Stompin Tom Connors

Tragically Hip Stamp Confirms Gord Downie's A National Treasure

Robert Waite | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Living
Robert Waite

Postage stamps in some respects represent a vestige of a past age. But these portraits in miniature can still serve as a powerful reminder of who we are as a people -- and whom we treasure. Gord Downie is proof positive of that.

Ju-NO Awards For Stompin' Tom Connors

CBC | Posted 06.19.2013 | Canada Music

The late Stompin' Tom Connors made Junos history in 1978 by returning six of his Juno awards to protest that the honours were given to Canadian artist...

Dirty Harry Will Not Be Doing Stompin' Tom Film With Shania Twain

HuffPost Canada Music | Posted 04.08.2013 | Canada Music

UPDATE: If this sounded too good to be true, that's because it is. The movie is actually an April Fools' prank that we, and several other publications...

How Canada Post Chooses What Goes on a Stamp

Robert Waite | Posted 05.20.2013 | Canada
Robert Waite

As the (non-paid) Chair of the Canada Post Stamp Advisory Committee, I'll try to explain how an image of Stompin' Tom (and others) finds its way on to that small piece of perforated real estate. But how do we pick the subjects? Well, it all starts with the Canadian public. Anyone can submit an idea for a stamp topic or subject.

So Long, Stompin' Tom

CP | Nick Patch, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada Music

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - A public memorial to Stompin' Tom Connors was a joyous celebration Wednesday, as thousands of devoted fans packed the Peterboroug...

State Funeral For Stompin' Tom Unlikely

HuffPost Canada Music | Robin Tarnowetzki | Posted 03.14.2013 | Canada Music

Although in Canada state funerals have been held only for politicians, one P.E.I. man believes that Canadian icon Stompin' Tom Connors deserves one fo...

'Hello Out There We're On The Air It's Budget Night Tonite'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.08.2013 | Canada Alberta

In a move marking the passing of Canadian hero Stompin' Tom Connors, Alberta Liberals found a clever way to herald what promises to be another horribl...

WATCH: NDP MPs Pay Tribute To Stompin' Tom

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada Politics

NDP MPs gave a musical tribute to Canadian music legend Stompin' Tom Connors on Thursday afternoon. MPs Andrew Cash and Charlie Angus led the NDP ...

'He Didn't Need Any Money'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada Alberta

Members of the last band to tour with Stompin' Tom Connors before he died took some time Thursday to remember the iconic singer/songwriter. Calgary...

Stompin' Tom Connors' Family Calls For Food Bank Donations

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada Impact

Tributes and memorials have poured in for legendary singer Stompin' Tom Connors, who passed away on Wednesday night. The singer left a moving lett...

Stompin' Tom Tribute: How to Visit Sudbury On A Saturday Night | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Travel

There are things every Canadian should have on his or her "to do" list. Visiting Sudbury, Ontario on a Saturday night has to be on your list, too. It just has to be. Why? Because Canadian music legend Stompin' Tom Connors said so. And even though Stopmin' Tom is no longer with us, visiting Sudbury on a Saturday night is still one of those things you just have to cross off your list.

As an Immigrant, Stompin' Tom Connors Made Me Feel Canadian

Samuel Getachew | Posted 05.07.2013 | Canada Music
Samuel Getachew

When I first moved to Canada from Ethiopia via Zambia I was confused and frustrated about my adopted country. I felt lost. Then I discovered Stompin' Tom Connors by accident. Through his music, I learned about Canada and its wonderful and unique Canadian talent. I spent hours listening to the music of Connors and studied the lyrics up close. They touched me and encouraged me to be familiar with the country that I intended to spend my lifetime in. His music became one of many milestones in my life. He made me feel Canadian.

Leafs Pay Tribute To Stompin' Tom

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Music

TORONTO - "The Hockey Song" had a sad tinge to it Wednesday night as it played through the speakers at the Air Canada Centre as it does during every t...

Stompin' Tom: Canada's Musicians React To The Death Of An Icon

Huffington Post Music Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 05.15.2013 | Canada Music

If there was ever a man who strode this earth that epitomized the opposite of Twitter culture, it was Stompin' Tom Connors. Yet the Canadian music ico...

Twitter Mourns Stompin' Tom Connors

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Music

Canada lost a music legend Wednesday night with the death of Stompin' Tom Connors. Connors passed away at his home in Ontario of natural causes. He...

Stompin' Tom Connors Dies

The Huffington Post Canada/The Canadian Press | Posted 05.06.2013 | Canada Music

Canadian music icon Stompin' Tom Connors has died at the age of 77. A release on the folk musician's website confirms that Connors died of natural ...