Timeframes to submit claims

The Copyright Board of Canada has published regulations setting the timeframe for the submission of claims by unrepresented music rights holders, i.e. those rights holders who are not represented by one of the CPCC member collectives.

Claims must be submitted before the claim submission deadline. The following charts set out the claim submission deadlines for author/publishers, record companies and recording artists/musicians.

Authors and Publishers:
YearClaim Submission Deadline
2000 - 2004February 28, 2014
2005 - 2007December 31, 2014
2008 - 2009December 31, 2016
2010December 31, 2017
2011December 31, 2018
2012December 31, 2019
2013December 31, 2020
2014December 31, 2021
2015December 31, 2022
Record Companies:
YearClaim Submission Deadline
2000 - 2007February 28, 2014
2008 - 2009December 31, 2014
2010December 31, 2015
2011December 31, 2016
2012December 31, 2017
2013December 31, 2018
2014December 31, 2019
2015December 31, 2020
2016December 31, 2021
2017December 31, 2022
Recording Artists and Musicians:
YearClaim Submission Deadline
2000 - 2009December 31, 2016
2010December 31, 2017
2011December 31, 2018
2012December 31, 2019
2013December 31, 2020
2014December 31, 2021
2015December 31, 2022

For more information about the regulation, please visit the Copyright Board's website.