2010 Aug 31 Northwest Passage a recurring theme in Canadian pop culture

Stan Rogers was a balladeer, a folksy Canadian crooner who often sang about his country and whose most famous anthem celebrated the Northwest Passage. Mr. Rogers died young, leaving behind a son, Nathan, who grew up to be a folksinger and who, in a curious twist of fate, had to be rescued along with about 200 other passengers and crew from a cruise ship that ran aground in the Northwest Passage late last week.

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