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Full statement from the Downie family:

Last night Gord quietly passed away with his beloved children and family close by. Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this precious time as he always had – making music, making memories and expressing […]

I post this with a broken heart. Rest in peace, Gord and thank you.

Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie dead at 53 Gord Downie, the Tragically Hip frontman who united a diverse array of music lovers with his commanding stage presence and Canadiana-laced lyrics, has died. He was 53. Downie had an aggressive and incurable […]

I’m so heartbroken over his passing. I still don’t believe it!! Rest in Peace, Tom Petty.

Tom Petty, Hall of Fame singer who became rock mainstay in 1970s, dies at 66 Tom Petty, a singer and guitarist who burst onto the scene in the 1970s as one of the most original, searching voices in rock and […]

May he rest in peace.

Monty Hall, ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ Host, Dies at 96 Monty Hall, the emcee, producer, singer and sportscaster best known as the host and co-creator of the influential long-running game show “Let’s Make a Deal,” has died at age 96. […]

He was one of my Dad’s favourite singers. I loved his voice too. May he rest in peace.

Don Williams, Country’s ‘Gentle Giant,’ Dead at 78 Don Williams, the Country Music Hall of Fame member whose imposing height and warm, reassuring voice earned him the nickname “Gentle Giant,” died Friday, September 8th, after a short illness. An internationally […]

Very sad. May he rest in peace.

Country singer Troy Gentry dies in helicopter crash Troy Gentry, one half of the award-winning country music duo Montgomery Gentry, died Friday in a helicopter crash just hours before a concert, according to a statement from the band’s website. He […]

Very sad. May he rest in peace.

Walter Becker, Steely Dan Guitarist and Co-Founder, Dies at 67 Steely Dan guitarist and co-founder Walter Becker died Sunday at the age of 67. News of Becker’s death was announced on his official website. Further details of his passing were […]

This is very sad news. He was everywhere when I was a kid. May he rest in peace.

Richard Anderson, Actor on ‘The Six Million Dollar Man,’ Dies at 91 He played Oscar Goldman on ‘The Bionic Woman’ spinoff as well after working in such films as ‘Paths of Glory,’ ‘Seven Days in May’ and ‘Seconds.’ Richard Anderson, […]

He was legendary on so many levels. Rest in peace, Jerry!!

Comedian, director Jerry Lewis dead at 91 Jerry Lewis, the comedian and filmmaker who was adored by many, disdained by others, but unquestionably a defining figure of American entertainment in the 20th century, died Sunday morning at his home in […]

Well done to the CFL for booking a Canadian once again!!

CFL announces Shania Twain to play halftime show at 105th Grey Cup Country music superstar Shania Twain will headline the halftime show at the 105th Grey Cup Nov. 26 at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, the CFL announced Thursday. This […]