Posts Tagged ‘mourning’

Buffalo town mourns Canadian singer Gord Downie

When news broke on Oct. 18 of Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie’s death, a public vigil had formed beside a liquor store. There was a newly-unveiled mural of the singer, appearing as he did in one of the band’s final shows – focused, confident, and brilliant as he wore a technicolour suit and white stetson.…

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Jack Layton: A true Canadian

Sunset in Kamloops, BC, Stock photo from sxc.hu by emmysdaddy

Remembering the leader’s life     It has been nearly two weeks since Jack Layton passed away from cancer at the young age of 61, robbing Canada of arguably its most dynamic politician. The shock of his sudden passing is beginning to wear off but his memory still burns strong, allowing one to look back…

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