While plunging temperatures often push others indoors, in Winnipeg it is a different story. Especially on Saturday. Temperatures dropped as low as -29 C, but that didn’t stop Manitobans from getting outside and enjoying everything winter had to offer. People across the city headed to Fort Whyte Alive for free
Sue Grafton, author of the best-selling “alphabet series” of mystery novels, has died in Santa Barbara. She was 77. Grafton was surrounded by family, including husband Steven Humphrey, when she died Thursday after a two-year battle with cancer, her daughter, Jamie Clark, posted on the author’s website. “Although we knew
Quebec music producer André Di Cesare, a longtime player in the province’s music industry who helped singer Roch Voisine rise to global success, has died at 70. His sister Johanne Di Cesare confirmed he died in hospital on Sunday. An important figure in Quebec’s music industry in the 1980s and 1990s, Di
Johnny Bower didn’t really want to come to Toronto. But the pint-sized goalie with the big heart went on to become part of Maple Leafs lore. Bower, a two-time Vezina Trophy winner who helped the Leafs win their last Stanley Cup championship in 1967, died on Tuesday. A statement from
Canadian actor Bruce Gray, who was a prolific presence on the stage and screen with roles including an investment banker on the series Traders and the hapless father of the groom in the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding, has died. Mike Pashak, Gray’s good friend of nearly a decade,
Former Calgary Flames defenceman Zarley Zalapski has died at the age of 49 after suffering complications related to a viral infection, according to a statement sent on behalf of the family. Zalapski was admitted to the Foothills Hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit in October with a viral infection, according the statement.
Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, a confidant to the stars who fell from grace amid Britain’s investigation of past sexual abuse, died Sunday after collapsing in prison. He was 74. Once one of the most powerful figures in British entertainment, Clifford was convicted in 2014 of eight counts of indecent assault
Shashi Kapoor, a leading Bollywood actor and producer from the 1970s and ’80s, has died after a long illness. He was 79. A family member, Randhir Kapoor, said he passed away Monday at Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, where he was being treated for a kidney ailment. Kapoor acted in more
David Cassidy, the 70s heartthrob who played Keith on “The Partridge Family,” died Tuesday at the age of 67. Cassidy’s family confirmed the news, NBC and BBC News reported. His publicist confirmed the news to Variety saying his death was a complication from dementia. Cassidy had recently been admitted to
John Hillerman, who played stuffed-shirt Higgins to Tom Selleck’s freewheeling detective Thomas Magnum in the 1980s TV series “Magnum, P.I.” has died, his nephew said Thursday. Hillerman was 84. Hillerman, who had been in declining health, died Thursday of natural causes at his home in Houston, nephew Chris Tritico said.