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Keith Urban Returning to Winnipeg with ‘Graffiti U’ World Tour

Keith Urban Returning to Winnipeg with ‘Graffiti U’ World Tour

Keith Urban
Keith Urban

Country superstar Keith Urban is returning to Winnipeg next fall.

Urban made the surprise tour announcement during a show in Nashville Wednesday night, where he also revealed plans for his ninth studio album.

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Fans’ Frustration Grows as Celine Dion Cancels Another Two Vegas Concerts

Fans’ Frustration Grows as Celine Dion Cancels Another Two Vegas Concerts

By The Canadian Press

Celine Dion
Celine Dion is shown performing on the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City on July 27, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Clement Allard)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Celine Dion has pulled out of another two concerts in Las Vegas, making it five shows she’s had to cancel this month due to illness.

A statement on Dion’s Facebook page says concerts scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday were cancelled because she “has been suffering for the past week from congestion and irritation of the vocal chords due to a lingering cold.”

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Gord Downie Chosen as the Canadian Press Newsmaker for Second Consecutive Year

Gord Downie Chosen as the Canadian Press Newsmaker for Second Consecutive Year

By David Friend, The Canadian Press

Gord Downie
The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie performs during the first stop of the Man Machine Poem Tour at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria, B.C., Friday, July 22, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito)

TORONTO – Gord Downie only appeared in public a handful of times in 2017, but his calls for a more inclusive Canada resonated even in his absence.

Whether it was the poignant lyrics flowing through his recent albums or the heartfelt words he delivered in public, the Tragically Hip singer used every opportunity in his final months to speak out in support of Indigenous people in Canada.

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