Gord Downie’s legacy, five years after his death | A Journal of Musical Things

Take a moment and remember where you were when the news came out on October 18, 2017.

We knew it was coming but it hit like a punch to the heart: Gord Downie, singer, poet, artist, musician, friend, advocate, had passed away from a nearly two-year fight with glioblastoma.

Hudson’s Bay Foundation and the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund Partner to Launch Oshki Wupoowane | The Blanket Fund | Business Wire

Business Wire – Moving Forward, 100% of Net Proceeds from the Sale of all HBC Point Blankets will go to Indigenous Peoples. The First $1 Million Contribution from Hudson’s Bay Foundation Helps Launch the Initiative

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Sales of iconic Hudson’s Bay blankets will now support fund for Indigenous initiatives | CBC

CBC – The Hudson’s Bay Foundation and the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund have announced that from now on, 100 per cent of the net proceeds from the sale of HBC’s famed striped wool blankets will provide support for Indigenous cultural, artistic and educational activities through a newly launched initiative called Oshki Wupoowane — The Blanket Fund.

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Hudson’s Bay to direct all proceeds from the sale of its point blankets to Indigenous initiatives | The Globe and Mail

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The Bay to donate all profits from ‘point blankets’ | City News

The Bay has announced that any and all profits from their “point blankets” will be donated to the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack fund. Richard Southern reports.

Fengate unveils Legacy Space in partnership with the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund | NewsWire

Fengate Asset Management (“Fengate”), is proud to unveil a Legacy Space at its downtown Toronto office, in partnership with The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (“DWF”).

Radio broadcasters reunite for A Day To Listen 2022 | Broadcast Dialogue

Radio broadcasters from across the country are once again coming together on the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, Sept. 30 with A Day To Listen 2022.

CIBC opens Legacy Space at global headquarters to support pathways to reconciliation | NewsWire

CIBC today announced the opening of a Legacy Space at its global headquarters, CIBC SQUARE, ahead of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30, 2022.

1,000 students learn about Indigenous cultures as Scotiabank Arena turns into giant classroom | CBC

Toronto kids taught about residential schools’ lasting impact as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day.

Hudson’s Bay Foundation Opens Legacy Spaces in Partnership With the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund | Business Wire

In partnership with Downie Wenjack Fund, Hudson’s Bay Foundation is proud to unveil two Legacy Spaces at The Bay and Hudson’s Bay head offices in Toronto. Inspired by Chanie Wenjack’s story and Gord Downie’s call to action to build a better Canada, the Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund (DWF) aims to build cultural understanding and create a path toward reconciliation between Indigenous Peoples and non-Indigenous people in Canada. The Bay and Hudson’s Bay Legacy Spaces are part of a five-year partnership with DWF.