Top Canadians2019-02-26T04:26:35+00:00
Canadians aren’t just polite, they are some of the best business leaders, musicians, actors, scientists and people in the World. There are many incredible Canadians so if you don’t see one mentioned, please contact us and we will be happy to look into it!

Mike Myers

Mike Myers is a Canadian born actor that now holds citizenship in the UK and the United States. Born Michael John Myers, he is known for being a regular performer on Saturday Night Live from the year 1989 to 1995 as well as his roles in Wayne’s world, Shrek, Austin Powers and more. Mike Myers was originally born in Scarborough Ontario to parents who originally hailed from Liverpool. Myers actually begin his acting career extremely early appearing in commercials [...]

Sidney Altman

Sidney Altman is a Montréal born Canadian and American molecular biologist as well as a Nobel prize winner. He is a sterling Prof. in molecular cellular and developmental biology. He works currently at Yale University in the chemistry department. His main claim to fame was his work with Thomas R. Cech on the catalytic properties of RNA. The two received a Nobel Prize in chemistry in the year 1989 for their work in this field. Altman was born in [...]

Neil Young

Neil Young was born Neil Percival Young in Toronto Ontario and he is a well-known musician, producer, director, screenwriter, singer-songwriter and more. Neil Young’s musical career started early on in the year 1960 working in a group covering shadows instrumentals. Young would eventually move on to play in 1966 with the Mynah Birds, a band fronted by Rick James. This is when his musical career really started to take off and he decided to move to Los Angeles and [...]

Penny Oleksiak

Penelope Oleksiak, otherwise known as Penny in her athletic competition is a professional competitive swimmer who has specialties in the butterfly and freestyle events. She competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics and adjust the age of 16 she was able to secure a gold medal, a silver medal and two bronzes. Penny Oleksiak is the first Canadian to ever take him for medals in the same summer games and also the country’s youngest Olympic champion ever. Oleksiak took home [...]

Steve Yzerman

Steve Yzerman is otherwise known as Stephen Gregory Yzerman and he is a retired NHL ice hockey player born in 1965. Yzerman currently stands as the general manager of the camp of a lightning in the National Hockey League and he is heavily regarded for his hockey statistics. Through his playing career many would arguably say that he was one of the greatest Canadian’s to ever play the game of hockey. Yzerman spent his entire professional NHL career with [...]

Chris Hadfield

A young boy of age nine living in Ontario saw the landing of Apollo 11 on Moon on television at his home. And this particular sight turned into a passion to become an astronaut. Being raised in a corn farm near southern Ontario initially interested in flying, he never knew how he would achieve his dream but, he was sure that this is the only profession he would be going to pursue in future. Someone wisely said that, ‘The [...]

Andre De Grasse

Andre de Grasse is a Canadian Olympic sprinter that hails from Scarborough Ontario. He is known for his participation in the 100 m and 4 x 100 m relay. In a premier event like the 100 m it’s tough to be a champion next to reigning legend Usain Bolt, De Grasse is one of the few people marked as the next fastest man in the world for his prowess at the Olympics and his close finish next to Bolt. [...]

Stephen Harper

Stephen Joseph Harper was the 22nd Prime Minister of Canada and the head of the PC party. He has since retired as a Canadian politician but he will forever hold the title as the first prime minister to come from the modern conservative party of Canada. Harper was a long-standing member of Parliament from the year 2002 to 2016. In the year 1993 to 1997 he was MP for Calgary West and would go on to represent the Reform [...]

Julie Payette

Julіе Pауеttе іѕ a Canadian buѕіnеѕѕwоmаn, a former еngіnееr, and аѕtrоnаut bоrn оn born Oсtоbеr 20, 1963. She аttеndеd Cоllègе Mont-Saint-Louis аnd Cоllègе Régіnа-Aѕѕumрtа. In 1982 ѕhе completed an International Bассаlаurеаtе dірlоmа аt thе United Wоrld Cоllеgе оf thе Atlаntіс in Sоuth Wаlеѕ, Unіtеd Kіngdоm. Fоr hеr undеrgrаduаtе ѕtudіеѕ, Pауеttе еnrоllеd аt McGill University where ѕhе соmрlеtеd a Bachelor оf Engineering degree іn еlесtrісаl еngіnееrіng іn 1986, аftеr whісh ѕhе соmрlеtеd a Master оf Aррlіеd Science degree іn соmрutеr [...]

Michael J. Fox

Michael J Fox is a Canadian and American actor born in Edmonton over to Canada. He remains a professional figure, author, producer and activist. Michael J Fox’s career started in the 1970s and he has long been a staple on television from his role in spin city through 1996 to his major role in film as Marty McFly in the back to the future trilogy. Michael J Fox also had a very long recurring role as Alex P Keaton [...]

Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams is a Canadian songwriter, singer, guitarist, record producer, photographer and a philanthropist. He was born in kinks in Ontario and has been involved in music since the year 1975. Adams would rise to fame with a number of different hits in the 1980s such as cuts like a knife as well as the summer of 69. Adams is a singer that has received international acclaim as well as number one hits in many countries throughout the world. [...]

Celine Dion

Celine Dion is a Canadian singer as well as a successful businesswoman. She started as a Canadian singer out of Charlemagne Québec in her early teens. She would begin to dominate the French-speaking pop artist world with the help of her manager and eventual future husband Rene Angelil. Angelil believed and yon so much that he mortgaged his first home in order to produce a record. Her early friendships were very popular across Québec but it wasn’t until the [...]

Jean Chrétien

Jean Chrétien is a Canadian statesman and politicians who also served as the 20th Prime Minister of Canada. Chrétien would serve from the year 1993 until 2003. He was born and raised in Shawinigan Québec and attended the University of Laval for a graduates degree in law. Chrétien was number 18 of 19 different children. 10 of his brothers and sisters were not able to survive infancy and even at a young age, Chrétien was known for his tough exterior. [...]

Jim Carrey

Jim Carrey is both a Canadian and American actor who was originally born in Newmarket Ontario. He received his American citizenship in the year 2004 and has been an actor professionally since the year 1980. Most of Carrey’s work is focused and stand up, slapstick and zany humor but he has taken on a number of serious and dramatic roles throughout his career. Born James Eugene Carrey, he would go on to become a standup performer, Impressionist, producer, screenwriter [...]

Clara Hughes

Clara Hughes, OC OM MSC (bоrn Sерtеmbеr 27, 1972) іѕ a Cаnаdіаn сусlіѕt аnd ѕрееd skater whо hаѕ wоn multірlе Olуmріс mеdаlѕ іn bоth ѕроrtѕ. Hughеѕ was born іn Winnipeg, she grаduаtеѕ frоm Elmwооd Hіgh Sсhооl. Hughes wоn two bronze аt the 1996 Summеr Olympics аnd fоur medals (оnе gold, оnе ѕіlvеr, twо bronze) оvеr thе course оf thrее Wіntеr Olympics. She is tied with Cindy Klаѕѕеn аѕ thе Cаnаdіаn wіth the mоѕt Olуmріс mеdаlѕ, wіth ѕіx mеdаlѕ tоtаl. [...]

Angela James

Angela Jаmеѕ, who wаѕ dubbеd the ‘Wауnе Grеtzkу оf wоmеn’ѕ hосkеу,’ was born December 22, 1964, іn Tоrоntо, Ontаrіо. Jаmеѕ grew up рlауіng road hосkеу wіth thе bоуѕ іn hеr nеіghbоrhооd. Durіng that еrа, іt wаѕ іmроѕѕіblе fоr Angela to find a wоmеn’ѕ ісе hосkеу team, so ѕhе рlауеd on boys’ teams, аlthоugh struggled tо gеt ісе time. Shе рlауеd hосkеу аt Sеnеса Cоllеgе, аnd led her tеаm tо ѕеvеrаl championships, еvеntuаllу bеіng hоnоrеd with hаvіng her number 8 [...]

Elon Musk

Elon Musk is a South African born Canadian and American engineer, inventor, entrepreneur and investor. Musk has taken the tech world by storm even from an early stage of life. He sits as the founder, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, the product architect of Tesla, cochair at open Ai, CEO of Neuralink and has been involved with a number of different companies including solar city, zip2, x.com and more. One of his original companies was x.com which would eventually [...]

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