Events from the year
2013 in . Canada
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January to March [ edit ]
January 1 - Quebec tax law changes from charging a 9.5% Quebec Sales Tax (QST) on a consumer sale plus the goods and services tax (GST), to a 9.975% QST on just the consumer sale, having no effect to the consumer, as the GST is 5%. [1 ]
January 21 - The Charbonneau Commission resumes its hearings.
February 3 - The St. Albert cheese factory in eastern Ontario is ravaged by fire. There were no injuries and the Provincial Police leads to the survey. [2 ]
February 4 - The Royal Canadian Mint discontinues distribution of the penny. [3 ]
Hundreds of people demonstrated against the reform of the federal Employment Insurance in
Tracadie-Sheila, New Brunswick. [4 ]
Kathleen Wynne is sworn in as premier of Ontario, following a leadership election, becoming Ontario's first female premier and Canada's first openly gay premier; the election was also the first time that two women had competed for the leadership of the party, and the first time in Canadian history that six provinces or territories have simultaneously had female premiers.
February 27 - NDP MP of Jonquière—Alma, Claude Patry crosses the floor to the Bloc Québécois. [5 ]
February 28 - Seasonal workers protest against reform of federal Employment Insurance in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, while Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an appearance there to talk about the reform. [6 ]
March 13 - Chris Hadfield became the first Canadian to be the master on board the International Space Station (ISS), to the successor to the American NASA Kevin Ford. [7 ]
March 14 - Following controversy over campaign donations made during the 2011 election, Peter Penashue resigns as Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and as MP for Labrador to contest the seat in a by-election. [8 ]
March 19 – Frank Fagan becomes Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, replacing John Crosbie.
March 21 - A massive pileup on Alberta Highway 2 during winter storm conditions injures approximately 100 people.
April to June [ edit ]
April 4 to 13 - Suicide and funeral of Rehtaeh Parsons
April 13 - The NDP leader Thomas Mulcair receives 92.3% vote of confidence in the national congress in Montreal.
April 14 – Justin Trudeau is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.
April 19 - Opening of Musée Grévin Montreal
April 26 - Edmonton Remand Centre workers walk off the job, starting a wildcat strike, in a dispute over safety deficiencies. Other union jail and court workers protested in support, in the following days.
May 5 - The Canadian Forces Naval Jack is renamed the Canadian Naval Ensign, and it swaps roles with the National Flag on Her Majesty's Canadian ships
May 13 - Liberal candidate Yvonne Jones wins the federal by-election in Labrador. [9 ]
May 14 – The British Columbia Liberal Party wins its fourth straight majority in the 2013 British Columbia election. The British Columbia New Democratic Party remains the official opposition, losing two seats, and the Green Party of British Columbia wins its first seat.
June 3 - The provincial government of Quebec places the city of Laval under trusteeship due to the ongoing crisis of corruption allegations against the city council at the Charbonneau Commission hearings. Florent Gagné, a former head of the [12 ] Sûreté du Québec, will serve as the city's head trustee, with responsibility for reviewing and approving or rejecting all decisions made by city council. [12 ]
June 5 - Radio-Canada, the French-language arm of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, announces a plan to rebrand its broadcasting services as Ici. [13 ]
June 17 - Following an investigation into allegations of municipal corruption at Quebec's Charbonneau Commission hearings, the provincial anti-corruption unit arrests and presses charges against three political figures in Montreal, including incumbent mayor Michael Applebaum, former city councillor Saulie Zajdel and a city bureaucrat. [17 ]
June 18 - After just seven months in office, Michael Applebaum resigns as Mayor of Montreal after his arrest on corruption charges. [18 ]
June 19– 25 - Over 100,000 people in major centres in Southern Alberta are displaced due to catastrophic flooding.
June 25 - Laurent Blanchard is selected as the new Mayor of Montreal in a vote at Montreal City Council. [19 ]
June 28 - After just seven months in office, Alexandre Duplessis resigns as mayor of Laval, Quebec following allegations that he solicited prostitutes while in office. [20 ]
July to September [ edit ]
July 2 - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police Integrated National Security Enforcement Team-led Project Souvenir concludes with the arrests of Amanda Marie Korody and John Stewart Nuttall, both of Surrey, BC, on numerous terrorism-related criminal charges. [21 ]
July 3 - Martine Beaugrand is selected as the new mayor of Laval, Quebec, following the resignation of Alexandre Duplessis on June 28. [22 ]
July 6 - A 73-car freight train carrying crude oil derails in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, catching fire and exploding, killing 47. [23 ]
July 8 - The Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews resigns as Minister and as MP for Provencher, citing a desire to spend more time with his family. [24 ]
July 31 - Former interim Liberal leader and Toronto Centre MP Bob Rae resigns in order to become First Nations negotiator in the Northern Ontario Ring of Fire mining development. [25 ] [26 ]
August 3 - An African rock python snake escaped a pet store in Campbellton, New Brunswick, went through the HVAC system and eventually suffocated two children sleeping in an adjacent apartment. [27 ]
August 22 - For the second anniversary of his death, a bronze life-sized statue of Jack Layton on a tandem bike is unveiled at the Toronto Island Ferry terminal in Toronto, simultaneously with the terminal being renamed Jack Layton Ferry Terminal in his honor. [28 ]
September 12 - Maria Mourani, Bloc Québécois MP for Ahuntsic, is expelled from caucus due to comments she made against the Quebec Charter of Values proposed by the Parti Québécois government of Pauline Marois. [31 ]
September 18 - Six people are killed in Ottawa in a collision between a Via Rail train and a double-decker OC Transpo bus. [32 ]
September 26 - Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro leaves the Conservative caucus after being charged with breaking campaign rules during the 2008 election. [33 ]
October to December [ edit ]
October 8 - Nova Scotia general election, 2013. Nova Scotia elects a majority Liberal government led by Stephen McNeil. The Progressive Conservatives take second place to form the official opposition and the NDP are relegated to third party from a previous majority Government.
October 9 - Two personnel branches of the Canadian Armed Forces are renamed: Canadian Forces Medical Service to Royal Canadian Medical Service and Canadian Forces Dental Services to Royal Canadian Dental Corps.
October 17 - The RCMP enforce an injunction in Rexton, New Brunswick resulting in a violent confrontation at a blockade site protesting shale gas exploration. At least 40 people were arrested and five police cars caught fire. [34 ]
October 18 - The Government of Canada signs a tentative free trade agreement with the European Union. [35 ]
October 22 – Stephen McNeil is sworn in as premier of Nova Scotia, following a general election.
October 28 - Nunavut general election, 2013
November 5 - Senators Patrick Brazeau, Mike Duffy, and Pamela Wallin's salaries are suspended after accusations of inappropriate expense claims in the Senate expenses scandal. [36 ]
November 6 - Conservative MP Ted Menzies resigns as MP for Macleod. [37 ]
November 15 - The Legislative Assembly of Nunavut chooses Peter Taptuna as its premier. [38 ]
November 25 - Federal by-election in Bourassa, Brandon—Souris, Provencher and Toronto Centre
November 30 - The oldest airfield in Canada, Edmonton City Centre (Blatchford Field) Airport, closes. [39 ]
January 6 – The 2012–13 NHL lockout ends, and the regular season starts January 19.
January 13- 20 - 2013 Canadian Figure Skating Championships - Mississauga, Ontario
February 16- 24 - 2013 Scotties Tournament of Hearts - Kingston, Ontario
March 2- 10 - 2013 Tim Hortons Brier - Edmonton, Alberta March 10-
17 - 2013 World Figure Skating Championships - London, Ontario
April 2- 9 - 2013 IIHF Women's World Championship - Ottawa, Ontario
May 6 - 2013 CFL Draft
June 9 - 2013 Canadian Grand Prix
August 2- 17 2013 Canada Summer Games - Sherbrooke, Quebec
August 8- 18 - 2013 Men's Pan American Cup, Brampton, Ontario
August 10-18 - Canada at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia
November 24 - At the 101st Grey Cup, the Saskatchewan Roughriders defeat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Mosaic Stadium at Taylor Field in Regina.
December 1- 8 - 2013 Canadian Olympic Curling Trials - Winnipeg, Manitoba
December 12 - 2013 CFL Expansion Draft, Ottawa, Ontario
January 2 - Wren Blair, 87, hockey coach and manager ( Minnesota North Stars, Pittsburgh Penguins) (born 1925). [40 ]
January 3 - Ted Godwin, 79, artist (born 1933). [41 ]
January 4 – Murray Henderson, 91, hockey player ( Boston Bruins) (born 1921). [42 ]
January 6 - Dalia Wood, 88, senator (born 1924)
January 8 - Kenojuak Ashevak, 85, Inuit artist (born 1927). [47 ]
January 9 - John Wise, 77, politician, MP for Elgin (1972–1988); Minister of Agriculture (1979–1980; 1984–1988) (born 1935). [48 ]
January 10 - Daniel McCarthy, 86, television producer ( , The Friendly Giant , Mr. Dressup ) (born Sesame Park 1926). [49 ]
January 14 - Conrad Bain, 89, actor ( ) (born Maude, Diff'rent Strokes 1923). [53 ]
January 19 - Harold Marshall, 94, military (born 1918)
January 20 - Richard Garneau, 82, sports journalist (born 1930). [59 ]
January 24 - Jim Wallwork, 93, British-born World War II glider pilot (born 1919). [62 ]
January 26 - Daurene Lewis, 68, politician, nation's first black female mayor (born 1943). [65 ]
January 27 - Gérard Dufresne, 95 or 94, politician and military officer (born 1918 or 1919)
January 30 - Diane Marleau, 69, former Member of Parliament and cabinet minister (born 1943). [66 ]
February 2 - Jack Singer, 95, businessman and philanthropist (born 1917). [67 ]
February 4 - Achilla Orru, 53, Uganda-born blind musician (born 1950)
February 6 - Arthé Guimond, 81, Roman Catholic prelate, Archbishop of Grouard-McLennan (2000–2006) (born 1931). [68 ]
February 12 - Marion Bryden, 94, politician (born 1918). [71 ]
February 15 - John A. MacNaughton, 67, financier and executive, Hodgkin's lymphoma (born 1945). [72 ]
February 16 - Claudette Boyer, 75, politician, member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Ottawa—Vanier (1999–2003), intercranial hemorrhage (born 1938). [73 ]
February 17 - André Gingras, 46, dancer and choreographer, cancer (born 1966). [74 ]
February 18 - Craig McKinley, 48, physician and aquanaut ( NEEMO 7 mission) (born 1964). [75 ]
February 19 - Eugene Whelan, 88, politician, MP for Essex South (1962–1968), for Essex (1968–1984), Senator for SW Ontario (1996–1999), stroke complications (born 1924). [76 ]
February 20 - Jean Gauthier, 75, ice hockey player ( Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Boston Bruins) (born 1937). [77 ]
Roy Brown Jr., 96, car design engineer ( Edsel, Ford Consul, Ford Cortina), complications of Parkinson's disease and pneumonia (born 1916). [78 ]
John Driftmier, 30, television director, plane crash (born 1982). [79 ]
Alexis Nihon II, 67, real estate businessman, Olympic wrestler for The Bahamas ( 1968), cancer (born 1946). [80 ]
February 25 - Herb Epp, 78, politician, MPP of the Ontario Legislature for Waterloo North (1977–1990) (born 1934). [81 ]
February 26 - William Perehudoff, 94, painter (born 1919). [82 ]
February 27 - Doreen Kimura, 79 or 80, psychologist who was professor at Simon Fraser University (born 1933)
March 4 - Michael D. Moore, 98, film director, second unit director and silent-era child actor, heart failure (born 1914). [83 ]
March 5 - Toren Smith, 52, manga publisher and translator (born 1960). [84 ]
March 10 - Jim Anderson, 82, ice hockey player ( Springfield Indians) and coach ( Washington Capitals) (born 1930). [88 ]
March 11 - Doug Christie, 66, lawyer and free speech activist, liver cancer (born 1946). [89 ]
March 14 -
March 15 - Shannon Larratt, 39, editor and publisher ( ) (born BMEzine 1973). [92 ]
March 17 - Jean-Noël Lavoie, 85, politician (born 1927). [93 ]
March 18 - Frank D. Selke, Jr., 83, ice hockey executive ( Montreal Canadiens, California Golden Seals) (born 1930). [94 ]
March 19 - Larry Gordon, 74, ice hockey general manager ( Edmonton Oilers) (born 1939). [95 ]
March 21 - Yvan Ducharme, 75, humorist and actor, COPD (born 1937). [96 ]
March 23 - Joe Weider, 93, bodybuilder and publisher, co-founder of the International Federation of BodyBuilders, founder of , heart ailment (born Muscle & Fitness 1919). [97 ]
Brian Huggins, 81, British-born journalist and actor ( ) (born Trailer Park Boys 1931). [100 ]
Ralph Klein, 70, politician, 12th Premier of Alberta (1992–2006), MLA for Calgary-Elbow (1989–2007), COPD and dementia (born 1942). [101 ]
Art Phillips, 82, politician, MP for Vancouver Centre (1979–1980), Mayor of Vancouver (1973–1977) (born 1930). [102 ]
March 30 - Peter Kormos, 60, former Ontario MPP for Niagara Centre and Welland (born 1952). [103 ]
April 11 - Shorty Jenkins, 77, curling icemaker (born 1935). [112 ]
April 15 - Richard Collins, 66, actor ( ), heart attack (born Trailer Park Boys 1947). [113 ]
April 20 - Deanna Durbin, singer and actress (born 1921) [117 ]
April 22 - Clément Marchand, 100, poet and journalist (born 1912). [119 ]
April 23 - Lawrence Morley, 93, geophysicist (born 1920). [120 ]
April 30 - Shirley Firth, 59, Gwich'in Olympic skier ( 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984) (born 1953). [121 ]
May 1 - Martin Kevan, 66, Kenyan-born film and voice actor ( ) and author, cancer (born Far Cry 3 1957). [122 ]
May 5 - Greg Quill, 66, Australian-born roots musician and entertainment critic ( ) (born Toronto Star 1947). [125 ]
May 7 - Mairuth Sarsfield, 88, broadcaster and author ( ) (born No Crystal Stair 1925). [127 ]
May 8 - Bill Langstroth, 81, country music producer ( ), inducted into Singalong Jubilee Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame (2011) (born 1932). [128 ]
May 9 - Huguette Oligny, 91, theatre actress (born 1922). [129 ]
May 11 - Doug Finley, 66, politician, Senator for Ontario (since 2009), Campaign Director during the 2006 and 2008 elections, colorectal cancer (born 1946). [130 ]
May 12 - Peter Worthington, 86, journalist ( ) and editor-in-chief ( Toronto Telegram ) (born Toronto Sun 1927). [131 ]
May 13 - Lynne Woolstencroft, 69, former mayor of Waterloo, Ontario (born 1943)
May 17 - Elijah Harper, 64, Cree politician and band chief, Manitoba MLA for Rupertsland (1981–1992); MP for Churchill (1993–1997), heart failure (born 1949). [136 ]
May 19 - Neil Reynolds, 72, newspaper editor ( ), cancer (born The Ottawa Citizen 1940). [137 ]
May 20 - Billy Dawe, 88, ice hockey player (born 1924)
May 23 - Epy Guerrero, 71, Dominican-born Major League Baseball scout ( Toronto Blue Jays)(born 1942). [138 ]
James Kelleher, 82, politician, MP for Sault Ste. Marie (1984–1988), member of Canadian Senate (1990–2005), heart failure (born 1930). [141 ]
Ian P. Howard, 85, psychologist and researcher in visual perception (born 1927)
Jane Purves, 63, politician and newspaper editor ( ), Halifax Chronicle Herald Nova Scotia MLA for Halifax Citadel (1999–2003), cancer (born 1950 or 1949). [142 ]
June 4 - Gaston Isabelle, 92, politician, MP for Hull electoral district (1979–1984) (born 1920)
Paul Cellucci, 65, American-born politician and diplomat, Ambassador to Canada (2001–2005), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (born 1948). [146 ]
Kyle Miller, 31, lacrosse player, cancer (born 1981). [147 ]
Philip White, 90, mayor of the borough of York, Ontario (1970–1978) (born 1923)
June 12 - Laslo Babits, 55, Olympic javelin thrower ( 1984) (born 1958). [148 ]
June 14 - Rod Bushie, 60, Anishinaabe elder, Grand Chief of Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (1997–2000), lung cancer (born 1953). [149 ]
June 16 - D. M. Schurman, 88, historian (born 1924). [150 ]
June 17 - Pierre F. Côté, 85, civil servant, Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec (1978–1997) (born 1927). [151 ]
June 24 - Andy Scott, 58, former federal Member of Parliament (born 1955) [155 ]
June 29 - Jack Gotta, 83, American-born CFL and WFL football player, coach and general manager ( Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Birmingham Americans) (born 1929). [156 ]
July 3 - Peter Torokvei, 62, actor, producer and screenwriter (born 1951). [159 ]
July 9 - Gaétan Soucy, 54, novelist, heart attack (born 1958). [160 ]
July 13 - Cory Monteith, 31, actor (born 1982)
July 16 - Alex Colville, 92, artist (born 1920)
July 18 - Peter Appleyard, 84, British-born jazz musician and composer, natural causes (born 1918). [161 ]
July 20 - Augustus Rowe, 92, physician and politician, Newfoundland and Labrador MLA for Carbonear (1971-1975), Health Minister (1972-1975). (born 1920) [164 ]
July 25 - Nic Gotham, 53, jazz saxophonist and composer ( ). Nigredo Hotel [165 ]
July 27 - Sammy Yatim, 18, murder victim (born 1995)
August 4 - Charles-Omer Valois, 89, Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Saint-Jérôme (1977–1997) (born 1924). [170 ]
August 8 - Les Ascott, 91, football player ( Toronto Argonauts) (born 1921). [175 ]
August 10 - Haji, 67, actress ( ) (born Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! 1946). [176 ]
August 13 - Paul O'Neill, 84, actor, writer, historian and broadcaster ( CBC) (born 1928). [177 ]
August 15 -
August 16 - Roy Bonisteel, 83, journalist (born 1930) [179 ]
August 23 - Red Burns, 88, academic (born 1925). [180 ]
September 7 - Barry Smith, 58, ice hockey player ( Boston Bruins) (born 1955). [183 ]
September 8 - Don Reichert, 81, artist (born 1932). [184 ]
September 13 - Jimmy Herman, 72, actor ( , Dances with Wolves ) (born North of 60 1940). [187 ]
September 14 - Phil A. Iafrati, 66, English–born Canadian soccer coach, multiple myeloma (born 1947). [188 ]
September 16 - Howard Sheppard, 79, politician (born 1933). [189 ]
September 17 - Larry Lake, 70, American–born broadcaster and musician (born 1943). [190 ]
September 20 - Jim Charlton, 102, coin dealer and numismatic publisher (born 1911). [193 ]
September 21 - Michel Brault, 85, film director (born 1928). [194 ]
September 25 - Bennet Wong, 83, psychiatrist (born 1930). [197 ]
September 26 - Denis Brodeur, 82, Olympic bronze-medalist ice hockey player ( 1956) and photographer (born 1930). [198 ]
September 29 - Roy Peterson, 77, editorial cartoonist (born 1936). [199 ]
October 5 - Fred Mifflin, 75, politician and naval officer, MP for Bonavista—Trinity—Conception (1988–2000) (born 1938. [200 ]
October 6 - Ulysses Curtis, 87, American-born CFL football player ( Toronto Argonauts) (born 1926). [201 ]
October 12 - Michelle Madoff, 85, politician, member of the Pittsburgh City Council (1978–1993) (born 1928). [204 ]
October 16 - Bruno Bonamigo, 48, television director ( ), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (born Le Téléjournal Grand Montréal 1965). [205 ]
October 18 - Allan Stanley, 87, Hall of Fame ice hockey player (born 1926). [208 ]
October 25 - Paul Reichmann, 83, Austria-born businessman and real estate mogul ( Olympia and York) (born 1930). [209 ]
October 30 - Leo Gravelle, 88, ice hockey player (born 1925). [210 ]
October 31 - Murray Cardiff, 79, politician (born 1934). [211 ]
See also [ edit ]
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^ Jim Wallwork: Decorated glider pilot who took part in D-Day and Operation Market Garden, The Independent
^ Video game, TV composer Normand Corbeil dies. msn.com, January 28, 2013
^ John Wood, 62, captured silver medal in canoeing singles at 1976 Montreal Olympics thestar.com, January 28, 2013
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^ Prominent real estate developer and philanthropist Jack Singer dies|CTV News
^ Bishop Arthé Guimond|catholic-hierachy.org
^ Gérard Asselin, ancien député fédéral, est mort | Est du Québec, Radio-Canada.ca (in French)
^ In Memory of Canadian Olympic skier William Archibald Irwin
^ Marion Bryden Obituary, legacy.com, February 18, 2013
^ Canadian investment banker and visionary John MacNaughton dies at 67 | Toronto Star
^ Décès de la directrice générale de l'ACFO d'Ottawa Claudette Boyer (French)
^ Choreograaf André Gingras (1966-2013): vrije geest met fascinatie voor het lichaam(Dutch)
^ Craig Anthony McKinley - Obituaries - North Bay, ON| Sun Media
^ Former Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan dead at the age of 88 - Yahoo! News Canada
^ Jean-Philippe GAUTHIER Obituary: View Jean-Philippe GAUTHIER's Obituary by The Gazette
^ Roy Brown Jr., proud designer of the Ford Edsel, dies at 96 - The Washington Post
^ Canadian Reality TV Director John Driftmier Killed In Kenyan Plane Crash
^ Alexis Nihon II dies of cancer, age 67 |Montreal.ctvnews.ca
^ Former Waterloo MPP and mayor Herb Epp dies at 78 | TheSpec.com
^ Saskatchewan modern artist William Perehudoff dies at 94. CBC News, February 27, 2013.
^ Micky Moore dies at 98; director and early Hollywood actor - latimes.com
^ Toren Smith Passes, 52 - Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors
^ "Stompin’ Tom Connors dies at age 77". , March 6, 2013. Toronto Star
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^ Springfield pro hockey great Jimmy Anderson dies at 82|masslive.com
^ Doug Christie, defence lawyer in controversial cases, dies at 66 - Local - Times Colonist
^ Friends, family pay tribute to former Social Credit MLA Walter Buck, dead at 82
^ FLQ October Crisis key player Paul Rose dies. CBC News. Retrieved on 2013-03-14.
^ RIP Shannon Larratt 1973-2013
^ Décès de l'ex-maire et député de Laval Jean-Noël Lavoie, radio-canada.ca, 3 April 2013 (in French)
^ Former NHL and Special Olympics executive Selke passes away
^ Larry Gordon first Edmonton Oilers NHL GM passes away
^ Le père des Insolences d'un téléphone rend l'âme (French)
^ Statement on the Passing of Joe Weider
^ Former NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming passes away
^ Huggins Brian Edgar August 30th 1931 March 29th 2013 It | The Chronicle Herald
^ Ralph Klein dies at age 70|CBC
^ Former Vancouver mayor Art Phillips dead at 82 - British Columbia Cbc.ca
^ "Former NDP politician Peter Kormos dead at 60". CBC News. 30 March 2013 . Retrieved 30 March 2013.
^ Obituary: Marjorie Anthony Linden
^ Kildare Dobbs dead: Author, editor was an Order of Canada recipient | Afterword | Arts | National Post
^ Former Tory cabinet minister Bob Elgie dead at 84 | Metro
^ Former highways minister Graham Lea dies - Sports - Times Colonist
^ Fergy Brown, former York mayor, ‘very red Tory,’ dead at 90, thestar.com, 4 April 2013
^ Canadian sportscasting pioneer Johnny Esaw dies at 87
^ "‘Punk-rock renaissance man’ Greg Kramer dies on eve of rehearsals". , April 9, 2013. The Globe and Mail
^ Postmedia chairman, Tim Hortons board member Ronald Osborne dies at 66
^ Curlers, fans, icemakers mourn passing of Shorty Jenkins » Canadian Curling Association
^ Actor Richard Collins aka Philadelphia Collins from the Trailer Park Boys has passed away.
^ Sports legend Lund dies at 87
^ "Rita MacNeil dies at 68 after surgery; son says she had been planning summer concerts". , April 17, 2013. Toronto Star
^ George Beverly Shea dies; sang with Billy Graham. , April 17, 2013. USA Today
^ "Deanna Durbin, child star from Hollywood's golden age, dies", Entertainment Weekly (Entertainment Weekly Inc.), May 2, 2013 , retrieved May 4, 2013
^ Gerard Amerongen, former Speaker of Alberta legislature, dead at 98
^ Décès du poète et éditeur Clément Marchand, ledevoir.com
^ Lawrence Morley
^ FasterSkier.com — Canada Mourns Passing of One of Its Greats, Shirley Firth
^ Martin Kevan, Actor and Author, Deceased | Montreal Gazette
^ Elder who helped start Yukon land claim process dies at 86 - North - CBC News
^ Bo Elik Obituary
^ Toronto Star entertainment columnist Greg Quill, dies. , May 5, 2013. Toronto Star
^ Michael Angelo SPENSIERI Obituary, legacy.com
^ Mairuth SARSFIELD Obituary
^ Country music producer Bill Langstroth dies at 81. , May 8, 2013. Yahoo! News Canada
^ Huguette Oligny Grand Dame of Canadian Theatre has died at 91 | Montreal Gazette
^ CBC Senator Doug Finley dead aged 66
^ Peter Worthington, 1927-2013 - The Daily Beast:
^ Newfoundland satirist Ray Guy dies at 74 - Nfld. & Labrador - CBC News
^ Track champion, coach Dave Lyon dies - Winnipeg Free Press
^ Former CAC president, longtime track broadcaster Geoff Gowan dies at 83 - Yahoo! Sports Canada
^ Riders mourn passing of Bryan Illerbrun
^ Elijah Harper, key player in Meech Lake accord, dies at 64 - Manitoba - CBC News
^ Veteran newspaper editor Neil Reynolds dead at age 72 - Brandon Sun
^ Legendary Blue Jays scout Epy Guerrero dies
^ Henry Morgentaler, abortion crusader, dead at 90
^ Former B.C. Social Credit MLA Bill Reid dies
^ James Kelleher served city and nation. Sault Star, June 3, 2013.
^ Former N.S. cabinet minister and newspaper editor Jane Purves dead at 63. Brandon Sun, June 1, 2013.
^ "NAC Orchestra founding conductor Mario Bernardi dies". CBC News, June 3, 2013.
^ In memoriam: Marco Frascari, professor of architecture
^ The Mark Inside’s Chris Levoir dead at 31, cause as yet unknown. , June 3, 2013. National Post
^ Paul Cellucci, former governor and US ambassador to Canada, dies at 65 from ALS|boston.com
^ Lacrosse star Kyle Miller a hero beyond the playing field
^ R.I.P. ~ Laslo Babits
^ Former grand chief Rod Bushie dies
^ Donald Mackenzie SCHURMAN
^ Décès de Pierre-F. Côté (French)
^ Bishop Vernon Fougere dies
^ Garde Gardom recalled fondly as a 'happy warrior' with a terrific sense of humour
^ Minister Kenney issues statement on the passing of Brian Goodman, Chairperson of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (death announced on this date)
^ "Former cabinet minister Andy Scott dies in Fredericton". CBC News, June 25, 2013.
^ Jack Gotta, former CFL player, coach and general manager, dies at 83
^ Armand Gaudreault - Avis de décès | Lépine Cloutier
^ Longtime Edmonton Oilers anthem singer Paul Lorieau dies at age 71
^ PJ Torokvei
^ L'écrivain Gaétan Soucy meurt à 54 ans (French)
^ Jazz musician Peter Appleyard dies at 84
^ Paul COTÉ Obituary
^ CANOE - SLAM! Sports - Wrestling - Geeto Mongol dead at 82
^ Robinson, Andrew (2013-07-23). "Former N.L. health minister dead at 92". The Telegram . Retrieved 2013-08-18.
^ Composer and jazz musician Nic Gotham left eclectic legacy in Canada and Latvia
^ William Bell, former mayor of Richmond Hill, has died
^ Social activist Rocky Jones has died
^ Irene Uchida Obituary
^ Diocese of Saint-Jérôme, Canada
^ Ex-Red Wing Burr dies at 47
^ Aboriginal singer, activist Willie Dunn dies at 71
^ L'ancien bloquiste Paul Mercier décède à l'âge de 89 ans (French)
^ Renowned Toronto genetic researcher Dr. Tony Pawson dies
^ Les Ascott was Argonauts legend
^ Haji, Star of Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! Dead at 67
^ Paul O'Neill wrote award-winning book on history of St. John's
^ Wildlife photographer Bob Taylor dies
^ "Roy Bonisteel, former CBC television host, dies at 83". , August 16, 2013. Toronto Star
^ Red Burns, 'Godmother of Silicon Alley,' Dies at 88
^ Mac-Paps fought fascism, but their last dies unnoticed
^ L'ex-ministre Michel Pagé n'est plus
^ BARRY EDWARD SMITH Obituary
^ DONALD REICHERT
^ Glen Skov, winner of 3 Stanley Cups with Detroit Red Wings, dies
^ Lieutenant-General J.E. "Jack" Vance, CMM, CD (Ret'd) Passes
^ Dances With Wolves actor Jimmy Herman dies in Edmonton
^ Oakville soccer community mourns death of legendary coach Phil Iafrati
^ Former MPP Howard Sheppard exemplified service
^ Obituary Canadian broadcaster and new music champion Larry Lake has died, aged 70
^ Le cinéaste Arthur Lamothe n'est plus (French)
^ Donald Low, key figure in SARS battle, dies at 68
^ Jim Charlton Dead at 102
^ "Le cinéaste Michel Brault s'est éteint" (French)
^ David Hunter Hubel
^ Former Habs player, Ottawa businessman 'Rip' Riopelle dies
^ Haven co-founder dies at 83
^ Denis Brodeur, NHL photographer and father of Martin, dies at 82
^ Cartoonist Roy Peterson’s precise aim was piercing
^ Former Liberal cabinet minister and rear admiral Fred Mifflin dies at age 75
^ Ulysses Curtis opened doors in Toronto — and dashed through
^ Paul Desmarais remembered as visionary entrepreneur with great influence
^ Metro Prystai Obituary
^ Michelle Madoff, retired Pittsburgh councilwoman, dies
^ Décès du réalisateur Bruno Bonamigo (French)
^ Former Newfoundland lieutenant-governor dies
^ Maple Leafs: Hall of famer Allan Stanley dies at age 87
^ Former Toronto real estate mogul Paul Reichmann dies at 83
^ Léo Gravelle, dit «La Gazelle», n'est plus (French)
^ Mulroney's ag secretary Murray Cardiff, 79
^ Former Metis MP Eugene Rheaume passes away in British Columbia
^ OBITUARY: Blunt champion of rural Ottawa and devoted mother Betty Hill, 76
^ Former Cal Coach Ray Willsey Passes Away