Gord Downie

Gord Downie Full Of Energy For The Hip's Last Tour, Fans Say

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living

The band's final tour kicked off in Victoria on Friday.

5 Things To Know About Gord Downie's Brain Cancer

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2016 | Canada Living

A glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) brain tumour to be more precise.

Toronto Scalper Charged For Selling Fake Tragically Hip Tickets

The Huffington Post Canada | Angelyn Francis | Posted 07.17.2016 | Canada

Tickets for the band's final tour are in high demand and being resold at outrageous markups.

Joel Plaskett Writes Haunting Song For Gord Downie

The Huffington Post Canada | Chloe Tejada | Posted 06.23.2016 | Canada Living

"The bad news is this life is fleeting.. the good news is we've reserved seating"

Tragically Hip Fans Foiled Once Again

CP | David Friend | Posted 06.03.2016 | Canada Business

"They've been my family's favourite band since I was a kid."'

Justin Trudeau Praises 'Great Guy' Gord Downie

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Politics

"I am lucky enough to have seen many Tragically Hip concerts throughout my life."

CBC Wants To Air The Tragically Hip's Final Show

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Living

Presale tickets sold out immediately.

Ontario Attorney General May Look Into Tragically Hip Ticket Sales

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2016 | Canada Politics

Madeleine Meilleur denies the province is to blame for scrapping a law that prevented primary sellers like Ticketmaster from owning resale sites like StubHub.

Gord Downie Talking About Wife's Breast Cancer Is Tough To Watch

The Huffington Post Canada | Kayla Greaves | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Living

"There were a lot of emotions. You know, anger, fear, impatience. Impatience is a big one. Love."

If Canada Could Sing, It Would Sound Like Gord Downie

James Di Fiore | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Music
James Di Fiore

Feel good sadness. Nostalgia music. Quintessentially Canadian. That's what the Tragically Hip was to us when we were in high school in the 90s. Gord Downie's voice was omnipresent, whether it was a bush party, a school dance, on the way to a buddy's cottage, or at the cottage having a few beers and sitting on the dock.

The Tragically Hip Announces Summer Tour Dates

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Living

The tour will end in their hometown of Kingston, Ont.

Gord Downie Has Given My Life A Soundtrack

Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.24.2016 | Canada Living
Ryan Maloney

I didn't want to think about a Canada without Gord Downie. So when the texts and emails rolled in, I reverted to pragmatism. I thought instead about the band's last tour and how difficult it will be to snag tickets. I told co-workers that The Tragically Hip are magic in concert.

11 Times The Tragically Hip Taught Us About Being Canadian

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.24.2016 | Canada Living

Courage, Gord.

Tragically Hip's Lead Singer Diagnosed With Terminal Brain Cancer

The Huffington Post Canada | Andree Lau | Posted 05.24.2016 | Canada Living

The band will be going on tour this summer.

LOOK: Tragically Hip Rocker Gord Downie Sells Toronto House

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.24.2016 | Canada Business

Ever wonder how Canadian rock stars live? Well here’s a rare chance to find out. It turns out Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie doesn’t live ...

LOOK: Celebs, Authors Rush To Support Neil Young

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

The list of celebrities who officially back Neil Young's fight against the oilsands just got much longer. Actress Neve Campbell, The Tragically Hip...

Singer Sarah Harmer Takes On Enbridge Over Pipeline

HuffPost Canada Music | Vish Khanna | Posted 10.04.2013 | Canada Music

Ever since the Calgary-based energy distributor Enbridge applied to modify its use of an oil pipeline running between Ontario and Quebec, there's been...

Why Gord Downie Is Worried About Oshawa

Krystyn Tully | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada
Krystyn Tully

There's a shadow over the Oshawa Harbour as well, a darkness and a rot. Oshawa is the only city on the Great Lakes with no boat access to the water. Think about that: 150,000 people living within spitting distance of one of the largest lakes on the planet, and they have to get in their cars and drive somewhere else if they want to fish, sail, or paddle.

Feist, Broken Social Scene, Blue Rodeo Show Support For Idle No More Movement

Huffington Post Music Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada Music

A number of Canadian musicians have joined forces to show their support for Idle No More, the movement of First Nations people for "healthy, just, equ...

Road Tales From The Tragically Hip

Vacay.ca | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada

Armed with will and determination, the Tragically Hip embarked 30 years ago on a rock 'n roll journey that has taken them around the world and across Canada more times than the band members can remember. Those trips have resulted in songs and lyrics that will forever resonate with the group's devoted fan base

Gord Downie Opens Up to Strombo About Wife's Breast Cancer

Huffington Post Canada | Aaron Brophy | Posted 10.12.2012 | Canada Music

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie predicts "there will be blood" if government officials, developers, and private interests continue to pillage Cana...