Wednesday, May 22, 2019

RIP Tony … You will be missed

It is with great sadness that we announce that Tony Rosato, former star of SCTV and Saturday Night Live has passed away. An official statement...

Calvin Rand, co-founder of Ontario’s Shaw Festival, dies at 87

Calvin Rand, the co-founder and founding board chairman of Ontario’s Shaw Festival, has died at the age of 87. Rand, of Buffalo, N.Y., teamed with...

TIFF founder Bill Marshall dead at 77

Toronto International Film Festival founder William (Bill) Marshall has died at age 77 after suffering a cardiac arrest, according to a family statement released through...

Alan Thicke Honored in Memorial Attended by Full Growing Pains Cast, Bob Saget, Alex...

Many Hollywood stars turned out to honor Alan Thicke Sunday night. The entire cast of Growing Pains, including Leonardo DiCaprio and Kirk Cameron; Bog Saget; Alex Trebek; Bill Maher and more...

Canadian entertainer Gordie Tapp of ‘Hee Haw’ dead at 94

Canadian entertainer Gordie Tapp, a comedian, musician, script writer and pitchman, died Sunday from complications of pneumonia at age 94. Born in London, Ont., the...

Alan Thicke 1947 – 2016

You never want to hear about anyone dying at 69, and I can’t imagine the heartache his 19-year-old son Carter experienced watching his dad being stricken...

Canadian actor Alan Thicke, the Dad on the Sitcom ‘Growing Pains,’ Dies at 69

Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69, his publicist confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The actor reportedly had a heart attack while playing hockey...

Comedy world mourns death of Jo-Anna Downey

The comedy community in Toronto and beyond is mourning the loss of Jo-Anna Downey. The standup comedian, who hosted two popular comedy nights in the...

Canadian Cable TV Pioneer Israel “Sruki” Switzer Dies at 87

Switzer built parts of Falcon Cable, the Los Angeles-based cable system, for founder Marc Nathanson. Canadian cable pioneer Israel "Sruki" Switzer, who built and consulted...

Award-winning ‘Corner Gas’ star Janet Wright dead at 71

Award-winning stage and screen actress Janet Wright, best known for her portrayal of the long-suffering matriarch on "Corner Gas," has died, according to CTV,...

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