Wild Raccoon looks at some tracks of a more adult nature this month.
More than just a significant biography of "Canada's band", Michael Barclay's The Never-Ending Present places the Tragically Hip within the cultural and national shifts of Canadian consciousness over the last thirty years. In the summer [...]
Statement from Gord Downie's webpage Oct 17, 2017 Last night Gord quietly passed away with his beloved children and family close by. Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this [...]
Vicky Walker has loved The Tragically Hip since she first heard the band play at London’s Western University during Frosh Week 25 years ago. But it wasn’t until she learned singer Gord Downie had been [...]
By Regina Sienra Tomorrow, August 20, Canada will pause to celebrate the legacy of Gord Downie. To pay tribute to The Tragically Hip, a band that captured and reflected about a everyday life in the [...]
By Jennifer Durley Last night I stood in a crowd of about 20,000 people as we shouted in unison “at the hundredth meridian, where the great plains begin” like our lives depended on it. What [...]
By Regina Sienra Whether you live in a big city or small town Canada, there’s always a feeling of pride, belonging or representation when a building, a street, a station or any other landmark you [...]