Founded production company International Talent Associates and publishing companies Redgate Music (BMI) and Foresight Music (CAPAC) in Feb 1970 with Bob Marcotte. The companies originally had offices in both Toronto and Detroit. Founded publishing companies Nor-Brand Music (BMI) and Foresite Music Pub. (CAPAC) in July 1970 with Dave Verge. Also founded publishing companies Ole Colony (BMIC) and Hindesight Music (CAPAC), both purchased by Chappell in 1973 (see Chappell-Hindsight Music).
In November 1970 his company Harry Hinde Production Inc. and their act The Tundra were the first Canadians signed to A&M Records Of Canada Limited - Hinde would eventually become A&R Director for the company. In 1973 he partnered with Barrett Strong in Cidmintoy Production. He won the Juno Award for Producer of the Year in 1978. In the late 1980s he founded Limelight Records Inc., famous for first recording Shania Twain's demos. Passed away June 23, 2008 from cancer.