Peters and Diaz are expecting their first child, a girl, due February 23, 2011.
The awards show was expected to have a certain tinge of sadness. quality=75&strip=all&w=620" alt="THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick" src=" w=620&quality=75&strip=all&h=410" width="620" height="410" class="size-large wp-image-1348223" srcset=" “He had what I always felt to be a real potent privacy I admire,” she added. To keep it as simple and spare as possible would be suitable.” The show’s opening also included Buffy Sainte-Marie introducing a performance from electronic group A Tribe Called Red and throat singer Tanya Tagaq.READ MORE: Tragically Hip, Drake, Leonard Cohen collect hardware at Juno gala“For recognizing that we’re not completely Canada yet.Hosts Russell Peters and Bryan Adams on stage at the Juno Awards held on Sunday at the Canadian Tire Centre. The show opened with a skit set backstage and Peters being waved into Adams’s green room. “The Weeknd is dating (Justin) Bieber’s ex, and the Biebs is in Brazil, probably punching a fan right now.” Peters adopted a more serious tone for a moment to recognize that he was subbing in for Michael Buble, who bowed out of hosting duties last month to care for his young son Noah, who’s fighting cancer. “The wealth of his work is so deep,” she said on the red carpet before the show.Cohen, who died in November, also won artist of the year during a Juno gala dinner on Saturday.Trudeau introduced a tribute performance for Cohen – who he called “one of the greatest artists Canada has ever produced” – by recalling when the Montreal poet-songwriter was an honorary pallbearer for his father Pierre Trudeau’s funeral.“I remember a gathering the night before the funeral….