• Jian Ghomeshi Has A New Project And People Are Less Than Enthusiastic

    After laying low for months, disgraced radio host Jian Ghomeshi is back at work.
    "For those interested, here is something I'm working on..." the former host of CBC's "Q" tweeted on Monday morning. He included a link to The Ideation Project, a "new media creative project that features all original words, music, recording and production."Hi. For those interested, here is something I’ve been working on... https://t.co/IksyTcjAlZ— Jian Ghomeshi (@JianGhomeshi) April 10, 2017Ghomeshi has
  • Russell Peters' Junos Rape Joke Was Even Worse Than You Think

    "Look at all the young girls, this is a felony waiting to happen."
    That was the "joke" that Russell Peters used to open up the 2017 Junos on Sunday, an award show that had already been marred by a second consecutive year of the #JunosSoMale debate over gender-imbalanced nominees. Peters then proceeded to reduce Canada's heritage minister, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, to being "hot."The show went on, but anger over Peters has continued to build as have the usual defenders crying about how
  • All-Star Canadian Cast Came Out To Play 'Summer Of '69' At Junos 2017

    You may love it, you may hate it, but chances are, you know the words to Bryan Adams' "Summer of '69." And that goes for Canada's top musicians as well.
    At the beginning of last night’s Juno Awards ceremony, co-hosts Russell Peters and Adams kicked things off with a hilarious skit involving Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who was actually in attendance, phoning in a request for Adams to perform his hit song.
    Now who could say no to that?Adams certainly couldn’t. With the help of some
  • The Juno Awards Proved Diversity *Is* How You Achieve Peak Canada

    "Welcome to unceded Algonquin territory."
    That was how Canadian Cree icon Buffy Sainte-Marie opened the 2017 Juno Awards in Ottawa before introducing three-time nominees, and Producers of the Year winners, A Tribe Called Red.The local indigenous DJ trio's incredible opening performance began with a traditional drum circle before the beat dropped, a voice boomed out "we are not a conquered people," the powwow chants rose and traditional dancers filled the stage with movement and colour.Native dan
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  • The Tragically Hip Were Played Off At The Junos And Canadians Weren't Having It

    If there's anything the 2017 Juno awards established, it's that you don't play off The Tragically Hip. Like, ever.The beloved band from Kingston, Ont. won the Junos Group Of The Year on Sunday night, and accepted their award to thunderous applause and cheers from the audience. It's been, as many know, a monumental and bittersweet year for The Hip. The band announced in May that lead singer Gord Downie had terminal brain cancer. The band embarked on a final tour this summer, with Canadians from c
  • 2017 Junos: Leonard Cohen, Gord Downie Wins Among Night's Top Moments

    OTTAWA — Bryan Adams and comedian Russell Peters kicked off the Juno Awards on Sunday night with a little help from Justin Trudeau.
    The show opened with a skit set backstage and Peters being waved into Adams's green room. An incredulous Peters is told Adams is on the phone with the prime minister and the rock star exclaims: "I'm Bryan (expletive) Adams."
    The scene ended with Trudeau requesting that Adams play "Summer of '69" on the show.
    "I love that song," the prime minister proclaimed.Um
  • Leonard Cohen Predicted Trump Would Be Elected, Says His Son

    OTTAWA — Leonard Cohen told his family, in his final days, he was confident Donald Trump would be elected president of the United States.
    The Montreal singer-songwriter's son Adam recalled the prediction at Saturday's Juno gala dinner, where his father received a posthumous artist of the year prize.
    Cohen's son says the notion of Trump winning seemed "absurd'' to everyone around his father.
    "He was one of the only people I know, who had the most absurd prediction that anybody in my midst w
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie On The 'North American Holocaust' And Why Canada Needs To Decolonize

    Buffy Sainte-Marie first burst onto the international music scene in the 1960s, and since then the iconic Cree folk singer has worked tirelessly to spotlight, protect and inspire indigenous people."Medicine Songs," the 76-year-old's upcoming album, features familiar protest tunes alongside new works like her Tanya Tagaq collaboration "War Racket," as well as a Canadian version of her Native American history lesson, "My Country 'Tis Of Thy People You're Dying."As the children were herded and rape
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  • How Nelly Furtado Fell Back In Love With Music After Finding Inspiration In Unexpected Places

    Nelly Furtado may have disembarked from pop stardom "to experience life" for a few years before making her new album "The Ride," but the "Promiscuous" singer kept herself plenty busy.From moonlighting at a record store and training for a 10km run to raising her now-13-year-old daughter and visiting the Kenyan school her million-dollar donation built.
    "My nature is to take time and reflect. I'm kind of a quiet soul, believe it or not," Furtado tells HuffPost Canada during a recent visit."Obviousl
  • Nelly Furtado On Growing Up As A Child Of Immigrants And Being Told To 'Go Back To Portugal'

    Everyone loves Nelly Furtado, right? Well, that sure wasn't the case when the pride of Victoria, B.C., sang the national anthem at last year's NBA All-Star game and afterward faced a wave of online hate.Performing alongside indigenous flute player Tony Duncan, Furtado played an unfamiliar arrangement of "O Canada" and the response was not just mean, it was xenophobic."Someone said, 'Go back to Portugal!' It's fine, I know it's just some stranger with a computer but I felt like the performance t
  • Teacher David Yancey Turns Hit Song 'Bad And Boujee' Into A History Lesson

    In the smartphone era, how do you get your students to pay attention in class? You turn a chart-topping hit into a song about the Civil War, of course.David Yancey, a Grade 8 teacher at Edwards Middle School in Conyers, Ga., who also goes by the name “Mr. Yancey” on his YouTube channel, has been turning hit songs like Adele’s “Hello” and Drake’s “Hotline Bling” into educational lessons.He recently gave his class a history lesson by putting a spin o
  • Elton John Visits Vancouver Record Stores On Day Off

    VANCOUVER — The owner of a small, independent record shop in downtown Vancouver is crossing his fingers for a repeat visit after music legend Elton John popped into his store unexpectedly earlier this week.David Jones, who has run Vinyl Records for 18 years, said he was thrilled to host the renowned composer Thursday afternoon and was impressed by the breadth of the performer's musical taste."He came off a little bit like a musicologist,'' Jones said in an interview. "Given that that's my
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  • Halle Berry's 2017 Oscar Look Proves She's As Fabulous As Ever

    Fifteen years after her historic Best Actress win for "Monster's Ball," Halle Berry wowed at the Oscars once again.This time, the 50-year-old actress is on-hand at the 89th annual Academy Awards for official presenting duties, and once again, her fashion made a splash.Berry donned a custom Atelier Versace one-shoulder gown, with champagne and black sequin and fringe details for the ceremony. Prior to the telecast, Berry told Vogue the custom look held special significance to her.Amazing Halle Be
  • Feist Has A Mission To Collect 6,000 Backpacks For HIV+ Kids In Malawi And You Can Help

    Leslie Feist was in rural Malawi when a lightbulb went off in her head — an idea as simple and effective as, well, her famous song "1234." She would need backpacks.Lots and lots of backpacks.
    The Canadian singer had gone to the Zomba District of the southeast African nation in 2015 to see the work being done by Dignitas International, a Toronto-based healthcare NGO that has helped a quarter-million Malawians with HIV/AIDS since 2004.
    During this time, the country's HIV infection rate has f
  • Drake To The Grammys: 'Hotline Bling' Is Not A Rap Song

    He may not have attended the 59th Grammy Awards last week, but Drake still has plenty to say.The Canadian artist won two Grammys for his 2016 hit "Hotline Bling," in the categories of Best Rap/Sung Performance and Best Rap Song.But as the 30-year-old points out, his song is not a rap song.“I am referred to as a black artist, like last night at [the Grammys], I’m a black artist… I’m apparently a rapper, even though ‘Hotline Bling’ is not a rap song," the rappe
  • Let's Give Leonard Cohen A Literal Stamp Of Approval

    I recently did a bad bad thing.
    It happened at McGill University in Montreal. I was delivering a speech to about 200 people in my capacity as Chair of the Canadian Stamp Advisory Committee -- the folks who propose topics and subjects for Canada's postage stamps.
    The Committee's deliberations are strictly confidential, something I solemnly announce at the start of each meeting.
    At McGill, however, I broke my own rule. After rattling off the many names of McGill graduates and faculty who have ador
  • Grammy Awards 2017 Winners: Adele, Beyoncé, David Bowie Honoured

    Adele and Beyoncé went head-to-head in four categories at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, but while the "Hello" singer won each face-off — and walked away with five statues in total — she may be passing her hardware on to her peer.
    Upon winning her Album of the Year trophy, Adele emotionally thanked the crowd, and talked about her return to the spotlight after the birth of her son Angelo before she began to profess her love for her fellow performer.
    "I can't possibly accept this
  • Tribe Called Quest's Powerful Anti-Trump Performance At The Grammys

    A Tribe Called Quest kicked down a literal wall in a powerful anti-Trump protest at the 59th Grammy Awards.Legendary hip-hop performers Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White took the stage along with rappers Busta Rhymes, Consequence and Anderson .Paak, to perform their protest anthem "We The People" off last year's album "We Got It from Here... Thank You 4 Your Service," as well as portions of "Award Tour," "Movin' Backwards" and "Can I Kick It?"The song's lyrics go, "All you black folks
  • Adele Swears, Restarts 'Fastlove' George Michael Grammy Tribute

    Adele won the Song of the Year Grammy on Sunday night, but also had a show-stopping performance in her live tribute to George Michael, which she abruptly halted after barely a minute at the mic.
    According to the Recording Academy, the "Hello" singer chose to perform a rearranged version of Michael's song "Fastlove" at the telecast, but her rendition did not go according to plan.
    "I know it's live TV, I'm so f--ing sorry, I can't do it again like last year," said Adele, to the audience.She was re
  • Katy Perry Gets Political With 'Persist' Armband And Pantsuit At Grammys

    Katy Perry made a bold political statement with her performance at the 59th Grammy Awards on Sunday night.The pop star donned an armband that read "PERSIST," as well as a Planned Parenthood pin for the first performance of her new single "Chained to the Rhythm."Katy Perry performs onstage at the Grammys at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for NARAS)
    As she sang, dancers dressed in white pantsuits tore down a fence. As she (and fellow performer Skip Marley) fini
  • Céline Dion Attends Grammys Mostly To See Beyoncé

    Céline Dion attended her first Grammy Awards ceremony in seven years on Sunday, and she, like most of the audience, was most looking forward to seeing Beyoncé perform.
    "I don't know how she's going to do it!" Dion said in an interview with CityTV's Adam Wylde. "I had twins, I don't know how she's going to do it. I had twins! Is she going to [do a] Shakira move? I don't know."
    While the "Sorry" singer did not necessarily do any "Shakira move[s]" she and roughly two dozen dancers con
  • Paris Jackson Promotes #NoDAPL Protests At The Grammys

    Paris Jackson used her stage time at Sunday's Grammy Awards to bring attention to the anti-pipeline protests in Standing Rock.
    "We could use this kind of excitement at a pipeline protest guys. #NoDAPL," she told the enthusiastic crowd, before announcing a performance by Daft Punk and The Weeknd at the beginning of the show.Paris Jackson speaks onstage during The 59th Grammy Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles. (Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic via Getty)
    The King of Pop's daughter has been a big suppor
  • Frank Ocean Slams Grammys For Picking Taylor Swift Over Kendrick Lamar

    Frank Ocean clapped back at Grammy producers after they criticized his boycott of the award show.In November, 2016, Ocean called the award show "dated" and didn't submit his album for consideration. He told The New York Times that sitting out on the show would be his "Colin Kaepernick moment."
    This week, Grammy producer Ken Ehrlich and writer David Wild appeared on the "Rolling Stone Music Now" podcast where they attributed Ocean's boycott to his poor performance on the show in 2013, calling it
  • Grammys Producer Says The Show Will Be 'Politically Charged'

    Turbulent times often make for great art, and the 59th Grammy Awards is likely to feature some bold statements, musical or otherwise — remember Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes?Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich welcomes artists using their acceptance speech as a chance to speak out.“How many more times do we need to hear ‘I’d like to thank my publicist, my agent, my wife and kids.’ The great acceptance speeches are ones that have a point of view and are more personal,"
  • Tegan And Sara Slam Juno Awards Over Lack Of Female Nominees

    Tegan and Sara have put the Juno Awards on blast.
    Yesterday, the Canadian Academy of Recordings Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced the 2017 Juno nominees, but unfortunately, there was barely any female representation — and the sisters took notice.
    While the indie-pop duo were proud to nab three nominations — Songwriter of the Year, Group of the Year and Pop Album of the Year (for Love You to Death) — they were understandably upset with the lack of gender diversity among the no
  • A Tribe Called Red Score A 2017 Juno Awards Nomination Hat Trick

    The 2017 Junos nominations press conference began with an announcement that hometown heroes A Tribe Called Red would be broadcast performers at the Canadian music awards in Ottawa on April 2.Then the news got even better for the outspoken indigenous DJ trio.
    The group has been winning over EDM fans for years, and this year received nominations for Electronic Album of the Year for "We Are the Halluci Nation," Video of the Year for "R.E.D. ft. Yasiin Bey, Narcy & Black Bear" and Producer of th
  • Nicki Minaj Calls Shoe Designer Giuseppe Zanotti Racist During Twitter Feud

    Nicki Minaj isn't holding anything back.In a one-sided Twitter feud with shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti, the "Super Bass" rapper called him racist and disrespectful.In a series of tweets, the 34-year-old called outZanotti for naming a sneaker after her (this happened back in 2011), but not wanting to further collaborate with her on other projects."This is wonderful. #GiuseppeZanotti seems to think it's ok to name his sneakers after me but his PR says they won't take our call. Lol," she wrote on
  • Nicki Minaj Calls Shoe Deisgner Giuseppe Zanotti Racist During Twitter Feud

    Nicki Minaj isn't holding anything back.In a one-sided Twitter feud with shoe designer Giuseppe Zanotti, the "Super Bass" rapper called him racist and disrespectful.In a series of tweets, the 34-year-old called outZanotti for naming a sneaker after her (this happened back in 2011), but not wanting to further collaborate with her on other projects."This is wonderful. #GiuseppeZanotti seems to think it's ok to name his sneakers after me but his PR says they won't take our call. Lol," she wrote on
  • Bieber Takes Super Bowl Viewers Through A History Of Touchdown Dances

    Justin Bieber showed off his playful side Sunday at the Super Bowl.The Canadian pop star starred in a T-Mobile ad as a "celebration expert" who takes viewers through a history of touchdown dances, asking fans to share their own with the hashtag #unlimitedmoves.Bieber's cheesy acting (and dancing) definitely won him some fans.
    The Justin Bieber T-Mobile commercial is definitely the best commercial so far— Mike Kosciarz (@Michal_Kosciarz) February 6, 2017
    I thought Justin Bieber looked famil
  • Beyoncé Drops More Maternity Photos, Says She Has 'Three Hearts'

    As we still take in the news of Beyoncé being pregnant with not just one but two little BeyBeys, we were not ready when the singer dropped even more stunning maternity photos today.
    After posting the most-liked Instagram photo ever yesterday, the 35-year-old "Lemonade" superstar shared new pictures of her second journey to motherhood on her personal site, along with beautiful images of her family and daughter Blue Ivy.
    From an underwater photoshoot, to posing with little Blue, to her own
  • Beyoncé's Pregnancy Reveal Is The Most-Liked Instagram Photo Ever

    Long live Queen Bey!
    After shocking the world on Wednesday with a pregnancy announcement like no other, Beyoncé can now claim another achievement: having the most-liked Instagram photo ever.
    As of press time, the 35-year-old singer's pregnancy reveal post has more than 8 million likes in less than 24 hours!
    Let's gaze upon it again, shall we?We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two
  • Beyoncé Just Announced She's Pregnant With Twins

    Beyoncé is pregnant with twins!The 35-year-old singer announced the news on Instagram on Wednesday in possibly the most Beyoncé way ever.
    "We would like to share our love and happiness. We have been blessed two times over. We are incredibly grateful that our family will be growing by two, and we thank you for your well wishes. - The Carters," she wrote in the caption below a picture of her sitting in a bed of flowers and wearing a sheer green veil. We would like to share our love a
  • 'The Highway' Music Video Raises Awareness For Missing, Murdered Indigenous Women

    Students from a B.C. First Nation created a heartbreaking music video about missing and murdered indigenous women.
    The song called "The Highway" was penned by students at the 'Na Aksa Gyilak'yoo School in Kitsumkalum First Nation, just outside of Terrace in northern B.C.
    Students hold hands in a still from "The Highway." (Screengrab: Nwe Jinan/YouTube)
    The video that accompanies the ballad shows a girl who hitchhikes on Highway 16 — nicknamed the "Highway of Tears," for the high number of
  • Alanis Morissette's Former Manager Admits To Stealing Almost $5M From Singer

    LOS ANGELES — The former business manager for Alanis Morissette admitted embezzling more than $7 million from the singer and other celebrities and agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday.
    Jonathan Todd Schwartz, 48, of Los Angeles, was charged with wire fraud and filing a false tax return for failing to report the embezzled funds, prosecutors said.
    Schwartz admitted stealing nearly $5 million from Morissette between May 2010 and January 2014. He used the money
  • Céline Dion Shares Heartbreaking Tribute To René Angélil On Anniversary Of His Death

    Her heart won't go on.
    On Saturday, Céline Dion shared a heart-wrenching tribute to her late husband René Angélil on the first anniversary of his death.
    The "My Heart Will Go On" singer posted two Facebook videos on January 14, which included photos and clips of the iconic Canadian music producer.Celine Dion and husband Rene Angelil during "Celine Dion Performs on The Today Show Summer Concert Series," May 17, 2002.
    In one emotional scene, Céline is shown looking at f
  • Camila Cabello Says She Felt 'Sexualized' In Fifth Harmony

    As Fifth Harmony fans are still mourning Camila Cabillo's decision to leave the band, the songstress herself is getting candid about the ugly side of pop music.
    In a Lenny Letter interview with Lena Dunham, the 19-year-old discussed the pressure of appearing sexy in the public eye, and how she often felt objectified when she was in the group.
    "Especially with being in a girl group, there’s been a lot of times where people have tried to sexualize us to just get more attention," she said in
  • 5 Christmas Songs So Classic You Can Enjoy Them In January

    (Photo: Shutterstock)
    The holidays are behind us, but the chill in the air remains. For many people, the Christmas season is the best time of the year not only because of the festivities, but because of the holiday music that is only played for approximately six weeks every year. Well, before you put away your jingling bells for the year, here's a list of favourite Christmas songs that aren't Christmas songs at all. Here's some winter tunes you can enjoy right up until spring without feeling an
  • Mariah Carey Says She's 'Mortified' Over New Year's Eve Performance

    Mimi's breaking her silence over the New Year's Eve performance seen 'round the world.
    It's been less than a week since Mariah Carey endured an embarrassing technical malfunction during what was supposed to be the highlight of "Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest" in New York City, but the legendary singer won't let a little thing like tech problems ruin her mojo even though she says she was "mortified."Mariah Carey performs during New Year's Eve 2017 in Time
  • 2016 Was So Bad, There Was A Horror Movie Trailer Made Out Of It

    From the loss of some of our most beloved icons like Prince, David Bowie and Carrie Fisher, to exploding cell phones and random clown attacks, 2016 could pretty much be summed up as one huge effing nightmare.In fact, 2016 was so bad, Friend Dog Studios decided to make an entire movie trailer out of it.
    And while the clip is likely meant to be satire, in reality, it's actually accurate AF.2017, for God's sake, please be good to us.
    Watch the full trailer above.
  • 16 Best Songs Of 2016: Music Was The Year's Only Saving Grace

    It's been an awful year in the music world just everywhere else. Bookended by the deaths of legends like David Bowie and George Michael, we also lost artists across the musical spectrum including Leonard Cohen, Phife Dawg, Glenn Frey, Merle Haggard, Maurice White, Sharon Jones and Prince.
    But as painful as it was to be a music fan in 2016, it's also been rewarding thanks to the great songs that came out this year—from Bowie's farewell address "Lazarus" which arrived three days before his d
  • 2016's Celebrity Deaths Should Make Us Smile With Gratitude

    I actually smiled when I read the headlines this morning: Debbie Reynolds dead at 84.How beautiful. A mother and daughter who were so close (soulmates, it seems) that Reynolds wanted to be "with Carrie" as soon as her daughter passed, to join her in the afterworld, in the light. I guess if one perceives death as a bad thing -- as many of the "2016 sucks" statements I'm reading online allude to -- then, yes, this is devastating.Why not turn it around to have a grateful heart which thanks these gr
  • Why Saying Goodbye To Teenage Icons Makes Us So Sad

    His greatest hits on repeat this past Christmas night, George Michael sang me back to my youth, and as I lay eyes wide, staring at the ceiling, I was once again sprawled out on my twin bed, walls plastered with supermodels of the '90s where countless hours were spent daydreaming about boys and school, and contemplating the social devastation of a 10 p.m. curfew.
    The passing of childhood and adolescent idols seems to stir up memories that might otherwise stay forgotten; wrapped up in our adult li
  • Drake And J.Lo May Have Confirmed Dating Rumours On Instagram

    Oh love Gods of 2016, please let this be true.
    Canadian rapper Drake and superstar Jennifer Lopez may have just put those dating rumours to bed.The pair both posted the same cuddling picture on Instagram on Tuesday, and are possibly already finishing each other's sentences as well.The image, posted twice without a caption, shows the 30-year-old "Fake Love" rapper holding and snuggling with the 47-year-old singer. A photo posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Dec 27, 2016 at 11:38pm PSTDati
  • In Memoriam: Notable Canadians We Lost In 2016

    Canada said goodbye to many notable Canadians this year — figures in politics, business and the arts who left their mark on many of us.
    We fired up the playlists to honour singer songwriter Leonard Cohen who passed away in November.And looked a little longer at the works of artists Daphne Odjig and Annie Pootoogook who both died this year.
    Politics is a divisive field but class and respect stood above all with the passing of politicians including MP Mauril Belanger and former Alberta premi
  • The Biggest Celebrity Divorces Of 2016

    Breakups are painful for pretty much everyone — even when your favourite celebrity duo calls it quits.
    From Hollywood's golden stars to music power couples to the twosome responsible for pretty much the entire "Underworld" series, we look at 24 couples who got divorced in 2016.While we only included married couples on our list, some of the most shocking splits of the year were between engaged couples like Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney, James Packer and Mariah Carey, and Ryan Phillippe and Pa
  • Mariah Carey's Christmas Carpool Karaoke Is The Perfect Send-Off To 2016

    It's the perfect Carpool Karaoke to end 2016.
    In a special Christmas version of James Corden's popular TV segment that aired this week, Mariah Carey joins "The Late Late Show With James Corden" host to sing her holiday anthem, "All I Want for Christmas Is You."
    The twosome drive around Los Angeles in an SUV filled with presents in the backseat and a Christmas tree tied to the roof while singing Carey's classic 1994 song. For the occasion, the "Mariah's World" star dons a low-cut red leather jack
  • Bruno Mars And James Corden Are Perfect For Each Other On Carpool Karaoke

    Leave it to James Corden to end our year with the mostfun carpool karaoke yet.Bruno Mars joined the host of the "The Late Late Show with James Corden" on Tuesday for the latest edition of Corden's hit segment.The "24K Magic" singer talked to Corden about everything from Elvis to his new look to even his fake upcoming album, "Wine and Wet Wipes."
    And in true carpool karaoke fashion, the duo sing the 31-year-old's biggest hits like "Uptown Funk,""Locked Out Of Heaven" and "Grenade."Watch the full
  • Alan Thicke: Being Canadian Is A 'Unique Thing I Carry With Me'

    While Alan Thicke built a career in the U.S., he was born in Kirkland Lake, Ont., and loved to represent his Canadian roots and came up here whenever he could.
    Here are a few of Thicke's ties to his homeland:CANUCK TV: Thicke got his start on the small screen here, hosting the game show "First Impressions" in Montreal in the 1970s and his own talk show, "The Alan Thicke Show," in the early '80s.He also worked at the CBC, where his list of show credits included producing roles on "The Rene Simard
  • Alan Thicke Dead: Canadian Actor Passes Away At Age 69

    One of the most beloved TV dads, Alan Thicke, has died at the age of 69.
    A publicist for Thicke's son, singer Robin Thicke, said the actor died from a heart attack on Tuesday in Los Angeles. She had no further details.
    According to the Hollywood Reporter, Thicke had a heart attack while playing hockey with another son on Tuesday evening.
    Alan Thicke poses at the Daytime Emmy Awards in 2015. (Photo: Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
    Born in Kirkland Lake, Ont., Thicke's most recognizable role was as
  • Cassettes Are Cool Again!

    Well let's face it -- cassettes were never actually cool. I remember as a teen flipping through CDs at the music store in the mall before settling for the cassette version of the album I wanted because I was a broke youth and tape was half the price. Compact Discs were awesome and I felt inadequate with my Walkman while the in-crowd had their anti-shock, mega bass Discmans. Damn those rich kids and their instant ability to choose which song to play...
    I was so cash-strapped that I'd often record
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