How could changes in radio broadcasting revenues affect financial contributions used for the development of Canadian music and spoken word content?


A portion of AM/FM and satellite radio revenues are directed to Canadian content development (CCD) and royalties. These financial contributions support the growth and development of the Canadian music industry.

How to use the flowchart: Adjust the slider to increase or decrease the percentage of radio broadcasting revenues and see how it impacts support for the music industry. The amounts in certain boxes will increase or decrease. Click on the titles to read more information about each box.

Sources: CRTC data collection; Sirius XM Canada publicly available financial statements; Copyright Board of Canada; SOCAN; CMR 2017, and FACTOR and MUSICACTION Annual Reports, 2016-2017; Department of Canadian Heritage.

Note: Some totals may not sum due to rounding.