For information about playing music for noneducational purposes please read the information on the SOCAN and Re:Sound tab.
This users right is available to everyone and is not restricted to education use or purposes.
It does have a few conditions:
If you create a video of student events at a campus and want to use some background music in your video you can as long as:
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There are no copyright restrictions on playing radio signals in a public space or educational setting.
For information about playing recorded music, streaming music, or live music, and whether a license is required go to the section on SOCAN and Re:Sound in this guide.
Showing films for entertainment purposes (this includes libraries and educational institutions) requires a license.
Purchase public performance rights to show a movie:
The SOCAN and Re:Sound tab in this guide contains Information about the licenses required to play music for noneducational purposes and events that are open to the public. Having the appropriate licenses in place is a compulsory requirement.
Re:Sound. (2014). Why get a license to play music in your business? [video]. YouTube. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/Fqo8Sz1IqBk