#WednesdayWisdom had a sombre undertone on October 18.
Social media was buzzing with the passing of Gord Downie.
— The Tragically Hip (@thehipdotcom) October 18, 2017
The Tragically Hip frontman died Tuesday of brain cancer, surrounded by family and friends.
Many of the posts and tweets centred on a country in mourning, and condolences to the Hip and Downie’s family. Rest in Peace, Gord.
Canada's identity & culture are richer for Gord Downie's work.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) October 18, 2017
“I write every day. I walk around in silent conversation with my latest unfinished songs.”- Gord Downie, 2009.
— paulbrandt (@paulbrandt) October 18, 2017
Heartbroken today. Few Canadians touched this country like Gord Downie. Thank you for everything you gave us. My deepest condolences. pic.twitter.com/00DdU6IVZn
— Doug Gilmour (@DougGilmour93) October 18, 2017
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) October 18, 2017
A Canadian Icon.
Rest in peace, Gord. pic.twitter.com/cLHgyhhSr7
— Toronto Raptors (@Raptors) October 18, 2017
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