Canada’s Prime Minster Justin Trudeau pennyless down in tears on Wednesday as he spoke of the death of his crony Gord Downie.
‘We lost one one of the very best of us this morning, Gord was my crony but he was everyone’s friend,’ he pronounced at a press conference.
‘He desired this country with all he had… He wanted to make it better, he knew as good as we were we indispensable to be better than we are.’
‘We are reduction of a country but [him].’
As he spoke of his crony Trudeau began great and concluded: ‘I suspicion we would we make it by this but I’m not, it hurts…’
Downie was the frontman The Tragically Hip, he upheld divided at the age of 53 afyer losing his battle with brain cancer a year after going open with his depot diagnosis. A matter shared on The Tragically Hip’s Twitter comment from Gord’s family reliable the distressing news.
The Canadian musician had worked tirelessly to help the settlement between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada; he was allocated the Order of Canada on Jun 21 2017 in recognition of care in Indigenous issue, and at the Assembly of First Nations Dec 6 2016,he was celebrated with an eagle feather, a pitch of the creator above, for his supportt.
The matter from his family read: ‘Last night Gord sensitively upheld divided with his beloved children and family close by. ‘Gord knew this day was coming – his response was to spend this changed time as he always had – making music, making memories and expressing low thankfulness to his family and friends for a life good lived, mostly sealing it with a kiss… on the lips.
‘Gord pronounced he had lived many lives. As a musician, he lived “the life” for over 30 years, propitious to do many of it with his high school buddies.
‘At home, he worked just as tirelessly at being a good father, son, brother, husband and friend. No one worked harder on every partial of their life than Gord. No one.’
There will never be another one like you, Gord. Rest in assent my friend.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) October 18, 2017
Trudeau also paid reverence to the musician, saying: ‘There will never be another one like you, Gord. Rest in assent my friend.’