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Celine Dion embarks on world tour in September with numerous Canadian stops

FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, file photo, Celine Dion performs at the "Aretha! A Grammy Celebration For The Queen Of Soul" event at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

TORONTO — Celine Dion is embarking on a world tour later this year as she prepares to release a new album.

The Quebecois superstar revealed plans to launch an extensive run of dates starting in Quebec City on Sept. 18 and 20.

Dion will then head to Montreal’s Bell Centre for two shows on Sept. 26 and 27, before heading to Ottawa on Oct. 16 and Toronto on Dec. 9.

The singer is to return to Canada in 2020 with additional dates next year in Vancouver (April 17), Edmonton (April 21), Saskatoon (April 25) and Winnipeg (April 27).

Dion made the announcement during a Facebook webcast on Wednesday from the Ace Hotel’s theatre in Los Angeles.

She told an audience of fans she’ll release an album of new material titled “Courage” likely in November.

The announcements come as she prepares to wrap up her Las Vegas residency in June.

 

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The Canadian Press