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Re: Can-Con: (Re: The Yanx and Canux)



> Hokay. Although some-one currently at a college radio station should
> probably fill-in/verify:

Hokay here i yam...actually sitting in the office of said college radio 
station...cjsw :)

 > 
> What is Canadian Content and what is not hinges on four things. If
> you ever look closely at "Canadian Product" you'll see a little pie-chart
> with the four slices being 'M', 'A', 'P', and 'L'. MAPL, using arcane


How To Recognize Canadian Material: One must check the centre (note 
canadian spelling :) ) label of an album where the song order and credits 
are listed. If there is a little circle containing the letters MAPL and 
TWO of the letters are shaded in, this is an indication that the album or 
song satisfies Cancon requirements. The letters stand for Music, Artist, 
Productions, and Lyrics. The acronyms PROCan, CAPAC, and SOCAN are also 
sure signs that the album is Canadian. However, the MAPL, PROCan, CAPAC, 
and SOCAN conventions are not industry standards, so you must know your 
material.

In addition, 3 percent of the total 30 per cent is supposed to include 
French Canadian music.

CRTC regulations state that a licensed radio station should devote 30 
percent of its airtime to Canadian content. This is the equivalent of a 
dj playing 4 tracks per hour on a station.

More than 30 percent Cancon is fine, but less than 30 percent is 
unacceptable. (duh.....)

For those who actually care at this point. (yeah, i bet you were 
all*dying* to have this straightened out by a proper dj type...shuddap!:)


love you ALL (and some more than others)
tara lee 
fabulous dj babe