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Gord Downie is the Canadian Press Newsmaker of the Year

The late Gord Downie is again Canada's Newsmaker of the year He took 53 per cent of votes in a Canadian Press survey of editors across the country The Tragically Hip singer took the title for the second year in a row His hope for a better Canada is one of the reasons editors chose him Through song lyrics and speeches, he used his final months to support Indigenous people And established funds to promote Indigenous education in schools He died of brain cancer in October at age 53 Video provided by Wibbitz - EN
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