2019 Inductees
Buffy Sainte-Marie
Sainte-Marie and her songs have always been about so much more than mere awards and hit recordings. As a spokesperson for societal, environmental and Indigenous issues, she proves the power of songs to influence attitudes.
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Stan Rogers
A born musical story-teller, songwriter Stan Rogers was a man big in stature with an authoritative, warm baritone voice to match. His original songs, rooted in Canadian history, made him a national hero through the 1970s until his tragic sudden death in 1983.
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Eddie Schwartz
Confidence, persistence, hard work: these qualities have driven Eddie Schwartz’s stellar career as a pop-rock songwriter and producer. And add versatility to that list, since Schwartz has also written hit songs for heavy metal, disco, blues, roots and R&B recording artists.
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« Our mandate is to honour and celebrate Canadian songwriters and those who have dedicated their lives to the legacy of music, and to educate the public about their achievements. »
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Alfred Bryan
Featured Inductee

Alfred Bryan was undoubtedly a monumental contributor to Canadian songwriting.

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Upcoming Events 2019
  • Song Induction
  • Induction Ceremony
  • Other
05 May
Peter's Dream Induction
East Coast Music Awards (Charlottetown, PE)
05 May
Stan Rogers Induction
East Coast Music Awards (Charlottetown, PE)
09 May
Eddie Schwartz Induction
Canadian Music Week (Toronto, ON)
18 Jun
Hot Child in the City Induction
SOCAN Annual General Meeting (Vancouver, BC)
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June 11, 2019

“Hot Child in the City” to be Inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in Nick Gilder’s and James McCulloch’s Hometown of Vancouver

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April 18, 2019

“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” Songwriter, Musician and Industry Advocate Eddie Schwartz to be inducted to Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame during Canadian Music Week

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