Sunday, June 16, 2019

KARL LAGERFELD, CHANEL FASHION DESIGNER, DEAD AT 85

Superstar fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85, in Paris following a short illness.

JOE SCHLESINGER, ONE OF CANADA’S FOREMOST JOURNALISTS, HAS DIED AT 90

Schlesinger spent decades covering some of the most significant events of the 20th and 21st centuries

FORMER PUBLISHER JACK STODDART HAD GRAND DREAMS FOR CANADA’S BOOK INDUSTRY

“It frustrated him beyond measure that he couldn’t convince the government that a simple tax credit similar to that which supports the movie and television industries would have put the book business on a strong footing,”

MARK ELLIOT, FORMER NEWSTALK1010 HOST OF “PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE” HAS DIED

Mark Elliot hosted the call-in program People Helping People on Saturday nights from 2001 until December of 2016.

REMEMBERING PEPITA FERRARI (1952-2018)

The National Film Board of Canada deeply mourns the loss of documentary filmmaker, producer and author Pepita Ferrari, who died on December 30 at her home in Lac Brome, at the age of 66.

JANN ARDEN MOURNS DEATH OF HER MOTHER AFTER ALZHEIMER’S BATTLE

Jann Arden shared some sad news with fans, revealing that her mother has passed away following a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

MIKE ‘BEARD GUY’ TAYLOR FROM CANADIAN BAND WALK OFF THE EARTH HAS DIED

Group says 'beloved brother and band member' died Saturday in his sleep

HARRY LESLIE SMITH, VETERAN TURNED SOCIAL ACTIVIST, DIES AT 95

Prominent activist, author was in critical condition in eastern Ontario hospital

HOW STAN LEE CHANGED CANADIAN COMIC CREATOR TODD MCFARLANE’S LIFE WHEN HE WAS 16

The word "giant" just isn't big enough to encapsulate what Stan Lee meant to the world of comics, says Canadian comics creator Todd McFarlane.

Stan Lee Dead at 95: Comic Book Legend Populated the Marvel Universe With Iron...

The feisty writer, editor and publisher was responsible for such iconic characters as Spider-Man, the X-Men, Thor, Iron Man, Black Panther and the Fantastic Four — 'nuff said.

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