The Tragically Hip

Gord Downie and Josh Finlayson perform “Secret Path” together in 2016. (Lindsay Duncan/Eldie Photography)

Gord Downie returns, not for the last time

The vaults are opening, ‘like an old friend checking in,’ on Downie’s extraordinarily productive final years. ’Away Is Mine,’ a new solo album, is another gift.
The Tragically Hip (Photograph by Nick Iwanyshyn)

Gord Downie wasn’t just a rock star—he was a real poet, too

Downie’s lyrics leapt out of radio playlists ’because his use of language was so evocative, so rich with meaning and allusion’

’Now we get to work’: Mike Downie on his brother Gord

The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie spent the time before his death focused on Indigenous issues and reconciliation. His brother Mike talks about moving the mission forward.

Presenting our Gord Downie special commemorative issue

You can find the issue on newsstands across Canada—and online while supplies last
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks on as Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie is presented with a blanket during an honouring ceremony at the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly in Gatineau

Perry Bellegarde on Gord Downie: ’He will continue to walk with us’

The National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations on Downie’s advocacy for Indigenous peoples and his continuing legacy
Gord Downie. (Richard Beland)

The gift of Gord Downie: ’He gave everything he had to this world’

The Rheostatics’ Dave Bidini—a friend and tourmate of Gord Downie—reflects on the qualities that made the Tragically Hip’s late frontman so special

Remembering Gord Downie, Kingston’s king

Opinion: What the Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie meant to his hometown—a place of contrasts, of potential, and of hope

Gord Downie memorial: Fans in Kingston belt ’Ahead by a Century’

Following news of Gord Downie’s death, Tragically Hip fans gathered and belted "Ahead by a Century" in the late singer’s hometown Kingston, Ont.

Gord Downie: Watch a special, two-hour tribute

Starting 5 pm ET, CityNews is crossing the country to speak to Canadians about what the Tragically Hip and its iconic frontman meant to them
Gord Downie

Gord Downie remembered: Tributes to the Tragically Hip frontman

Canadians remember the life and influence of the iconic artist