The Tragically Hip

Sadness and hope on a defining evening for the next Canada

Trudeau being at the last Hip concert is in keeping with his approach, connecting with young Canadians.

Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, left, embraces Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before last Saturday night’s concert in Kingston, Ont., broadcast live on CBC to 11.7 million viewers. The show closed the Hip’s Man Machine Poem tour, possibly its last given Mr. Downie’s terminal cancer diagnosis. The Tragically Hip photograph by David Bastedo

By LES WHITTINGTON

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 12:00 AM

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