Canadian History Timeline (Part 9)

Historical Events

Events 801 - 820 of 820

Super Bowl

2021-02-07 The Weeknd becomes the first Canadian solo artist to headline the Super Bowl half time show (Super Bowl LV)

  • 2021-03-22 Sanctions imposed on Chinese officials over rights abuses against Uighurs in China by EU, UK, US and Canada
  • 2021-04-17 Canada registers more new daily COVID-19 cases than the US for the first time as infections surge in Ontario [1]
  • 2021-05-05 Canada is the first country to authorize the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds
  • 2021-05-28 Discovery of a mass grave with the remains of 215 children from Kamloops Indian Residential School announced by First Nation in British Columbia, Canada [1]
  • 2021-06-14 Heatwave event begins across western US and Canadian states with Denver at 101 degrees and Helena 105 degrees
  • 2021-06-27 Hottest temperature ever recorded in Canada at 46.6 C (116 F) in Lytton, British Columbia (breaks record 2 days later with 49.6 C)
  • 2021-06-29 Lytton, British Columbia, records Canada's highest-ever temperature of 49.6C (121.3F), before being destroyed by a wildfire the next day

Historic Event

2021-07-06 Mary Simon is named Canada's first indigenous Governor General by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

  • 2021-08-01 Canada marks its first Emancipation Day (date slavery abolished in the British Empire in 1834)
  • 2021-08-15 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls a snap election for 20 September, two years ahead of schedule
  • 2021-09-11 US Open Women's Tennis: Emma Raducanu ends Britain's 44-year wait for a women's Grand Slam singles title beating Leylah Fernandez of Canada 6-4, 6-3; first qualifier to win a major title in Open era
  • 2021-09-30 Canada observes its first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, honoring victims and survivors of residential schools for indigenous children
  • 2021-12-25 NASA's James Webb Space Telescope launched in joint effort with ESA (European Space Agency) and the Canadian Space Agency on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, South America [1]
  • 2022-01-04 Canadian government announces US$31.5 billion settlement to fix and compensate for Indigenous child welfare system, largest in its history [1]
  • 2022-02-06 Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declares a state of emergency over a trucker protest against a covid vaccination mandate on the US-Canada border [1]
  • 2022-02-13 Canadian police arrest truckers who have protested a vaccine mandate for blocking Ambassador's Bridge, between Detroit and Windsor, for a week at the busiest land border crossing in North America [1]
  • 2022-03-22 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party reaches a deal with opposition New Democratic Party to stay in power till 2025 [1]
  • 2022-06-14 Denmark and Canada agree to split the arctic Hans Island, ending their 50-year "Whiskey War", where each country laid claim by buying whiskey on the island [1]
  • 2022-06-25 30,000-year-old intact remains of a baby wooly mammoth found frozen in permafrost in Klondike gold fields in the Yukon, Canada [1]

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 2,588

  • 1932-08-02 Leo Boivin, Canadian Hockey HOF defenceman (Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs) and coach (St. Louis Blues), born in Prescott, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • 1932-08-09 John Gomery, Canadian jurist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1932-08-11 Israel Asper, Canadian tax lawyer (d. 2003)
  • 1932-09-06 Gilles Tremblay, Canadian composer, born in Saguenay, Canada (d. 2017)
  • 1932-09-24 Dominique Michel, French Canadian comedian, born in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada
  • 1932-09-28 Michael G[reatrex] Coney, Canadian sci-fi author (Cat Karina)
  • 1932-10-04 Milan Chvostek, Canadian television director

Robert Mundell

1932-10-24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999) "father of the euro", born in Kingston, Ontario

Al Arbour

1932-11-01 Al Arbour, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman, coach and executive (coach NY Islanders Stanley Cup 1980-83), born in Sudbury, Ontario (d. 2015)

  • 1932-12-28 Harry Howell, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (NY Rangers 1952-69), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 2019)
  • 1933-01-01 Frederick Lowy, Canadian educator
  • 1933-03-09 Mel Lastman, Canadian businessman and politician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1933-03-29 Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet (Quand nous serons heureux - When we are happy), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1933-04-24 Alan Eagleson, Canadian ice hockey agent and promoter, born in St. Catharines, Canada
  • 1933-05-27 (Edward) "Ted" Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur (Rogers Communications), MLB team owner (Toronto Blue Jays), and philanthropist, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2008)
  • 1933-07-08 Antonio Lamer, French Canadian lawyer and chief justice
  • 1933-07-14 Robert Bourassa, Canadian politician, Prime Minister of Quebec province (1970-76, 85-93), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1996)
  • 1933-07-18 R. Murray Schafer, Canadian composer (Patria), music educator, and environmentalist, born in Sarnia, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • 1933-07-28 Charlie Hodge, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • 1933-08-23 Don Talbot, Australian swimming coach and sport administrator (coach national swim teams - Canada, United States, Australia), born in Barnsley, Australia (d. 2020)
  • 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, Quebec (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)

Jean Chretien

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

  • 1934-01-23 Pierre Bourgault, Quebec politician & essayist, born in East Angus, Canada (d. 2003)

Don Cherry

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

  • 1934-03-16 Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (d. 2002)
  • 1934-03-18 Pietro Rizzuto, Italian-Canadian politician (Senator for Repentigny, Quebec, 1976-97), born in Cattolica Eraclea, Sicily, Italy (d. 1997)
  • 1934-03-23 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor, born in Montréal, Québec (d. 2006)
  • 1934-04-11 Mark Strand, American poet, editor and translator (Another Republic), born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada (d. 2014)
  • 1934-04-13 John Muckler, Canadian ice hockey coach (Stanley Cup Edmonton Oilers 1990; Buffalo Sabres, NY Rangers) and executive (GM Ottawa Senators), born in Midland, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • 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)
  • 1934-07-30 André Prévost, Canadian composer, born in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada (d. 2001)
  • 1934-08-22 Ralph Mellanby, Canadian sportscaster / television producer (EP Hockey Night in Canada 1966-85; 5 x Emmy Awards various Olympic Games), born in Hamilton, Ontario (d. 2022)
  • 1934-08-25 Lise Bacon, French Canadian politician, born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Canada
  • 1934-09-08 Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician, born in Sainte-Croix, Quebec
  • 1934-09-11 Oliver Jones, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Little Burgundy, Montreal, Quebec

Leonard Cohen

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

  • 1935-01-04 Kenneth Money, Canadian scientist and CAF astronaut (STS 42-alt), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1935-01-08 Ian Bargh, Scottish-born Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Prestwick, Scotland (d. 2012)
  • 1935-01-10 Ronnie Hawkins, American-Canadian rock musician, born in Huntsville, Arkansas (d. 2022)
  • 1935-01-14 Lucille Wheeler, Canadian alpine skier, born in Mont-Tremblant, Canada
  • 1935-02-21 Jean Pelletier, French Canadian political operative
  • 1935-03-19 Burt Metcalfe, Saskatchewan Canada, actor/dir (Father of the Bride)
  • 1935-04-25 James Peebles, Canadian American astrophysicist (Ostriker–Peebles criterion), 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1935-05-07 Isobel Warren, Canadian author and journalist
  • 1935-05-12 Johnny Bucyk, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1935-05-22 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player (Milwaukee Braves), born in Verdun, Quebec, Canada (d. 2011)
  • 1935-06-02 Carol Shields, American-Canadian novelist (The Stone Diaries) and short story writer, born in Oak Park, Illinois (d. 2003)
  • 1935-06-09 Diana Van Der Vlis, Canadian American actress (Lovespell, Girl in Black Stockings), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2001)
  • 1935-07-17 Donald Sutherland, Canadian actor (The Dirty Dozen; M*A*S*H (film): Ordinary People; Hunger; Games films), born in St. John, New Brunswick
  • 1935-07-31 Yvon Deschamps, French Canadian author and humorist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1935-08-03 Vic Vogel, Hungarian-Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1935-08-28 Gilles Rocheleau, French Canadian politician, born in Hull, Quebec, Canada (d. 1998)
  • 1935-09-24 Barbara Brilliant, Canadian TV host and journalist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1935-09-24 Sean McCann, Canadian actor (...First Do No Harm), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • 1935-10-10 André Bureau, French Canadian lawyer and communications executive, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • 1935-10-15 Willie O'Ree, Canadian former professional ice hockey player and the first black player in the National Hockey League (Boston Bruins), born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
  • 1935-10-22 Judy Devlin Hashman, Canadian badminton player (World Team C'ship gold US 1957, 60, 63, 66), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1935-10-23 Jimmy Dale, British-Canadian pianist and orchestra leader (The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour), born in London, England (d. 2017)
  • 1935-12-06 Jean Lapointe, Quebecois-Canadian comedian, singer and senator, born in La Matanie, Quebec
  • 1935-12-21 Edward Schreyer, Canadian politician (Premier of Manitoba), born in Beausejour, Canada
  • 1936-01-24 Jack Scott, Canadian rock and roll singer-songwriter (My True Love), born in Windsor, Ontario (d. 2019)
  • 1936-02-09 "Stompin' Tom" Connors, Canadian country and folk singer-songwriter ("The Hockey Song"), born in St. John, New Brunswick, (d. 2013)
  • 1936-02-14 Charlie Burns, Canadian ice hockey forward (world champion Whitby Dunlops 1958) and coach (Minnesota North Stars), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • 1936-02-29 Don Sutherin, American Canadian Football HOF defensive back/placekicker (Grey Cup 1963, 65, 68, 69; Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Ottawa Rough Riders), born in Empire, Ohio (d. 2022)
  • 1936-03-01 Monique Bégin, French Canadian politician
  • 1936-03-14 Bruce Hood, Canadian National Hockey League referee (1965-84), and author (Calling The Shots), born in Campbellville, Ontario (d. 2018)
  • 1936-03-21 Ed Broadbent, Canadian politician
  • 1936-03-24 David Suzuki, Canadian scientist and environmentalist
  • 1936-03-31 Bob Pulford, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame left wing, coach (coach: LA Kings, Chicago Blackhawks), born in Newton Robinson, Ontario
  • 1936-04-22 Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1998)
  • 1936-05-06 Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades), born in Drummondville, Quebec
  • 1936-05-27 Marcel Masse, Canadian politician
  • 1936-05-28 Claude Forget, French Canadian politician
  • 1936-05-28 Frank Orr, Canadian sports author and journalist (Hockey Hall of Fame; Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award; Toronto Star), born in Hillsburgh, Ontario (d. 2021)
  • 1936-05-31 Tony Pajaczkowski, Canadian Football Hall of Fame offensive guard (CFL All-Star 1962–65; Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2022)
  • 1936-06-07 Kenneth Nichols, Canadian classical pianist, composer, (Symphonic Celebration; Boy In A Cage), and teacher (Brandon University, 1962-96), born in Pincher Creek, Alberta (d. 2021)
  • 1936-07-18 Ted Harris, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • 1936-07-28 Russ Jackson, Canadian football player, born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1936-11-02 Lawrence Robert Shreve, Canadian pro wrestler (Abdullah the Butcher), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1936-12-08 Malcolm Forsyth, South African-Canadian trombonist and composer (Atayoskewin), born in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, (d. 2011)
  • 1937-01-25 Kathleen Tynan Halton, Canadian-British journalist & author, born in Canada (d. 1995)
  • 1937-01-31 Andrée Boucher, Canadian politician (mayor of Quebec City), born in Sainte-Foy, Quebec (d. 2007)
  • 1937-02-01 Tony Waiters, English soccer goalkeeper (5 caps; Blackpool) and manager (Canada, Plymouth Argyle, Vancouver Whitecaps), born in Southport, England (d. 2020)
  • 1937-02-04 Ann Southam, Canadian electronic and classical music and dance composer (Glass Houses; Figures; The Emerging Ground), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2010)
  • 1937-02-26 Hagood Hardy, American-Canadian jazz and easy listening pianist, vibraphonist and film score composer ("The Homecoming"), born in Angola, Indiana (d. 1997)
  • 1937-03-09 Bernard Landry, Premier of Quebec (2001-2003), born in Saint-Jacques, Quebec, Canada

Roch Carrier

1937-05-13 Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater), born in Sainte-Justine, Quebec

  • 1937-06-04 Mortimer Zuckerman, Canadian-American media proprietor and CEO (US News & World Report, NY Daily News), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1937-06-28 George Knudson, Canadian golfer (8 PGA Tour titles; Masters 1969 runner-up), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 1989)
  • 1937-07-12 Michel Louvain, French Canadian singer (Buenas Noches Mi Amor), born in Quebec, Canada
  • 1937-08-02 Garth Hudson, Canadian rock Lowrey organist, accordion player and saxophonist (The Band - "Chest Fever"; "Up On Cripple Creek"), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1937-08-16 David Anderson, Canadian politician
  • 1937-09-12 George Chuvalo, Canadian boxer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1937-10-19 Marilyn Bell, Canadian swimmer
  • 1937-11-09 Clyde Wells, Canadian politician, 5th Premier of Newfoundland, born in Buchans Junction, Newfoundland

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 801 - 900 of 1,045

  • 2007-12-11 Ashleigh Aston Moore, Canadian child actress (Now and Then), dies of a drug overdose at 26
  • 2007-12-18 Gerald Le Dain, Canadian Supreme Court judge (b. 1924)

Oscar Peterson

2007-12-23 Oscar Peterson, Canadian jazz pianist and composer (Downbeat Magazine's Pianist of the Year, 1950-62), dies of kidney failure at 82

  • 2007-12-31 Milton L. Klein, Canadian politician (b. 1910)
  • 2008-01-04 Mort Garson, Canadian-American composer ("Our Day Will Come") and Moog synthesizer pioneer, dies of renal failure at 83
  • 2008-01-19 Don Wittman, Canadian sportscaster for CBC (b. 1936)
  • 2008-01-20 Tālivaldis Ķeniņš, Latvian-Canadian composer, organist, and pedagogue, dies at 88
  • 2008-01-21 Pam Barrett, Canadian politician (b. 1953)
  • 2008-02-02 Herbert "Barry" Morse, British-Canadian actor (The Fugitive, Space: 1999, Winds of War), dies at 89
  • 2008-02-18 Mickey Renaud, Canadian professional ice hockey player (b. 1988)
  • 2008-02-23 Denis Lazure, Canadian physician and politician, dies at 82
  • 2008-03-02 Jeff Healey, Canadian blues singer and lap-steel guitarist ("Angel Eyes"), dies of sarcoma at 41
  • 2008-04-22 Ed Chynoweth, Canadian ice hockey executive, dies at 66
  • 2008-05-05 Irv Robbins, Canadian-American entrepreneur (co-founded the Baskin-Robbins ice cream parlor chain), dies at 90
  • 2008-05-11 John Rutsey, Canadian drummer (Rush, 1968-1974), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • 2008-07-03 Oliver Schroer, Canadian fiddler and composer, dies of leukemia at 52
  • 2008-08-22 Gladys Powers, Canadian World War I veteran (b. 1899)
  • 2008-08-30 Walter "Killer" Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 81
  • 2008-11-24 Kenny MacLean, Scottish-Canadian musician (Platinum Blonde -"Crying Over You"), dies of heart failure at 51
  • 2008-12-02 (Edward) "Ted" Rogers, Canadian entrepreneur (Rogers Communications), MLB team owner (Toronto Blue Jays), and philanthropist, dies of congestive heart failure at 75
  • 2008-12-30 Dick Green, Canadian actor
  • 2009-01-08 Richard John Neuhaus, Canadian-American Christian writer and editor (b. 1936)
  • 2009-01-12 Russ Conway, Canadian-American character actor (Richard Diamond Private Eye), dies at 95
  • 2009-01-20 Stan Hagen, Canadian politician (b. 1940)
  • 2009-01-31 Dewey Martin, Canadian rock drummer (Buffalo Springfield - "For What It's Worth") dies at 68
  • 2009-03-13 Test [Andrew Martin], Canadian professional wrestler (WWF/WWE), dies of an accidental overdose of the prescription pain medication oxycodone at 33
  • 2009-03-20 Mel Brown, American-Canadian blues guitarist and singer (Eighteen Pounds of Unclean Chitlings), dies of complications from emphysema at 69
  • 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, Canadian politician, 25th Governor General of Canada (1995-99), dies at 81
  • 2009-07-06 Leo Mol, Ukrainian Canadian artist and sculptor (b. 1915)
  • 2009-07-11 Arturo Gatti, Italian-Canadian professional boxer (b. 1972)
  • 2009-07-14 Phyllis Gotlieb, Canadian sci-fi novelist (Sunburst), dies at 83
  • 2009-10-06 Douglas Campbell, Scottish born Canadian actor (b. 1922)
  • 2009-10-19 Joseph Wiseman, Canadian actor (Dr No, Viva Zapata, Les Miserables), dies at 91
  • 2009-11-28 Gilles Carle, Canadian screenwriter and film director (b. 1928)
  • 2010-01-18 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter (Kate & Anna McGarrigle - "Heartbeats Accelerating"), dies of clear-cell sarcoma at 63
  • 2010-01-21 Paul Quarrington, Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and educator (b. 1953)
  • 2010-02-09 Jacques Hétu, Canadian composer, dies of lung cancer at 71
  • 2010-02-18 John Babcock, Last known Canadian veteran of World War I (b. 1900)
  • 2010-02-27 Madeleine Ferron, French Canadian writer, dies at 87
  • 2010-03-07 Mary Josephine Ray, Canadian-American supercentenarian, dies at 114
  • 2010-03-10 Corey Haim, Canadian actor (Lucas), dies of pneumonia at 38
  • 2010-03-28 June Havoc Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, dies at 97
  • 2010-05-01 Rob McConnell, Canadian jazz composer, arranger and valve trombonist (The Boss Brass), dies of liver cancer at 75
  • 2010-05-26 Art Linkletter, Canadian-American radio and television personality (b. 1912)
  • 2010-05-30 Duff Roblin, Canadian politician (b. 1917).

Chris Haney

2010-05-31 Chris Haney, Canadian journalist who created the board game "Trivial Pursuit", dies at 59

  • 2010-06-16 Maureen Forrester, Canadian operatic contralto (Resurrection Symphony), dies at 79
  • 2010-07-27 Maury Chaykin, American-born Canadian actor (b. 1949)
  • 2010-07-30 Otto Joachim, German-Canadian composer, dies at 99
  • 2010-08-21 Nancy Dolman, Canadian actress and comedienne (b. 1950)
  • 2010-10-03 Ben Mondor, Canadian baseball executive (International League Executive of the Year 1978, 99), dies at 85
  • 2010-11-03 James "Jim" Clench, Canadian bassist and songwriter (April Wine; Bachman-Turner Overdrive), dies of lung cancer at 61
  • 2010-11-10 Nicolo Rizzuto, Italian-Canadian organized crime figure, killed at his residence by a sniper at 86
  • 2010-11-19 Pat Burns, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame coach (Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins; Stanley Cup 2002-03 New Jersey Devils), dies from cancer at 58
  • 2010-11-25 Ann Southam, Canadian electronic and classical music and dance composer (Glass Houses; Figures; The Emerging Ground), dies at 73
  • 2010-11-28 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Spy Hard, Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun), dies of pneumonia at 84
  • 2010-12-06 Mark Dailey, Canadian television journalist and announcer (b. 1953)
  • 2010-12-08 Murray Armstrong, Canadian ice hockey centre and NCAA coach (Detroit Red Wings; coach University of Denver 1956-77, 5 NCAA C'ships), dies at 94
  • 2011-01-19 Ernest McCulloch, Canadian stem cell research pioneer, dies at 84
  • 2011-03-03 May Cutler, Canadian politician and publisher (b. 1923)
  • 2011-03-26 Roger Abbott, Canadian comedian (Air Farce Live) (b. 1946)
  • 2011-04-07 Pierre Gauvreau, Canadian painter, television writer and producer, dies at 88
  • 2011-04-16 Allan Blakeney, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Saskatchewan), dies at 85
  • 2011-04-17 Michael Sarrazin, Canadian actor (Seduction, They Shoot Horses Don't They), dies at 70
  • 2011-05-13 Derek Boogaard, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1982)
  • 2011-05-13 Jack Richardson, Canadian record producer (The Guess Who), dies at 81
  • 2011-06-21 Robert Kroetsch, Canadian author (b. 1927)
  • 2011-06-22 Harley Hotchkiss, Canadian businessman (b. 1927)
  • 2011-07-05 Malcolm Forsyth, South African-Canadian trombonist and composer (Atayoskewin), dies of pancreatic cancer at 74
  • 2011-07-10 Pierrette Alarie, Canadian operatic soprano, dies at 89
  • 2011-08-15 Rick Rypien, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 27
  • 2011-08-22 Jack Layton, Canadian politician, dies at 61
  • 2011-09-15 Frances Bay, Canadian-American character actress (Twin Peaks - "Mrs. Tremond"), dies of pneumonia at 92
  • 2011-10-13 Barbara Kent, Canadian born - U.S. silent film actress and WAMPAS Baby Stars (b.1907)
  • 2011-10-14 Reg Alcock, Canadian politician (b. 1948)
  • 2012-01-02 Ian Bargh, Canadian jazz pianist & composer, dies from lung cancer at 76
  • 2012-01-04 Rod Robbie, Canadian architect and planner (Roger's Centre/Sky Dome, Toronto), dies at 83
  • 2012-02-08 Gunther Plaut, German-Canadian rabbi, dies at 99
  • 2012-02-10 Geoffrey Cornish, Canadian golf course architect, dies at 97
  • 2012-02-21 Pierre Juneau, Canadian film and broadcast executive, dies at 89
  • 2012-02-24 István Anhalt, Hungarian-Canadian classical and electronic music composer (La Tourangelle; Winthrop), educator (McGill; Queens (Ontario) Universities), and writer (Alternative Voices), dies at 92
  • 2012-04-14 Émile Bouchard, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 92
  • 2012-04-14 John Herbert "Jonathan" Frid, Canadian actor (Barnabas Collins-Dark Shadows), dies of pneumonia at 87
  • 2012-06-06 Vladimir Krutov, Russian ice hockey forward (Canada Cup 1981; Olympic gold 1984, 88; World C'ship gold 1981, 82, 83, 86, 89; Vancouver Canucks 1989-90), dies from liver failure at 52
  • 2012-06-11 Ann Rutherford, Canadian actress (Gone With The Wind; Whistling in the Dark), dies from heart disease at 94
  • 2012-09-06 Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), dies from cancer at 71
  • 2012-09-13 Peter Lougheed, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Alberta), dies at 84
  • 2012-09-30 Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater (Olympic gold 1948, World champion 1947-48), dies at 84
  • 2012-12-16 Laurier LaPierre, Canadian journalist, broadcaster and senator, dies at 83
  • 2012-12-20 Eagle Keys, American Canadian Football Hall of Fame linebacker and coach (Grey Cup champion 1949, 54-56, 66; Edmonton Eskimos, Saskatchewan R'riders), dies at 89
  • 2013-01-08 Kenojuak Ashevak, Canadian Inuit artist, dies from lung cancer at 85
  • 2013-01-14 Conrad Bain, Canadian actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), dies from natural causes at 89
  • 2013-01-15 Yuli Turovsky, Russian-Canadian cellist (Borodin Trio, 1976-91), conductor (I Musici de Montreal Chamber Orchestra, 1983-2011), and teacher, dies at 73 [1]
  • 2013-03-06 Stompin' Tom Connors, Canadian country artist, dies from natural causes at 77
  • 2013-03-07 Elmar Tampõld, Estonian-Canadian architect, dies at 92
  • 2013-04-16 George Beverly Shea, Canadian-American Grammy Award-winning gospel singer (Billy Graham Crusades, 1947-2013), dies at 104