Gord Downie

Essays

The Tragically Hip Soundtracked My Family Memories

With the news of singer Gord Downie’s death, I’m flooded with memories of not only my own youth, but stories of my parents’ youth.
Emilee Lindner
10.20.17
POP CULTURE

Gord Downie Taught Us How to Die, But Also How to Live

We should all be so lucky to live and die with the strength he showed.
Drew Brown
10.18.17
Gord Downie

Watch Justin Trudeau Deliver a Tearful Statement On Gord Downie’s Death

“I thought I was gonna make it through this, but I’m not. It hurts.”
Manisha Krishnan
10.18.17
In Memoriam

Tragically Hip Frontman Gord Downie Dies at 53

The news was confirmed according to a statement on the band's website Tuesday night.
Noisey Canada Staff
10.18.17
News

Ontario Announces Plan to Crackdown on Ticket Scalpers and Bots

The Attorney General of Ontario announced Wednesday that the government plans to have anti-scalping legislation introduced by the spring.
Jake Kivanc
2.28.17
Hockey

OHL's Kingston Frontenacs to Honour Tragically Hip with Kick-Ass Jerseys

To celebrate The Hip's roots in Kingston and to support lead singer Gord Downie's brain cancer research fund, the team will wear the special jerseys in a game at the end of January.
Kyle Cantlon
1.6.17
Premieres

Mob Bounce and Boogey the Beat's "Vision Quest" Is a Spiritual Slammer

The BC electro-rap duo is also joining Gord Downie on tour.
Noisey Canada Staff
10.21.16
column

​Indigenous Artists Tell Us How They Feel About Gord Downie's Activism

We spoke to Indigenous artists and leaders about Downie's efforts to get Canadians to look at our colonial history.
Joshua Kloke
10.13.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gord Downie Announces New Album and Graphic Novel About Residential Schools

The project sheds light on the history and repercussions of residential schools in Canada through the story of a 12-year-old Indigenous boy who died 50 years ago.
Ebony-Renee Baker
9.9.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

One in three Americans are reportedly considering voting for a third-party candidate, Ryan Lochte admits he "over-exaggerated" his story of being robbed in Rio, pills found at Prince's estate contained fentanyl, and more.
VICE Staff
8.22.16
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Gord Downie, Justin Trudeau, and the Complicated Magic of National Mythmaking

Forget the Olympics, Canada's real cultural moment in 2016 happened on Saturday.
Drew Brown
8.22.16
News

What Indigenous Artists and Thinkers Are Saying About Gord Downie’s Message to Canada

"I hope our politicians can have the integrity of our rock stars."
Sarah Berman
8.21.16
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