Northern support: Gord Downie inspires Calgary Flames player to bring families down from arctic for game

Calgary Flames defenceman Travis Harmonic is bringing down a family from Nunavut to take in a hockey game. Harmonic is Metis from Manitoba.

Tamara Pimentel
APTN News
A Metis defenceman from the Calgary Flames says he was inspired by Gord Downie, the late singer of the Tragically Hip and wanted families from the north to experience a professional hockey game.

Travis Hamonic started the Northern Program and reached out to a family in Nunavut.

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Tamara is Métis from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She received a diploma in interactive media arts at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon and has worked as a videographer for CBC in Winnipeg and Iqaluit. Tamara was hired by APTN in 2016 as a camera/editor and is now a video journalist in our Calgary bureau.

2 thoughts on “Northern support: Gord Downie inspires Calgary Flames player to bring families down from arctic for game

  1. Very thankful for Travis Hamonic to give this opportunity for Northerners to experience this once in a lifetime opportunity, I’m a new Hamonic fan.

  2. Very thankful for Travis Hamonic to give this opportunity for Northerners to experience this once in a lifetime opportunity, I’m a new Hamonic fan.

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