This Day in History: 2022-10-18
Pierre Juneau, father of the Juno Awards and architect of
Canadian content regulations (Can Con) is born in Verdun, Quebec.
Shari Ulrich is born in San Rafael, California.
Klaatu's Dee Long is born in Toronto.
1966: Lovin' Spoonful, featuring
Zal Yanovsky, enter the Canadian chart at #95 with
"Rain on the Roof."
Canada Goose is in Burlington, Vermont, playing for
President Richard Nixon as he's on the campaign trail.
Paul Anka signs with Fame Records, distributed by United
Gino Vannelli\'s "Hurts To Be In Love"
peaks on Billboard's chart at #57.
Teenage Head play their first gig ever – in the Westdale
Secondary School cafeteria.
Streetheart release their live album, LIVE AFTER
Loverboy peaks at #37 on Billboard's chart with
Amanda Marshall releases her self-titled debut
Barenaked Ladies hit #1 on the US singles chart with
Blue Rodeo sees their PALACE OF GOLD album certified
Hometown Band keyboardist Robbie King dies of
The Tragically Hip release WORLD CONTAINER.
54-40 releases the DVD THIS IS HERE, THIS IS NOW.
Sarah MacLachlan releases her holiday album,
Charlie Major releases the album, SHADOWS AND
Tragically Hip release their WORLD CONTAINER
Paul Brandt receives an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts
from the University of Lethbridge.
Trews kick off their Rise In The Wake tour in Burnstown, Ontario
for the second of two nights at Neat.
George Canyon's ONE GOOD FRIEND album is certified
gold in Canada.
Alan Doyle releases his second book, "A
Newfoundlander in Canada."
2017: High Park Society release their new single, "On Your
2019: OStella release the new single and video, "Wide
2019 Fred Lays loses his bid to be the Conservative MP for Central Nova in
the federal election. He tried to woo the voters in his adopted home of southern Alberta
four years earlier, too, but lost the leadership race for Bow River. How is this Canadian
music related? To do this, he had to use his real name. Instead, he'd legally changed
his given name to his stage persona,
George Canyon. He fails to upset the Liberal
2019: The Reklaws see their single, "I Do Too," certified