Gord Dowie

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Canada’s National Photographers Association Appeal Decision To Prohibit Photographers From Tragically Hip Concert

By: Staff – The News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) is voicing its concern over a decision to not allow photographers representing independent news outlets access to the final concert of Canada’s iconic Canadian rock group The Tragically Hip taking place later today in Kingston, Ontario. Instead, organizers are offering handout images from the tour photographer. NPAC is lobbying for at … Continue reading

Petition Asking CBC to Broadcast Final Tragically Hip Concert Nears 25,000 Signatures

By: Staff – Nearly 25,000 Canadians have signed Kelly McAlpine’s petition asking the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to broadcast the Tragically Hip’s final show at the K-Rock centre in Kingston on August 20th 2016. Her petition continues to gather momentum as fans struggle to purchase tickets for the band’s final tour, which Ticketmaster made available to the public Friday … Continue reading

Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie diagnosed with terminal brain cancer

By: Staff – Gord Downie, lead singer of iconic Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip, has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. The band announced in a statement this morning that the singer-songwriter learned of the illness in December. “Since then, obviously, he’s endured a lot of difficult times, and he has been fighting hard,” the statement said. “In privacy … Continue reading