Tim Hardy has worked with SOCAN in a variety of positions within their Licensing & Membership Departments in both its Head Office in Toronto and its Atlantic Canadian Office based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, since 1995. Tim’s current role with SOCAN (Member & Industry Relations Executive – Atlantic Region) has him based in Halifax, but on the road throughout Atlantic Canada. The Member Relations role allows Tim to work with songwriters, composers and music publishers, as well as industry associations and key influencers within the region, spreading the word about SOCAN and its role within the Canadian music industry. The Industry Relations role allows Tim to work directly with many industry associations in Atlantic Canada (Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, Chambers of Commerce, Hospitality Associations, Restaurant Associations, etc.) and Nationally (COCA, CAPACOA, NCRA, etc.) whose membership is affected by SOCAN licensing. Tim also does numerous presentations and workshops throughout the region discussing SOCAN, copyright, performing rights and the SOCAN Foundation.