Description: It was a sad day for Canadian music on Wednesday as we found out about the death of Tragically Hip front-man Gord Downie. At only 53 years old he leaves behind a family, friends and many, many fans. He used his own experience with a brain tumor to raise awareness around a deadly form of disease. Even the Prime Minister took time to reflect on his life and contributions
Date: October 18, 2017
1) Were you or any of your friends fans of Mr. Downie? If so, what appealed to you?
2) What is your major source for listening to music today? How are some of the new ways of obtaining our music changing the methods by which musicians are compensated?
3) One of the facts that emerged about Mr. Downie was his sharing of the credit – or copyright – of the song writing with all the band members of the Tragically Hip. Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making discusses various types of assets. Where can you find discussion of copyright in this book? What classification of assets does copyright fall under?