Tag Archives: Residential Schools

Gord Downie’s ‘Secret Path’ explores Canada’s dark history with First Nations Arts & Entertainment,News

By: Hunter Crowther Months after an emotional farewell cross-country tour as the frontman of The Tragically Hip, Gord Downie is exploring Canada’s troubled history with First Nations in his latest solo album. Secret Path, Downie’s fifth solo album that’s released Oct. 18, tells the story of Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old First Nations boy who died in 1966

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Gord Downie to support solo project with Ottawa, Toronto shows Arts & Entertainment

By: Ken Kellar Gord Downie isn’t letting cancer hold him back. The Tragically Hip frontman announced a set of shows in support of his multimedia project Secret Path. The second of the two shows will be at Roy Thompson Hall in Toronto on Oct. 21. Downie announced the shows via Twitter early Tuesday. In the

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Humber News Express, Nov. 29 News,Politics

[youtube id=”1KEPjsdwIK8″ width=”620″ height=”360″] Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada plans to hire private investigators to find alleged residential school abusers. Randall Hopley, a convicted child abductor, might be labelled a high risk to reoffend. A plea has been entered in a Vancouver courtroom in the “Surrey Six trial”. Ukraine has halted negotiations for a

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