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Quebec pledges an additional $15 million over five years to help music industry


QUEBEC — The Quebec ministry of culture and communications on Tuesday provided details of the additional $15 million in assistance to music artists it announced Sunday at the ADISQ Gala awards ceremony in Montreal.Minister Nathalie Roy confirmed in a news release the $15 million would be provided over five years and was already included in the budget adopted by the Quebec government last spring. This investment is in addition to the $2.3 million a year granted to the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles (SODEC) to directly support the Quebec music industry, the news release said.The additional financial assistance will...