Canadian History (Part 6)

Historical Events

Events 501 - 568 of 568

  • 2001-08-12 8th World Championships in Athletics close at Edmonton, Canada

Battle9/11 Attack on New York's World Trade Towers

2001-09-14 Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.

  • 2001-12-06 The Canadian province of Newfoundland is renamed Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 2002-01-21 The Canadian Dollar sets all-time low against the US Dollar (US$0.6179).
  • 2002-02-24 Canada defeats the United States 5-2 to win the men's ice hockey Olympic Gold Medal
  • 2002-03-04 Canada bans human embryo cloning but permits government-funded scientists to use embryos left over from fertility treatment or abortions.
  • 2002-04-17 Four Canadian Forces soldiers are killed in Afghanistan by friendly fire from two United States Air Force F-16s, the first deaths in a combat zone for Canada since the Korean War
  • 2002-05-11 Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Ottawa and Apeldoorn (May 2), 2000, symbolically linking both the Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout the Second World War.

Music releaseAlbum Release

2002-06-04 Canadian singer Avril Lavigne releases debut album, "Let Go"

Pop Singer and Songwriter Avril Lavigne
Pop Singer and Songwriter
Avril Lavigne

Film release premierFilm Release

2003-05-30 "Finding Nemo", directed by Andrew Stanton and starring Albert Brooks and Ellen DeGeneres is released in the US and Canada

Comedian and TV Star Ellen DeGeneres
Comedian and TV Star
Ellen DeGeneres
  • 2003-08-14 Widescale power blackout in the northeast United States and Canada.
  • 2003-08-25 The Tli Cho land claims agreement is signed between the Dogrib First Nations and the Canadian federal government in Rae-Edzo (now called Behchoko).
  • 2003-12-07 The Conservative Party of Canada is officially recognized after the merger of the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2003-12-12 Paul Martin becomes Prime Minister of Canada after resignation of Jean Chretien

21st Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin
21st Prime Minister of Canada
Paul Martin
20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • 2004-01-21 Canada: The residence of reporter Juliet O'Neill is searched by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) investigating leaks concerning the deportation of Maher Arar

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2004-03-20 Stephen Harper wins the leadership of the newly created Conservative Party of Canada, becoming the party's first leader.

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • 2005-02-01 Canada introduces the Civil Marriage Act, making Canada the fourth country to sanction same-sex marriage.
  • 2005-03-03 Mayerthorpe Incident: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. Deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 North-West Rebellion.
  • 2005-05-08 The new Canadian War Museum opens, in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of V-E Day.
  • 2005-07-20 Canada becomes the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage, after the bill C-38 receives its Royal Assent.
  • 2005-08-04 Prime Minister Paul Martin announces that Michaëlle Jean will be Canada's 27th and first black Governor General.
  • 2005-11-01 First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation, is released in Canada.
  • 2005-11-24 Leader of the Opposition in the Canadian Parliament Stephen Harper, introduces a motion of no confidence. The motion is passed on November 28 leading to the dissolution of the 38th Canadian Parliament.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2005-12-21 Joe Sakic is named captain of the 2006 Team Canada Olympic team

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic
  • 2006-04-08 Shedden massacre: The bodies of eight men, all shot to death, are found in a field in Ontario, Canada. The murders are soon linked to the Bandidos motorcycle gang.
  • 2006-04-22 Four Canadian soldiers are killed 75 kilometers north of Kandahar, Afghanistan by a roadside bomb planted by Taliban militants, the worst single day combat loss for the Canadian army since the Korean War
  • 2006-10-24 Justice Rutherford of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice struck down the "motive clause", an important part of the Canadian Anti-Terrorism Act
  • 2006-11-27 The Canadian House of Commons endorses Prime Minister Stephen Harper's motion to declare Québécois a nation within a unified Canada.
  • 2007-01-22 The jury portion of the trial against Robert Pickton, accused of being Canada's worst serial killer, opens in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada.
  • 2008-06-11 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official historic apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children were isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2009-06-24 Mike Babcock is named head coach of Team Canada for the 2010 Winter Olympics (they would win the gold medal)

NHL Coach Mike Babcock
NHL Coach
Mike Babcock
  • 2009-07-23 The Bank of Canada announces the end of the recession even though it remains nascent and still dependent on government stimulus money
  • 2009-11-30 Canada begins its recovery from the recession; economic growth is at 0.4% after 14 months of economic stagnation
  • 2010-02-12 21st Winter Olympic Games open at Vancouver, Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2010-02-14 Alexandre Bilodeau wins the Gold Medal in the freestyle skiing men's moguls event, becoming the first Canadian to win a Gold Medal during a Canadian-hosted Olympics

Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist Alexandre Bilodeau
Two Time Olympic Gold Medalist
Alexandre Bilodeau
  • 2010-02-28 21st Winter Olympic Games close at Vancouver, Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2010-05-01 Canadian singer Bryan Adams is given the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts

Singer Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2010-06-03 Canadian sportscaster Ron MacLean saves a man from drowning in the Delaware River in Philadelphia

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean

Music releaseMusic Single

2011-09-20 "Call Me Maybe", single by Canadian singer Carly Rae Jepsen, is released

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012-02-06 Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot is presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal by the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot
Gordon Lightfoot

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2012-03-26 Canadian filmmaker James Cameron becomes the first person to visit Challenger Deep, the deepest point on Earth in over 50 years

Film Director James Cameron
Film Director
James Cameron
  • 2012-05-30 A number of nations including Germany, Turkey and Canada, expel Syrian diplomats following the Houla massacre
  • 2012-06-21 Moody's downgrades 15 major banks in the UK, US, Canada and Europe
  • 2012-08-26 A Legionella outbreak in Quebec City, Canada, kills 8 and infects 104
  • 2012-09-07 Canada closes its Iranian embassy and expels Iranian diplomatic staff out of Canada
  • 2013-02-08 A massive blizzard begins in the US and Canada that resulted in 15 deaths, 5,300 cancelled flights, and loss of power for 900,000 people
  • 2013-03-15 Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
  • 2013-04-07 Sweden wins the 2013 World Men's Curling Championship defeating Canada

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2013-04-14 Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada

Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-05-13 Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield departs the International Space Station to return to Earth

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Chris Hadfield
  • 2013-07-22 Mike Babcock is again named head coach of Team Canada, this time for the 2014 Winter Olympics (they would repeat as gold medalists)

  • 2013-09-10 Three people are killed after a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter crashes in the Arctic Ocean
  • 2013-09-17 6 people are killed after a train and double-decker bus collide in Ottawa, Canada

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-10-21 The Parliament of Canada confers Honorary Canadian citizenship on women's rights and education activist Malala Yousafzai

Human Rights Activist Malala Yousafzai
Human Rights Activist
Malala Yousafzai
  • 2014-06-26 Canadian Andrew Wiggins is selected as the No.1 draft pick in the NBA by the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • 2014-10-01 Canadian freestyle skier and two-time Olympic gold medalist Alexandre Bilodeau retires at 27
  • 2015-03-06 US State Department charges 2 Vietnamese and a Canadian citizen with cyberfraud, for stealing 1 billion email addresses for spam
  • 2015-05-17 Canada defeats Russia to win gold at the 2015 IIHF World Championship
  • 2015-06-28 David Sweat shot and captured near Canadian border. 2nd prisoner to escape maximum-security Clinton Correctional Facility June 6.
  • 2015-10-02 Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi are arrested in Vermont after leaving Canada
  • 2015-10-06 Nobel prize for Physics awarded to Takaaki Kajita (Japan) and Arthur McDonald (Canada) for work on neutrinos
  • 2015-10-19 Canadian federal elections: Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party win a majority with 184 seats
  • 2015-11-04 Justin Trudeau sworn in as Canadian Prime Minister with a cabinet split equally between men and women
  • 2016-05-05 Fort McMurray wildfires: Canadian state of Alberta declares a state of emergency as evacuation of 80,000 people continues
  • 2016-10-30 Canada and the EU sign free trade deal after opposition by Belgium
  • 2016-12-14 University of Toronto scientists present findings of the world's oldest water - 2 billion years old from a mine in Canada
  • 2017-01-29 Attack on mosque in Quebec kills 6 and injures 17, shooter is French-Canadian student
  • 2017-07-01 Canada celebrates 150 years since its formation

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 501 - 600 of 1,889

  • 1929-02-28 Joseph Rouleau, French Canadian bass opera singer
  • 1929-05-12 Dollard St. Laurent, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1929-05-14 Gump Worsley, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • 1929-05-14 Barbara Branden, Canadian writer and lecturer, (d. 2013)
  • 1929-05-16 Claude Morin, French Canadian politician

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1929-06-07 John Turner, (L) 17th Canadian PM (1984), born in Richmond, England

17th Prime Minister of Canada John Turner
17th Prime Minister of Canada
John Turner
  • 1929-07-10 Moe Norman, Canadian Tour golfer (1966 Quebec Open), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1929-07-25 Eddie Mazur, Canadian hockey player (d. 1995)
  • 1929-07-26 Marc Lalonde, French Canadian politician
  • 1929-08-06 Roch La Salle, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • 1929-09-14 Maurice Vachon, French Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1929-09-24 Edward M. Lawson, Canadian politician
  • 1929-10-07 Graeme Ferguson, Canadian filmmaker and executive
  • 1929-10-14 Yvon Durelle, Canadian boxer (d. 2007)
  • 1929-10-24 Hubert Aquin, French-Canadian novelist and activist (d. 1977)
  • 1929-11-09 Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2005)
  • 1929-11-21 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1929-12-13 Christopher Plummer, Canadian actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1930-01-12 Tim Horton, Canadian ice hockey player and co-founder of Tim Hortons, born in Cochrane, Ontario (d. 1974)

NHL Star and Businessman Tim Horton
NHL Star and Businessman
Tim Horton
  • 1930-04-09 Nathaniel Branden, Canadian psychotherapist
  • 1930-06-29 Viola Léger, Acadian-Canadian actress
  • 1930-07-12 Gordon Pinsent, Canadian actor, director, and writer
  • 1930-08-20 Mario Bernardi, Canadian conductor
  • 1930-08-25 Graham Jarvis, Canadian actor (Mary Hartman, Misery), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1930-08-29 Jacques Bouchard, Canadian advertising executive (d. 2006)
  • 1930-11-14 Monique Mercure, French Canadian actress
  • 1931-01-30 John Crosbie, Canadian politician
  • 1931-03-14 Bob Goalby, golfer (British Open-1968, Canadian Open-1968, NZ-1970)
  • 1931-04-09 Richard Hatfield, Canadian politician (d. 1991)
  • 1931-04-14 Paul Masnick, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1931-04-19 Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (d. 2004)
  • 1931-04-22 Robert Dickson, Canadian ice hockey player (1948)
  • 1931-05-16 Denise Filiatrault, French Canadian actress and director
  • 1931-06-07 Lang Jeffries, Ontario Canada, actor (Skip-Rescue 8)
  • 1931-07-06 Jean Campeau, French Canadian businessman and politician
  • 1931-07-23 Guy Fournier, French Canadian author and screenwriter
  • 1931-08-18 Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general
  • 1931-09-23 Gerald Stairs Merrithew, Canadian educator (d. 2004)
  • 1931-11-08 Morley Safer, Canadian American TV newscaster (60 Minutes), born in Toronto, Canada (d. 2016)
  • 1931-11-13 Andrée Lachapelle, French-Canadian actress (The Last Escape)
  • 1931-12-04 Alex Delvecchio, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1931-12-17 Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor, (d. 2014)
  • 1932-01-20 Lou Fontinato, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Guelph, Ontario (d. 2016)
  • 1932-02-24 John Vernon, Canadian actor (Animal House, Chained Heat, Dirty Harry)
  • 1932-02-28 Don Francks, actor (Terminal Choice, Finian's Rainbow), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1932-03-19 Gay Robert Brewer, Middletwon OH, PGA golfer (1972 Canadian)
  • 1932-03-23 Don Marshall, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1932-07-13 Hubert Reeves, Canadian astrophysicist
  • 1932-08-09 John Gomery, Canadian jurist
  • 1932-08-11 Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)
  • 1932-09-24 Dominique Michel, French Canadian comedian
  • 1932-09-28 Michael G[reatrex] Coney, Canadian sci-fi author (Cat Karina)
  • 1932-10-04 Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1932-10-24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999), born in Kingston, Ontario

Economist/Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Robert Mundell
  • 1932-11-01 Al Arbour, Canadian ice hockey player and coach, born in Sudbury, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • 1933-01-01 Frederick Lowy, Canadian educator
  • 1933-03-09 Mel Lastman, Canadian politician
  • 1933-03-29 Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet
  • 1933-04-24 Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter
  • 1933-05-27 Ted Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur
  • 1933-07-08 Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer and chief justice
  • 1933-07-18 Raymund Murray Schafer, Canadian composer (Patria), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1933-07-28 Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • 1933-09-25 Ian Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter (Ian & Sylvia), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1933-10-12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Canada (d. 2004)
  • 1933-10-31 Phil Goyette, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Lachine, Canada
  • 1933-11-09 Jim Perry, American and Canadian tv host ($ale of the Century), born in Camden, New Jersey (d. 2015)
  • 1934-01-07 Jean Corbeil, Canadian politician (d. 2002)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1934-01-11 Jean Chrétien, 20th Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 1993-2003), born in Shawinigan, Quebec

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1934-02-05 Don Cherry, Canadian hockey commentator (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Kingston, Ontario

Ice Hockey Coach and Commentator Don Cherry
Ice Hockey Coach and Commentator
Don Cherry
  • 1934-03-16 Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1934-03-23 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1934-07-08 Ed Lumley, Canadian corporate executive and former politician
  • 1934-07-26 Ken Pogue, Canadian actor (Adderly, Katts and Dog), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • 1934-08-25 Lise Bacon, French-Canadian politician, born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Canada
  • 1934-09-08 Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician
  • 1934-09-11 Oliver Jones, Canadian jazz pianist

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1934-09-21 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter (Death of Ladies Man), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • 1935-01-04 Kenneth Money, Canadian astronaut (STS 42-alt)
  • 1935-01-08 Ian Bargh, Prestwick, Scotland, Canadian jazz pianist and composer (d.2012)
  • 1935-01-14 Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier
  • 1935-02-21 Jean Pelletier, French Canadian political operative
  • 1935-03-19 Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • 1935-05-07 Isobel Warren, Canadian author
  • 1935-05-12 Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1935-07-17 Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)
  • 1935-07-31 Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1935-08-03 Vic Vogel, Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader
  • 1935-08-28 Gilles Rocheleau, French Canadian politician (d. 1998)
  • 1935-09-24 Sean McCann, Canadian actor
  • 1935-10-10 André Bureau, French Canadian communications executive
  • 1935-10-23 Jimmy Dale, Canadian orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England
  • 1935-12-21 Edward Schreyer, Canadian politician, Premier of Manitoba
  • 1936-01-24 Jack Scott, Canadian rocker (My True Love)
  • 1936-02-09 Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian country singer, (d. 2013)
  • 1936-03-01 Monique Bégin, French-Canadian politician
  • 1936-03-21 Ed Broadbent, Canadian politician
  • 1936-03-24 David Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist
  • 1936-04-22 Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist (d. 1998)
  • 1936-05-06 Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades)

Famous Weddings

Famous Divorces

Famous Deaths

Deaths 501 - 600 of 681

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2005-08-07 Peter Jennings, Canadian-American news anchor (ABC Evening News), dies of lung cancer at 67

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings
  • 2005-08-23 Ninjalicious, Canadian author and urban explorer (b. 1973)
  • 2005-08-26 Denis D'Amour, Canadian guitarist (Voivod) (b. 1960)
  • 2005-08-26 Ed White, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • 2005-09-07 Hope Garber, Canadian actress (b. ca. 1924)
  • 2005-09-16 Harry Freedman (Henryk Frydmann), Canadian composer, dies at 83
  • 2005-11-12 William G. Adams, former mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada (b. 1923)
  • 2005-11-16 Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
  • 2005-12-15 Stan Leonard, Canadian golfer (b. 1915)
  • 2005-12-17 Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, dies at 76
  • 2005-12-27 William Doody, Canadian politician (b. 1931)
  • 2006-01-04 Irving Layton, Canadian poet (b. 1912)
  • 2006-01-13 Marc Potvin, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1967)
  • 2006-01-17 Pierre Grondin, French Canadian cardiac surgeon (b. 1925)
  • 2006-01-23 Chris McKinstry, Canadian scientist (b. 1967)
  • 2006-01-26 Len Carlson, Canadian actor (b. 1937)
  • 2006-02-24 John Martin, Canadian broadcaster (b. 1947)
  • 2006-03-11 Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1931)
  • 2006-03-15 Red Storey, Canadian football player and hockey referee (b. 1918)
  • 2006-04-24 Steve Stavro, Canadian businessman and sports team owner (b. 1927)
  • 2006-04-25 Jane Jacobs, American-Canadian author and urbanologist (The Death and Life of Great American Cities), dies at 89

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2006-04-29 John Kenneth Galbraith, Canadian economist (Affluent Society-58 Hillman Award), dies of natural causes at 97

Economist and Author John Kenneth Galbraith
Economist and Author
John Kenneth Galbraith
  • 2006-05-06 Lorne Saxberg, Canadian television journalist (b. 1958)
  • 2006-05-17 Captain Nichola Goddard, Canadian soldier (b. 1980)
  • 2006-05-22 Heather Crowe, Canadian activist (b. 1945)
  • 2006-06-07 John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • 2006-06-12 Kenneth Roy Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman and art collector (b. 1923)
  • 2006-07-30 Al Balding, Canadian golfer (b. 1924)
  • 2006-08-18 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • 2006-08-20 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)
  • 2006-08-23 Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader (b. 1928)
  • 2006-08-24 Léopold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (b. 1916)
  • 2006-08-28 Benoît Sauvageau, French Canadian politician (b. 1963)
  • 2006-08-30 Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)
  • 2006-09-16 Floyd Curry, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)
  • 2006-09-29 Louis-Albert Cardinal Vachon, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1912)
  • 2006-10-01 André Viger, French Canadian wheelchair marathoner (b. 1952)
  • 2006-10-10 Ian Scott, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
  • 2006-10-16 Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. 1921)
  • 2006-10-22 Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (b. 1922)
  • 2006-11-04 Frank Arthur Calder, Canadian politician (b. 1915)
  • 2006-12-01 Bruce Trigger, Canadian archaeologist (McGill University) (b. 1937)
  • 2006-12-16 Don Jardine, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1940)
  • 2006-12-30 Michel Plasse, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1948)
  • 2007-01-03 Earl Reibel, Canadian ice hockey forward Detroit Red Wings (b. 1930)
  • 2007-01-08 Yvonne De Carlo, Canadian-born actress (10 Commandments, Lily-Munsters), dies at 84
  • 2007-01-14 Barbara Kelly, Canadian-born actress (b. 1924)
  • 2007-01-15 James Hillier, Canadian-American inventor (co-created the electron microscope), dies at 91
  • 2007-01-19 Denny Doherty, Canadian singer (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1940)
  • 2007-01-26 Gump Worsley, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 77
  • 2007-02-06 Len Hopkins, Canadian politician (b. 1930)
  • 2007-02-08 Ian Stevenson, Canadian-American parapsychologist and reincarnation expert, dies at 88
  • 2007-02-14 Ryan Larkin, Canadian animated filmmaker. (b. 1943)
  • 2007-02-17 Dermot O'Reilly, Irish-born Canadian musician, producer and songwriter (b. 1943)
  • 2007-02-19 Celia Franca, founder of National Ballet of Canada (b. 1921)
  • 2007-03-09 Glen Harmon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921)
  • 2007-04-14 June Callwood, Canadian journalist, author and social activist (b. 1924)
  • 2007-04-16 Gaetan Duchesne, Canadian hockey player (b. 1962)
  • 2007-05-09 Dwight Wilson, second-to-last Canadian WWI veteran (b. 1901)
  • 2007-05-29 Dave Balon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • 2007-06-18 Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (b. 1951)
  • 2007-06-24 Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • 2007-06-27 William Hutt, Canadian stage and film actor (b. 1920)
  • 2007-07-11 Ed Mirvish, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1914)
  • 2007-07-23 Tor Kamata, American/Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1937)
  • 2007-08-15 Sam Pollock, Canadian sports executive (b. 1925)
  • 2007-09-15 Brett Somers, Canadian-born American actress and Match Game panelist (b. 1924)
  • 2007-09-29 Lois Maxwell, Canadian actress (Goldfinger, Dr. No), dies at 80
  • 2007-11-21 Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1928)
  • 2007-11-29 James Barber, Canadian chef and writer (b. 1923)
  • 2007-12-04 Norval Morrisseau, Canadian artist (b. 1932)
  • 2007-12-10 Aqsa Parvez, Canadian victim of an honor crime (b. 1991)
  • 2007-12-11 Ashleigh Aston Moore, Canadian Actress (b. 1981)
  • 2007-12-18 Gerald Le Dain, Canadian Supreme Court judge (b. 1924)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2007-12-23 Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, dies of kidney failure at 82

Jazz Musician Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
Oscar Peterson
  • 2007-12-31 Milton L. Klein, Canadian politician (b. 1910)
  • 2008-01-19 Don Wittman, Canadian sportscaster for CBC (b. 1936)
  • 2008-01-21 Pam Barrett, Canadian politician (b. 1953)
  • 2008-02-18 Mickey Renaud, Canadian professional ice hockey player (b. 1988)
  • 2008-03-02 Jeff Healey, Canadian musician (b. 1966)
  • 2008-04-22 Ed Chynoweth, Canadian ice hockey executive (b. 1941)
  • 2008-05-05 Irv Robbins, Canadian-American entrepreneur (b. 1917)
  • 2008-05-11 John Rutsey, Canadian drummer, formerly for Canadian progressive rock band Rush (b.1953)
  • 2008-05-29 Luc Bourdon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1987)
  • 2008-07-03 Oliver Schroer, Canadian fiddler and composer (b. 1956)
  • 2008-08-22 Gladys Powers, Canadian World War I veteran (b. 1899)
  • 2008-08-30 Killer Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1926)
  • 2008-12-02 Edward Samuel Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur (b. 1933)
  • 2008-12-30 Dick Green, Canadian actor
  • 2009-01-08 Richard John Neuhaus, Canadian-American Christian writer and editor (b. 1936)
  • 2009-01-20 Stan Hagen, Canadian politician (b. 1940)
  • 2009-03-04 Yvon Cormier, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • 2009-03-13 Andrew Martin, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1975)
  • 2009-03-20 Mel Brown, American/Canadian Blues Guitarist (b. 1939)
  • 2009-03-21 Walt Poddubny, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1960)
  • 2009-05-01 Danny Gans, Canadian-born Las Vegas entertainer (b. 1956)
  • 2009-05-20 Arthur Erickson, Canadian architect (b.1924)
  • 2009-05-26 Peter Zezel, Canadian professional hockey player (b. 1965)
  • 2009-06-24 Roméo LeBlanc, 25th Governor General of Canada (b. 1927)
  • 2009-07-06 Leo Mol, Ukrainian Canadian artist and sculptor (b. 1915)