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Famous Canadians

Famous Natives listed represent a very small sampling of potential choices. For additional Canadian Famous Natives view the province and territory pages
  • Paul Anka singer, songwriter
  • Margaret Atwood author, poet
  • Bachman-Turner Overdrive music group
  • Frederick Banting co-discovered insulin
  • William "Billy" Bishop world war I flying ace
  • James "Jim" Carrey actor, comedian
  • Cirque du Soleil entertainment company
  • Samuel Cunard founder cunard cruise lines
  • Celine Dion singer
  • Sir Sandford Fleming creator standard time zones
  • Michael J. Fox actor
  • Terry Fox humanitarian, cancer treatment activist
  • Wayne Gretzky hockey player
  • Gordon "Gordie" Howe hockey player
  • Peter Jennings journalist, television news anchor
  • Kathryn Dawn "K. D." Lang singer, songwriter
  • Art Linkletter radio, television host
  • Guy Lombardo musician, bandleader
  • Lorne Michaels creator saturday night live, producer
  • Lucy Maud Montgomery author
  • James Naismith inventor basketball, coach
  • Morley Safer reporter, news correspondent
  • Isadore "Issy" Sharp founder four seasons hotels
  • Joseph "Joe" Shuster co-creator superman
  • Pierre Trudeau former prime minister
  • Jacques Villeneuve automobile racing driver
  • Jack "J. L." Warner co-founder warner bros. studios

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Canada provinces, territories & their capitals

Region Capital Quick Reference
Alberta Edmonton Alberta
British Columbia Victoria British Columbia
Manitoba Winnipeg Manitoba
New Brunswick Fredericton New Brunswick
Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador
Northwest Territories Yellowknife Northwest Territories
Nova Scotia Halifax Nova Scotia
Nunavut Iqaluit Nunavut
Ontario Toronto Ontario
Prince Edward Island Charlottetown Prince Edward Island
Quebec Quebec Quebec
Saskatchewan Regina Saskatchewan
Yukon Whitehorse Yukon

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