Provinces and territories of Canada

  1. 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 ...

  2. Ron Sexsmith Returns

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST Canadian singer songwriter Ron Sexsmith will release his 11th album "Long Player, Late Bloomer" in February/March 2011. Sexsmith achieved a wider audience when he appeared on "Whatever It Takes," the closing track on Michael Bu ...

  3. Vancouver Games Anthem Gets French-Language Redo

    March 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Vancouver Games anthem "I Believe" has been reshot to include French-language lyrics to appease Quebec critics of the Vancouver Games broadcast. The Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, which is airing the Vancouver Games nationwide, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Olympic Concert Accident Injures Fans

    February 18, 2010 12:00 AM EST Vancouver Olympic organizers are investigating a Live Nation-produced rock concert at the 2010 Winter Games where a barricade collapse left 19 people injured. The incident is the latest in an accident-prone Winter Olympics caused in part by warm a ...

  6. Anne Murray To Release Autobiography

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Canadian music legend Anne Murray will release her autobiography, "All of Me," in late 2009, her publisher has announced. "After being on tour for most of my adult life, the time was right to stop and reflect," Murray said in a ...

  7. Costello, The Roots Set For Whistler Music Festival

    May 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Costello and the Imposters, the Roots and Broken Social Scene have been tapped for this year's inaugural Whistler Music Festival, to be held July 19-20 at Tube Park at Base II on the side of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler, B.C. Other ar ...

  8. Oscar Peterson Mourned By Jazz Colleagues

    December 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Oscar Peterson's dazzling keyboard technique, commanding sense of swing and mastery of different piano styles could leave even his most accomplished peers awe-struck. His death brought forth tributes from jazz pianists spanning the generation ...

  9. Scotchmer To Exit Canadian Songwriters Hall

    April 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame's (CSHF) first executive director and gala co-executive producer, Jody Scotchmer, will leave the organization May 15 following four years in the position. In a statement Scotchmer said she is planning on ...

  10. Winnipeg To Host Canadian Country Music Week In '08

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) has announced that Winnipeg, Manitoba, will be host city for the 2008 Canadian Country Music Week and Awards, which will be held Sept. 5-8, 2008. The awards show will be held at the MTS Centre on Sept. ...

  11. Canada's 'Godfather Of Celtic Music' Cameron Dies

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Canadian "godfather of Celtic music," singer/guitarist/songwriter John Allan Cameron, died on Wed. (Nov. 22) following a five-year battle with cancer. He was 67. The Canadian "godfather of Celtic music," singer/guitarist/so ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. New Venue Coalition Will Expand Arena Content

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The joint venture joins Apregan and Paquin Groups. The newly-formed Venue Coalition, a joint venture between Jeff Apregan of the Apregan Group and Gilles Paquin of the Paquin Entertainment Group, will help identify programming opportunities to its ...

  14. Saskatchewan Raises Film, TV Tax Credit

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Canadian province of Saskatchewan on Nov. 3 said it was raising its refundable tax credit to as high as 55% for each film or TV project, foreign or domestic, shot locally. TORONTO (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Canadian province of Saskatchew ...

  15. Oscar Peterson To Be Honored By Canada Post

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New postage stamp to celebrate jazz great's life. Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, who's international career that spans more than 50 years, is being honored by Canada Post in a new postage stamp celebrating his life. The unveiling ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Bryan Adams Leads 'Canada For Asia'

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Benefit raises millions for tsunami victims. The "Canada for Asia" benefit concert Thursday night (Jan. 13) raised $4 million Canadian ($3.29 million) for victims of the Indian Ocean tsunami, according to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., ...

  20. Canadian Artists Bring Biz Issues To Gov't

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music in Canada Coalition to meet with MPs. Blue Rodeo frontman Jim Cuddy and singer/songwriters Tom Cochrane, Gilles Valiquette and Amy Sky are among the musician members of the Music in Canada Coalition who will head to Ottawa tomorrow (Nov. 24) ...

  21. 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 ...