Canadian History (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 568


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1974-05-08 Canadian government of Pierre Trudeau falls

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau
  • 1974-07-09 Pierre Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian parliamentary election
  • 1974-10-10 Canadian John Hathaway begins 2-yr ride of 50,600 miles
  • 1975-01-09 600 employees of Royal Canadian Mint go on strike
  • 1975-03-08 Royal Canadian Mint announces branch opening in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1976-04-30 Royal Canadian Mint opens a branch in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1976-08-01 21st Olympic games close at Montreal Canada
  • 1976-10-22 Red Dye No. 4 is banned by the US Food and Drug Administration after it is discovered that it causes tumors in the bladders of dogs. The dye is still used in Canada.
  • 1977-02-27 Keith Richards gets suspended sentence for heroin possession, Canada
  • 1977-04-18 81st Boston Marathon: Jerome Drayton of Canada 1st man in 2:14:46 and Miki Gorman of United States 1st woman in 2:48:33
  • 1977-10-17 Canada begins regular live TV coverage of Parliament
  • 1978-03-09 Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk & Karponosov
  • 1978-06-26 Air Canada Flight 189 to Toronto overruns the runway and crashes into the Etobicoke Creek ravine. Two of 107 passengers on board perish.
  • 1978-08-03 11th Commonwealth Games open in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1978-08-12 11th Commonwealth Games close in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1978-12-10 Islanders ends 15 game undefeated streak (12-0-3) to Canadians

Music concertMusic Concert

1979-04-22 Mick Jagger & Keith Richards give a benefit concert in Canada

Rock Star Mick Jagger
Rock Star
Mick Jagger

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1979-06-04 Joe Clark is sworn in as the youngest Prime Minister in Canadian history

16th Prime Minister of Canada Joe Clark
16th Prime Minister of Canada
Joe Clark
  • 1979-06-14 Canada all out for 45 runs in Cricket World Cup v England, in 40.3 overs
  • 1979-06-21 Sri Lanka beat Canada by 60 runs to win the 1st ICC Trophy
  • 1979-09-05 Canada puts its first gold bullion coin on sale
  • 1980-01-29 6 Iranian-held US hostages escape with help of Canadians
  • 1980-02-18 Pierre Elliott Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian elections
  • 1980-03-03 Pierre Trudeau sworn in, for the second time, as the 17th Prime Minister of Canada
  • 1980-04-21 84th Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:12:11 and Jacqueline Gareau of Canada 1st woman in 2:34:28; Rosie Ruiz disqualified as women's champion for not running the entire course
  • 1980-07-01 'O Canada' officially becomes the national anthem of Canada.
  • 1980-12-05 Bank of Canada's Canadian Currency Museum opens

Hall of fameHall of Fame

1981-02-05 Joni Mitchell inducted into the Canadian Hall of Fame

  • 1982-01-09 5.9 earthquake in New England & Canada; 1st since 1855
  • 1982-04-16 Queen Elizabeth proclaims Canada's new constitution
  • 1982-04-17 Proclamation of the Constitution Act by Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau
  • 1982-04-18 Canada Constitution Act replaces British North America Act
  • 1982-07-26 Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by US Delta rocket
  • 1982-07-26 Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe
  • 1982-09-14 Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
  • 1983-06-02 Toilet catches fire on Air Canada's DC-9, 23 die at Cincinnati
  • 1983-07-23 Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
  • 1984-02-29 Pierre Trudeau announces he is stepping down after 15 years as Canadian Prime Minister
  • 1984-03-23 World Ice Dancing Championship won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (GRB) in Ottawa, Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984-06-17 John Turner succeeds Pierre Trudeau as Prime Minister of Canada

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner
Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau
  • 1984-06-30 Pierre Trudeau officially steps down as Prime Minister of Canada after serving two separate terms for a total of 15 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984-09-17 Brian Mulroney sworn in as Canada's 18th Prime Minister, succeeding John Turner

18th Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney
18th Prime Minister of Canada
Brian Mulroney
17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1984-11-01 Despite Mike Bossy 4 goals Islanders lose 5-6 to Canadians making Islander record when scoring a hat trick-77-3-4

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy
  • 1985-05-29 Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.
  • 1985-05-31 Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York State & Canada kill 88 & injured more than 1,000
  • 1985-05-31 Tornado outbreak in United States and Canada sees 41 tornadoes hit Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York and Ontario, leaving 44 dead
  • 1985-12-01 TV mini series "Anne of Green Gables", starring Megan Follows is first shown on CBS in Canada
  • 1986-03-25 Kurt Browning (Canada) becomes 1st skater to land a quadruple jump
  • 1986-04-11 Canadain 1921 50 cent piece auctioned in New York for $22,000
  • 1986-08-28 Largest wrestling crowd in Canada (69,300) at Toronto Stadium

  • 1987-06-30 The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $1 coin, known as the Loonie.
  • 1987-08-02 25th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)
  • 1987-08-30 Ben Johnson of Canada runs 100m in world record 9.83 sec

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1988-01-02 Mulroney & Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • 1988-01-28 Canada's Supreme court declares anti-abortion law unconstitutional
  • 1988-01-29 Canadian Ben Johnson breaks own 50-yard dash world record at 5.15
  • 1988-02-13 15th Winter Olympic games opens at Calgary, Canada
  • 1988-02-28 15th Winter Olympic games close at Calgary, Canada
  • 1988-07-30 Ronald J Dossenbach begins world record ride, pedaling across Canada from Vancouver BC, to Halifax, NS (13 days, 15 hr, 4 min)
  • 1988-08-13 Ronald J Dossenbach sets world record for pedaling across Canada from Vancouver, BC to Halifax, NS in 13 days, 15 hr, 4 min
  • 1988-09-22 Canada begins production of a $5 silver Maple Leaf bullion coin
  • 1988-09-24 Canada's Ben Johnson runs drug-assisted 100m in 9.79 sec
  • 1988-09-26 Canada's Ben Johnson stripped of his 100-m gold failing drug test
  • 1988-11-25 Widespread earthquake hits North East US, Canada, no damage reported
  • 1988-12-30 Canadian Senate OK's free trade pact; with US
  • 1989-06-12 Ben Johnson, Canadian Olympian, admits using steroids
  • 1989-06-13 Houston's Terry Puhl plays in his 1,403rd game (most by a Canadian)
  • 1989-06-26 Canada updates coins with a new potrait of the Queen
  • 1989-12-06 Worst Canadian mass murder: Marc Lepine kills 14 women at U Montreal
  • 1990-07-11 Oka Crisis: First Nations land dispute in Quebec, Canada begins.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1990-09-30 The Dalai Lama unveils the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights in Canada's capital city of Ottawa.

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso
  • 1991-06-15 Birth of the first federal political party in Canada that supports Quebec nationalism, le Bloc Québécois.
  • 1991-07-23 James Farentino of "Dynasty" arrested in Canada for cocaine possession
  • 1992-02-03 Labor strike at Royal Canadian Mint ends
  • 1992-08-12 Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
  • 1992-10-26 The Charlottetown Accord fails to win majority support in a Canada wide referendum.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993-06-25 Kim Campbell becomes the 19th Prime Minister of Canada (although she would remain in office for less than five months)

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • 1993-10-25 Canada Liberal Party and Bloc Québécois wins parliamentary election

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1993-11-04 Jean Chretien is appointed the Prime Minister of Canada by Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • 1994-08-18 15th Commonwealth Games open in Victoria, Canada
  • 1994-08-28 15th Commonwealth Games close in Victoria, Canada
  • 1995-01-01 Centennial of Canadian Mounties presence in Canada's Yukon Territory
  • 1995-10-30 Québec votes in a referendum to remain part of Canada
  • 1995-11-05 André Dallaire attempts to assassinate Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien; he is thwarted when the PM's wife locks the door.
  • 1995-12-12 CBC announces Radio Canada International service to end on March 31
  • 1996-03-16 Montreal Canadian's 1st game in their new arena (Bell Center)
  • 1996-03-31 Radio Canada International's final shortwave broadcast
  • 1996-05-05 Renette Cruz, Vancouver, wins Miss Canadian Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1996-05-09 Geddy Lee is made an Officer of the Order of Canada

Singer-Songwriter Geddy Lee
Singer-Songwriter
Geddy Lee
  • 1996-09-16 1st one-day international in Canada, India v Pakistan at Toronto
  • 1996-11-19 Lieutenant General Maurice Baril of Canada arrives in Africa to lead a multi-national policing force in Zaire
  • 1997-09-02 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Montreal Canada on CHOM 97.7 FM and in in Toronto Canada on CILQ 107.1 FM
  • 1997-09-07 Steve Jones wins Canadian Golf Open with a 275
  • 1998-01-04 A massive ice storm hits eastern Canada and the northeastern United States, continuing through January 10 and causing widespread destruction.
  • 1998-02-17 USA Women's Ice Hockey Team beats Canada and wins the first Olympic Gold medal
  • 1998-08-20 The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.
  • 1999-04-01 Nunavut is established as a Canadian territory carved out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories.
  • 2000-05-02 Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Apeldoorn and the other in Ottawa on May 11, 2000. Symbolically linking both Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout World War II.
  • 2001-08-03 8th World Championships in Athletics open at Edmonton, Canada

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 1,891

  • 1921-04-20 Janine Sutto, French Canadian actress
  • 1921-05-12 Farley Mowat, Canadian writer and naturalist, born in Belleville, Ontario, (d. 2014)
  • 1921-06-08 Alexis Smith, Penticton BC Canada, actress (Jessica-Dallas, Follies)
  • 1921-06-25 Celia Franca, Canadian ballet dancer (d. 2007)
  • 1921-07-12 Bob Fillion, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1921-08-25 Monty Hall, Canadian-American TV game show host (Let's Make a Deal), born in Winnipeg Canada (d. 2017)
  • 1921-08-25 Bryce Mackasey, Canadian politician, born in Quebec, Canada (d. 1999)
  • 1921-09-15 Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (Casper the Ghost), born in Vancouver (d. 2001)
  • 1921-10-20 Pierre Laporte, Canadian journalist/statesman (Revolution Script)
  • 1921-11-09 Pierrette Alarie, Canadian operatic soprano, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2011)
  • 1922-01-09 Har G Khorana, India/Canada bio-chemist (Nobel 1968)
  • 1922-03-20 Jack Kruschen, Winnipeg Canada, actor (Papa-Webster, Busting Loose)
  • 1922-03-24 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (d. 2005)
  • 1922-04-05 Harry Freedman (Henryk Frydmann), Canadian composer, born in Lodz, Poland (d. 2005)
  • 1922-04-26 Jeanne Sauvé, French Canadian politician (d. 1993)
  • 1922-06-07 Leo Reise, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1922-06-09 Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist - Radio and TV animator (d. 1988)
  • 1922-06-23 Hal Laycoe, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1922-07-13 Ken Mosdell, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2006)
  • 1922-07-24 Madeleine Ferron, French Canadian writer
  • 1922-08-01 Arthur Hill, Saskatchewan Canada, actor (Owen Marshall, Glitter)
  • 1922-09-01 Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2007)
  • 1922-09-07 Lucien Jarraud, Canadian radio host (d. 2007)
  • 1922-10-17 Pierre Juneau, Canadian film and broadcast executive, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • 1923-01-07 Hugh Kenner, Canadian literary critic (d. 2003)
  • 1923-02-04 Conrad Bain, Alberta Canada, actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), (d. 2013)
  • 1923-03-19 Henry Morgentaler, Canadian gynecologist
  • 1923-03-30 Milton Acorn, Canadian poet (d. 1986)
  • 1923-06-07 Jules Deschênes, Canadian jurist (d. 2000)
  • 1923-11-01 Gordon R[upert] Dickson, Canadian sci-fi author (Genetic General)
  • 1923-11-13 Arthur Hiller, Canadian director (Love Story), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2016)
  • 1924-04-08 Frédéric Back, German-born Canadian short film director and screenwriter
  • 1924-04-29 Al Balding, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1924-05-14 Sonia d’Artois, British Canadian WWII resistance agent, born in Eastchurch, Kent (d. 2014)
  • 1924-06-02 June Callwood, Canadian jounalist and activist (d. 2007)
  • 1924-07-05 Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (d. 2001)
  • 1924-07-20 Mort Garson, Canadian composer
  • 1924-07-29 Lloyd Bochner, Canadian actor (d. 2005)
  • 1924-09-08 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (d. 2005)
  • 1924-09-11 Rudolf Vrba, Jewish Canadian professor, Holocaust survivor (d. 2006)
  • 1924-10-05 Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (d. 2007)
  • 1924-10-18 Hugh Allan "Buddy" MacMaster, Canadian musician
  • 1924-11-02 Father David Bauer, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada (d. 1988)
  • 1924-11-04 Howie Meeker, Canadian ice hockey player and politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1924-12-19 Doug Harvey, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec

NHL Legend Doug Harvey
NHL Legend
Doug Harvey
  • 1924-12-20 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician and broadcaster (d. 1980)
  • 1925-01-14 Louis Quilico, Canadian baritone (d. 2000)
  • 1925-03-31 Jean Coutu, French Canadian actor (d. 1999)
  • 1925-04-04 Claude Wagner, French-Canadian politician and judge (d. 1979)
  • 1925-04-11 Pierre Péladeau, Canadian businessman and newspaper editor (Quebecor) (d. 1997)
  • 1925-05-19 Guy Provost, French Canadian actor (d. 2004)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1925-07-29 Ted Lindsay, Canadian hockey player (Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks), born in Renfrew, Ontario

NHL Star Ted Lindsay
NHL Star
Ted Lindsay
  • 1925-08-02 John McCormack, Canadian ice hockey player

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1925-08-15 Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec

Jazz Musician Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
Oscar Peterson
  • 1925-08-18 Pierre Grondin, French Canadian cardiac surgeon (d. 2006)
  • 1925-08-19 Claude Gauvreau, Canadian playwright (d. 1971)
  • 1925-09-07 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician
  • 1925-10-10 Great Antonio, Croatian-Canadian strongman (d. 2001)
  • 1925-10-21 Louis J. Robichaud, Canadian premier of New Brunswick (d. 2005)
  • 1925-12-15 Sam Pollock, Canadian ice hockey general manager
  • 1926-01-01 Richard Verreau, French-Canadian tenor (d. 2005)
  • 1926-01-09 Jean-Pierre Côté, Canadian politician, Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 2002)
  • 1926-02-11 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun)
  • 1926-02-27 David H. Hubel, Canadian neuroscientist, Nobel Prize laureate, (d. 2013)
  • 1926-04-17 Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2004)
  • 1926-05-26 Phyllis Gotlieb, Canadian author
  • 1926-07-18 Margaret Laurence, Canadian writer (d. 1987)
  • 1926-08-20 Nobby Wirkowski, American and Canadian football player and coach
  • 1926-09-04 Bert Olmstead, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Sceptre, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • 1926-10-13 Walter "Killer" Kowalski (wrestler) Canadian Wrestler (d. 2008)
  • 1926-10-29 Jon [Jonathan Stewart] Vickers, Canadian operatic tenor, born in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan (d. 2015)
  • 1926-11-11 Harry Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1998)
  • 1926-11-18 Dorothy Collins [Marjorie Chandler], Canadian-American singer and actress (Your Hit Parade), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 1994)
  • 1927-01-01 Calum MacKay, Canadian hockey player (d. 2001)
  • 1927-01-04 Paul Desmarais, Canadian businessman
  • 1927-07-09 Red Kelly, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1927-07-10 Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actor (d. 2003)
  • 1927-09-27 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman (d. 2006)
  • 1927-10-03 Kenojuak Asheva, Ikirasaq, Canadian Inuit artist, (d. 2013)
  • 1927-12-18 Roméo LeBlanc, 25th Governor General of Canada
  • 1928-01-02 Avie Bennett, Canadian philanthropist
  • 1928-01-03 Frank Ross Anderson, Canadian International Chess Master (1954)
  • 1928-02-18 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1928-02-26 Monique Leyrac, French Canadian singer and actress
  • 1928-03-09 Gerald Bull, Canadian long range artillery designer (d. 1990)
  • 1928-03-17 William John McKeag, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • 1928-04-30 Hugh Hood, Canadian author (d. 2000)
  • 1928-05-23 Pauline Julien, French Canadian singer (d. 1998)
  • 1928-07-21 Marcel Gauthier, Canadian wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1928-07-26 Peter Lougheed, Canadian politician
  • 1928-08-26 Peter Appleyard, British-Canadian jazz vibraphonist, born in Cleethorpes England (d. 2013)
  • 1928-08-26 Naïm Kattan, Canadian novelist and essayist
  • 1928-09-01 Clifford Lincoln, Canadian politician
  • 1928-09-10 Jean Vanier, Canadian disabilities advocate
  • 1928-09-15 Rod Robbie, Poole, England, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/ Sky Dome, Toronto), (d. 2012)
  • 1928-10-03 Erik Bruhn, Copenhagen Denmark, dancer (National Ballet of Canada)
  • 1928-12-28 Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (d. 2001)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1929-01-17 Jacques Plante, Canadian Ice Hockey goalie who was the first to wear a goaltender mask, born in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec (d. 1986)

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante
  • 1929-01-23 John Polanyi, Canadian chemist (Nobel 1986), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1929-01-30 Lucille Teasdale-Corti, Canadian surgeon and international aid worker (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 681

  • 2001-03-28 Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (b. 1928)
  • 2001-04-02 Charles Daudelin, Canadian artist (b. 1920)
  • 2001-06-23 Yvonne Dionne, one of the Canadian Dionne quintuplets (b. 1934)
  • 2001-07-03 Mordecai Richler, Canadian author (b. 1931)
  • 2001-07-24 Georges Dor, Canadian author, composer, singer and playwright (b. 1931)
  • 2001-08-21 Calum MacKay, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1927)
  • 2001-08-25 Carl Brewer, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 2001-08-26 Louis Muhlstock, Canadian painter (b. 1904)
  • 2001-09-11 Garnet Bailey, Canadian hockey player and scout (b. 1948)
  • 2001-09-18 Ernie Coombs, Canadian entertainer (b. 1927)
  • 2001-10-01 Guy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921)
  • 2001-10-07 Roger Gaudry, French Canadian chemist, businessman and corporate director (b. 1913)
  • 2001-11-09 Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (b. 1924)
  • 2002-01-13 Frank Shuster, Canadian comedian (Wayne and Shuster), dies at 85
  • 2002-01-24 Peter Gzowski, Canadian broadcaster, writer and reporter (b. 1934)
  • 2002-01-29 Harold Russell, Canadian-born actor (The Best Years of Our Lives, Inside Moves), dies at 88
  • 2002-03-06 Bryan Fogarty, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1969)
  • 2002-05-11 Renaude Lapointe, French Canadian journalist and senator (b. 1912)
  • 2002-06-25 Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
  • 2002-07-10 Jean-Pierre Côté, French Canadian politician and Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1926)
  • 2002-09-28 Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman (Molson family), senator and sports executive (Montreal Canadiens) (b. 1907)
  • 2002-10-05 Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • 2002-10-08 Jacques Richard, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1952)
  • 2002-12-13 Zal Yanovsky, Canadian musician (The Lovin' Spoonful) (b. 1945)
  • 2002-12-18 Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (b. 1934)
  • 2003-01-20 Bill Werbeniuk, Canadian snooker player (b. 1947)
  • 2003-01-21 Paul Haines, American-born Canadian poet (b. 1933)
  • 2003-02-04 Charlie Biddle, Canadian jazz bassist (b. 1926)
  • 2003-03-14 Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (b. 1945)
  • 2003-03-19 Émile Genest, Canadian actor (b. 1921)
  • 2003-04-06 Gerald Emmett Cardinal Carter, Canadian religious figure (b. 1912)
  • 2003-04-15 Erin Fleming, Canadian actress (b. 1941)
  • 2003-04-16 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor, dies of multiple myeloma at 72
  • 2003-04-26 Rosemary Brown, Canadian politician (b. 1930)
  • 2003-05-17 Frank "Pop" Ivy, American and Canadian football coach (b. 1916)
  • 2003-05-18 Barb Tarbox, Canadian anti-smoking crusader (b. 1961)
  • 2003-06-15 Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (World According to Garp, Cocoon), dies at 91
  • 2003-06-16 Pierre Bourgault, French Canadian politician (b. 1934)
  • 2003-06-21 Roger Neilson, Canadian ice hockey coach (b. 1934)
  • 2003-07-14 François-Albert Angers, French Canadian economist (b. 1909)
  • 2003-07-16 Carol Shields, Canadian author (b. 1935)
  • 2003-09-05 Gisele MacKenzie, Canadian-born singer (b. 1927)
  • 2003-09-07 The Great Antonio, Canadian eccentric (b. 1925)
  • 2003-09-08 Jaclyn Linetsky, Canadian voice actress (b. 1986)
  • 2003-10-05 Dan Snyder, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1978)
  • 2003-10-07 Izzy Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (b. 1932)
  • 2003-10-13 Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918)
  • 2003-10-15 Ben Metcalfe, Canadian environmental activist (b. 1919)
  • 2003-10-15 Bertram N. Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  • 2003-10-16 Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1915)
  • 2003-11-15 Ray Lewis, Canadian 4X400 relayer (Olympic bronze 1932), dies at 93
  • 2003-12-15 Keith Magnuson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1947)
  • 2004-02-09 Claude Ryan, Canadian newspaper director and politician (b. 1925)
  • 2004-02-21 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, dies at 70
  • 2004-02-23 Carl Liscombe, Canadian hockey player (b. 1915)
  • 2004-02-25 Donald Hings, Canadian inventor (b. 1907)
  • 2004-03-18 Harrison McCain, Canadian businessman (McCain Foods Limited), dies of kidney failure at 76
  • 2004-03-19 Mitchell Sharp, Canadian politician (b. 1911)
  • 2004-03-20 Pierre Sévigny, Canadian military officer and politician, dies at 86
  • 2004-04-14 Micheline Charest, French Canadian television producer (b. 1953)
  • 2004-04-15 Ray Condo, Canadian musician (b. 1950)
  • 2004-04-29 Sid Smith, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)
  • 2004-05-07 Rudi Maugeri, Canadian singer (The Crew Cuts), dies at 73
  • 2004-05-24 Milton Shulman, Canadian author and critic (b. 1913)
  • 2004-06-17 Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)
  • 2004-07-09 Chuck Cadman, Canadian politician (b. 1948)
  • 2004-07-12 Betty Oliphant, co-founder of National Ballet of Canada (b. 1918)
  • 2004-07-22 George Kidd, Canadian diplomat (b. 1917)
  • 2004-07-30 Andre Noble, Canadian actor (b. 1979)
  • 2004-08-22 Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director (b. 1920)
  • 2004-09-04 Moe Norman, Canadian golfer (b. 1929)
  • 2004-09-15 Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (b. 1931)
  • 2004-09-18 Norman Cantor, Canadian historian (b. 1929)
  • 2004-09-23 Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, dies at 86
  • 2004-10-01 Bruce Palmer, Canadian musician (Buffalo Springfield) (b. 1946)
  • 2004-11-15 John Morgan, Canadian comedian (b. 1930)
  • 2004-11-20 David Grierson, Canadian radio host (b. 1955)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2004-11-30 Pierre Berton, Canadian author, dies of heart failure at 84

  • 2004-12-16 Agnes Martin, Canadian-American abstract painter dies aged 92
  • 2005-01-04 Bud Poile, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1924)
  • 2005-01-10 Metropolitan Wasyly Fedak, primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (b. 1909)
  • 2005-01-13 Earl Cameron, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1915)
  • 2005-01-15 Dan Lee, Canadian animator (b. 1969)
  • 2005-01-30 Martyn Bennet, Canadian musician (b. 1971)
  • 2005-02-01 John Vernon, Canadian actor (b. 1932)
  • 2005-02-07 Bob Turner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1934)
  • 2005-03-12 Bill Cameron, Canadian journalist (b. 1943)
  • 2005-03-27 Wilfred Bigelow, Canadian heart surgeon (b. 1913)
  • 2005-04-01 Alexander Brott, Canadian violinist and composer (b. 1915)
  • 2005-04-04 Edward Bronfman, Canadian businessman (b. 1924)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2005-04-05 Saul Bellow, Canadian-American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976), dies at 89

Novelist Saul Bellow
Novelist
Saul Bellow
  • 2005-04-08 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (b. 1924)
  • 2005-04-22 Robert Farnon, Canadian-born composer and conductor (b. 1917)
  • 2005-06-12 Scott Young, Canadian sportswriter, novelist, and journalist (b. 1918)
  • 2005-06-14 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (b. 1924)
  • 2005-07-06 Richard Verreau, Canadian tenor (b. 1926)
  • 2005-07-09 Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914)
  • 2005-07-18 Bill Hicke, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 2005-07-20 James Doohan, Canadian-born actor (b. 1920)
  • 2005-07-26 Gilles Marotte, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1945)