Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Grant Munro, ‘Canadian animation legend,’ dead at 94

Winnipeg filmmaker was hired at NFB by Norman McLaren and went on to work on Oscar-nominated films.

Leonard George, Tsleil-Waututh elder, actor and community leader, dies

George, 71, was the son of Chief Dan George and his wife Amy

Indigenous artist Cathy Elliott leaves ‘huge’ legacy say colleagues at DAREarts charity

Colleagues say Elliott was enthusiastic, passionate and always "up for any challenge we threw at her'

Gord Downie’s Secret Path in Concert to premiere Sunday, October 22 on CBC

The special will premiere on the 51st anniversary of Chanie Wenjack's death

Gord Downie, a Canadian Rock Legend, Sings Goodbye

The Tragically Hip’s music “helped us understand each other, while capturing the complexity and vastness of the place we call home,” Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in a statement on Wednesday.

In Tribute to Gord Downie, CTV Advances World TV Premiere of LONG TIME RUNNING...

In celebration of the life of the unforgettable Gord Downie, CTV announced today it will now present the acclaimed film about The Tragically Hip, LONG TIME RUNNING, in a special advance, commercial-free world television premiere event this Friday, October 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie dead at 53

Rock poet who wrote Canadiana-laced lyrics had a commanding stage presence

John Dunsworth, best known as Trailer Park Boys’ Mr. Lahey, dies at 71

His daughter Sarah Dunsworth confirmed the news in a statement posted to her Twitter feed Monday evening. She says Dunsworth died “peacefully after short and unexpected illness.”

‘Trailer Park Boys’ actor John Dunsworth has died at the age of 71

John Dunsworth, the actor best known for his portrayal of Jim Lahey on the cult hit series “Trailer Park Boys,” has died at the age of 71.

Legendary crime writer Max Haines dead at 86

In his deft hands, death came alive — for 34 years, 28 books and 2,500 wildly popular Crime Flashback columns in the Sun.