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Legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil has reformed for its first global tour in more than 20 years after frontman Peter Garrett left his music career for politics and a good decade in the...
The Tragically Hip's frontman Gord Downie turns 53 today. Let’s reignite the flood of donations for his charities, which were set up following the announcement a year ago that he had...
He's spoken in front of such luminaries as the Martin Luther King Family and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and his viral videos of his controversial slam poetry have garnered more than 15 million...
Songwriting legend and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie, whose songs include "Universal Soldier" and "Now That the Buffalo's Gone," will be this year's recipient of the Allan...
In an emotional and powerful ceremony, The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie was honoured by First Nations chiefs for what he's done to raise awareness about indigenous issues and start a new...
Neil Young has singled out U.S. President Barack Obama to support the peaceful protestors standing against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota. "We are calling upon you...
Fire Song, by Canadian writer and director Adam Garnet Jones, is an LGBT drama never told before on screen and it is one that goes above and beyond the focus of sexuality. Released today (Nov. 8) on...
Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie is continuing his campaign to support First Nations reconciliation with his latest endeavour, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund. The new fund was...
Between 2007 and 2016, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada were locked in lengthy, sometimes Herculean struggle across the courts of...
Gord Downie's reconciliation music project the Secret Path is going live. Downie's ambitious new Secret Path solo album, graphic novel and animated film project will now also include two...

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