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  1. One Dead, Three Injured in Stage Collapse Before Radiohead Show in Toronto

    June 16, 2012 5:06 PM EDT Helicopter views of the collapsed stage at Downsview Park in Toronto Saturday (Video: Associated Press) A stage at Toronto's Downsview Park collapsed hours before a scheduled Radiohead concert, killing one person and injuring at least three, ...

  2. New Canadian Music Site Launches In The Wake of FYIMusic's Shuttering

    April 04, 2012 12:17 PM EDT Screenshot of the FYIMusic.ca site that now redirects users to the newly launched NewCanadianMusic.ca site. Canada's only dedicated music industry news source, FYIMusic.ca, has shut down. In its place FYIMuisc publisher David Farrell [a forme ...

  3. Gary Slaight of Slaight Communications To Be Honored At 2012 Juno Awards

    December 01, 2011 12:59 PM EST Gary Slaight, whose family built a radio empire in Canada and has donated millions to various music, youth and arts initiatives, will be honoured with the 2012 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Scie ...

  4. Kelly Clarkson Plots 'Stronger' 2012 Tour

    November 14, 2011 3:46 PM EST Kelly Clarkson will spend the first three months of 2012 on the road in the North America supporting her latest studio album, "Stronger." The pop star announced the first leg of her Stronger Tour 2012 on Monday (Nov. 14), with singer-son ...

  5. Olympic Anthem Tops Billboard Canadian Hot 100

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Teen singer Nikki Yanofsky's "I Believe" (Decca/Universal Music), which is the official Winter Olympics theme used in broadcaster CTV's coverage, has moved 44-1 on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100. "I Believe" topped th ...

  6. Jacksoul's Haydain Neale Succumbs To Cancer

    November 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Haydain Neale, a singer/songwriter with the Canadian group jacksoul, and former president of the Songwriters Association of Canada, died today at the age of 39. Neale, who suffered serious injuries when his Vespa scooter collided with a car in Tor ...

  7. 2009 Edgefest Unveils Lineup

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Billy Talent, AFI, Alexisonfire, Metric, K-OS, the Stills and Arkells, among others, will head the bill for the 2009 Edgefest, to be held June 20 at Downsview Park in Toronto. The Goldenvoice-produced festival will also include Beast, Clothes Make ...

  8. Mogul Ted Rogers Dies In Toronto

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ted Rogers, who transformed a single Toronto FM radio station into the North American broadcasting, publishing and telecoms conglomerate Rogers Communications, died Tuesday at his home in Toronto. He was 75. He was hospitalized in late October for ...

  9. Canadian Minister Oda In Fundraiser Row

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Canadian heritage minister Bev Oda is being accused of a "conflict of interest" for raising C$15,000 ($13,267) at a fundraiser organized by three top Canadian broadcasting industry leaders in May 2005 Canadian heritage minister Bev Oda i ...

  10. Canada's Sonic Unyon, EMI Form JV

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Labwork Music to launch Oct. 31. Canadian-based independent label Sonic Unyon Records will launch a new affiliated label Labwork Music Oct. 31 in a joint effort with EMI Music Canada. Labwork Music, based in Hamilton, Ontario, will be distributed ...

  11. Canadian Live 8 To Be At Molson Park, Ontario

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian Live 8 concert will be held at Molson Park in Barrie, Ontario on July 2, Canadian concert promoter Michael Cohl confirmed today (June 21) at a Toronto press conference. The Canadian Live 8 concert will be held at Molson Park in Barrie ...

  12. Canadian Live 8 To Be At Molson Park, Ontario

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian Live 8 concert will be held at Molson Park in Barrie, Ontario on July 2, Canadian concert promoter Michael Cohl confirmed at a Toronto press conference. The Canadian Live 8 concert will be held at Molson Park in Barrie, Ontario on Jul ...

  13. Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Picks Toronto As Home

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New building to be located in heart of downtown. Toronto was selected by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today (May 17) as the site of the new Canadian Music Hall of Fame (CMHF). A new $38 million (Canadian funds) shopp ...

  14. Linus, spinART Link For Joint Venture

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Toronto-based independent label Linus Entertainment and New York-based spinART Records have announced a joint venture. Toronto-based independent label Linus Entertainment and New York-based spinART Records have announced a joint venture. Material ...