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A promotional photo of rock star Joe Cocker from 1970.

Rock star Joe Cocker passes away at age 70

On Monday, Cocker's agent Barrie Marshall confirmed the singer-songwriter died at his home in Colorado.

A promotional photo of rock star Joe Cocker from 1970.
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo (left) and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent were killed two days apart in October

VIDEO: Nathan Cirillo, Patrice Vincent named Canada’s Newsmaker of the Year

The two slain soldiers – both killed in October – finished ahead of Kevin Vickers and disgraced radio host Jian Ghomeshi in the survey.

Cpl. Nathan Cirillo (left) and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent were killed two days apart in October
Rangers forward J.T. Miller beats Ryan Miller to give New York a 2-0 lead over the Vancouver Canucks. The Rangers would win the game 5-1

Point Shots: Canucks face Seguin, Benn; Luongo robs Johansson; When did the Toronto Maple Leafs get awesome?

Vancouver hosts the Dallas Stars tonight at Rogers Arena ... the Maple Leafs are on fire, have won six straight games

Rangers forward J.T. Miller beats Ryan Miller to give New York a 2-0 lead over the Vancouver Canucks. The Rangers would win the game 5-1
Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins talks to his players while playing the New York Rangers during third period NHL pre-season hockey action in Edmonton

Point Shots: Oilers Fire Dallas Eakins; Virtanen Impresses Canadian Club; Gory Voynov Details

Edmonton has canned their coach; Could GM MacTavish deal Taylor Hall? ... Abbotsford's Virtanen trying out for Canadian World Junior team

Edmonton Oilers head coach Dallas Eakins talks to his players while playing the New York Rangers during third period NHL pre-season hockey action in Edmonton
Former Canucks coach Pat Quinn passed away on Sunday

Canucks legend Pat Quinn dies at 71; ‘We have lost a great man’ says Linden

Quinn died at VGH on Sunday night. He famously coached Vancouver to a Stanley Cup Final in 1994 and Team Canada to Olympic gold in 2002.

Former Canucks coach Pat Quinn passed away on Sunday
A Canadian honour guard was shot and killed at Ottawa's National War Memorial on Wednesday morning

VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings

One witness – nearby worker Scott Walsh – says the gunman right by him, no more than five feet away, after the first shots were fired.

A Canadian honour guard was shot and killed at Ottawa's National War Memorial on Wednesday morning
A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel

Why You Should Stay In a Hostel In Europe, Not a Hotel

Cities like Lisbon, Budapest, and Krakow have turned to hosting clean, stylish hostels to entice frugal young travellers.

A standard bedroom at Lisbon's Home Hostel
Staff from the Surrey Leader newspaper take the Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Black Press newsrooms take the hilariously hope-filled Ice Bucket Challenge

The viral fundraiser – which has raised over $100 million for ALS research and awareness – has been completed by several newsrooms to date

Staff from the Surrey Leader newspaper take the Ice Bucket Challenge
Canadian Tire executives completed the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS in frigid Frobisher Bay

VIDEO: Canadian Tire, Leonardo DiCaprio head north for the Ice Bucket Challenge

Olympians Kaillie Humphries, Charles Hamelin, and Hayley Wickenheiser assisted Canadian Tire, while DiCaprio challenged Stephen Harper...

Canadian Tire executives completed the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS in frigid Frobisher Bay
William Shatner rides along in the opening parade for the 2014 Calgary Stampede.

Calgary Stampede: ‘The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth’ opens for 102nd year (VIDEO)

The Stampede opened in Calgary on Friday, one year after flooding threatened to shutdown the century-long outdoor exhibition.

William Shatner rides along in the opening parade for the 2014 Calgary Stampede.
This year

Should Canada Day always be on a Monday? (VIDEO)

This year, July 1 falls on a Tuesday – meaning Canadians will either take a four-day weekend or awkwardly work Monday...

This year
Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel has won the last four consecutive F1 World Championships

(VIDEO) Driveway’s Keith Morgan takes laps with F1 champ Sebastian Vettel

Vettel has won the past four F1 World Championships and is now Red Bull-Infinity's Director of Performance.

Red Bull Racing driver Sebastian Vettel has won the last four consecutive F1 World Championships
Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.

Media mogul David Black receives honorary degree from UVic

Black, the owner of Black Press newspaper group, urges graduating students to 'show up' and to 'surround yourself with bright people'.

Black Press chairman David Black receives his honorary degree from the University of Victoria.
The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.

(VIDEO) Funeral for Moncton RCMP officers; B.C. communities honour victims

More than 5,000 officers from around Canada were expected to attend Tuesday's funeral in New Brunswick.

The caskets for the three RCMP officers killed in last week's shootings in Moncton lay side-by-side at a funeral in New Brunswick on Tuesday.
New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider slams feet-first into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price

(VIDEO) Canadiens need to Carey on without Anahim Lake’s Price

Price was injured in Game 1 after he was slammed into by New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider, and is out for the series...

New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider slams feet-first into Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price
Montreal Canadiens fans celebrate their team's win over the Boston Bruins

(VIDEO) Habs fans paint Montreal red and blue, celebrate Game 7 win over Boston Bruins

Canadiens fans flooded the streets of Montreal to celebrate their team's upset win over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night...

Montreal Canadiens fans celebrate their team's win over the Boston Bruins
Stephen Colbert

(VIDEO) Stephen Colbert to replace outgoing ‘Late Show’ host David Letterman

Letterman announced his retirement on April 3 – after 4,000 shows – and CBS had found his replacement in the Comedy Central funny guy.

Stephen Colbert
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty takes part in a TV interview on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 21

Former Canadian finance minister Jim Flaherty dies at age 64

The House of Commons has been suspended as MPs pause out of respect, and Premier Christy Clark says she is 'shocked and saddened'.

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty takes part in a TV interview on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 21
A view of downtown Toronto from the CN Tower

Canada’s banks say they are not affected by Heartbleed bug

'Canadians can continue to bank with confidence,' says Bankers' Association, while major sites like Yahoo and OKCupid were affected.

A view of downtown Toronto from the CN Tower
10 minor hockey teams in B.C. could win 25 tickets for each of their teams

Play hockey? You can win tickets to the 2014 Tim Hortons Heritage Classic in Vancouver

We're giving 25 tickets to 10 lucky minor hockey teams around B.C. Tell us an inspiring hockey story on our online Contests page to enter.

10 minor hockey teams in B.C. could win 25 tickets for each of their teams