Ed Caraeff/Getty ImagesLegendary Canadian rock group The Band will be inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame on October 18.

The group, which featured Robbie Robertson, Rick Danko, Garth Hudson and Richard Manuel, as well as American Levon Helm, will be honored. Of the original members of The Band, only Robertson and Hudson are still living.

Jeff Healey, the blind blues singer who died in 2008 at age 41, will also be feted at the ceremony. Healey — who appeared in the 1989 Patrick Swayze film Road House — will additionally receive the Cineplex Legends Award, a posthumous honor for a Canadian pioneer in film and television, music, sports, arts or innovation.

Other honorees include Ryan Reynolds and Rachel McAdams; women’s ice hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser; and lawyer Louise Arbour, the former Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Both acts will receive stars on the sidewalk in Toronto’s entertainment district. A tribute show at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts is scheuduled for Sept. 19. A televised special of the event will air in Canada on Global Television on December 19.

Walk of Fame inductees are chosen for their achievements in various fields, and must have been born or spent their creative years in Canada. A minimum of 10 successful years of work that has a significant cultural impact is required for consideration.

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