Gord Downie, Lead Singer Of The Tragically Hip, Dead At 53

Canada will be taking a long minute of silence today as Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has passed away at the age of 53 from terminal brain cancer.

Downie, a father of four and husband of Laura Leigh Usher, was diagnosed with cancer in December 2015. The band officially announced the singer's disease in May 2016 before embarking on their final tour together.

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