TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - As the Team Toronto Business Mission to
Chicago concluded, Music Canada praised Mayor Rob Ford for leading this
important mission to help improve relations and foster opportunities
between the two cities.
"Mayor Ford and his colleagues have brought together a talented and
dynamic delegation of business and civic leaders who will help to
foster the next generation of investments between Toronto and Chicago,"
said Graham Henderson, President of Music Canada. "We are keenly aware
of the unique challenges facing Toronto businesses and, on behalf of
our members who employ hundreds of Torontonians, we are grateful for
the opportunity to help protect jobs and foster economic growth in our
Toronto is home to one of the largest and most vibrant music clusters in
the world including major and independent music companies, talented
artists and musicians from every genre, world-class recording studios
and some of the greatest live music venues. From iconic spots like the
Horseshoe Tavern to hugely successful Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto is
host to live music every day of the week. And two of Toronto's studios
were listed among the top ten recording spaces in the world in 2011 by
Mix Magazine. Music Canada's Vice President Public Affairs participated
in the mission.
"Now more than ever, in light of worldwide economic challenges, we need
a focus on creating jobs and fostering economic development in
Toronto," said Henderson. "We are proud to have been part of the
Mayor's mission to Chicago and look forward to finding new
opportunities to grow Toronto's economy and keep our city moving in the
Music Canada is a non-profit trade organization that represents the
major music companies in Canada, namely EMI Music Canada, Sony Music
Entertainment Canada, Universal Music Canada and Warner Music Canada.
Its members are engaged in all aspects of the recording industry,
including the manufacture, production, promotion and distribution of
SOURCE: Music Canada
For further information:
Amy Terrill - Vice President Public Affairs, Music Canada