Welcome to AVLA
AVLA Audio-Video Licensing Agency Inc. is a non-exclusive agency that provides licences on behalf of record companies and producers for the purpose of broadcasting or duplicating audio and video recordings in Canada.
AVLA's members are the owners or controllers in
copyright of sound recordings and music videos (record
AVLA's licensees have agreements with AVLA that permit them
- make copies of sound recordings owned by AVLA members for the
purpose of entertainment to the public, lease copies of sound
recordings to commercial subscribers and transmission sound
recordings via webcast; and to
- make copies of music videos and perform music videos or for the
purpose of entertainment to the public (broadcast) and lease copies
of music videos to commercial subscribers.