Singing is integral to humans. And it has important social and psychological benefits for children.
Three-quarters of the high-profile category Juno 2020 nominees were Ontario artists. This year's awards have been cancelled, but new efforts to boost music development across the country are needed.
Kids can stop music lessons at any time, due to boredom or disliking practice. It's OK to let them stop if they genuinely don't enjoy it, but it's best to test a few things out first.
For every £1 invested in a north Wales community music programme, researchers saw as much as £6.69 created in social value.