature multiple Canadian artists.