Association de musique actuelle de Québec (AMAQ). Non-profit organization founded in June 1978 by Irène Brisson, Claude Brisson, Pierre Genest, Michel Drapeau, Odile Magnan, André Morin, and Gisèle Ricard to promote and disseminate contemporary music from Canada (especially Quebec) and abroad.
Manitoba Registered Music Teachers' Association (MRMTA). Founded in 1919 as the Winnipeg Music Teachers' Association by some 80 teachers brought together by Eva Clare and Mrs R.D. Fletcher, then the president of the Women's Musical Club of Winnipeg. Rhys Thomas was elected the first president.