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People listed are almost always native to the province. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a province for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the province in their personal endeavors.

A

  • David Anderson politician, olympic medalist
  • Glenn "Andy" Anderson hockey player
  • Pamela Anderson actress
  • Carolyn Arends musician, songwriter
B
  • David "Dave" Barrett politician, social worker
  • Jason Bay baseball player
  • Russell Baze jockey
  • Don Bell politician
  • Gil Bellows actor
  • W.A.C. Bennett longest-serving B.C. premier
  • William "Bill" Bennett politician
  • Mitch Berger football player
  • Thomas R. Berger politician
  • Geoff Berner singer, songwriter
  • Jean-Luc Bilodeau actor
  • Bernard Braden actor
  • Cameron Bright actor
  • Dave Broadfoot comedian, actor
  • Michael Buble singer
  • Raymond Burr actor
C
  • Iona Campagnolo first woman lieutenant-governor
  • Gordon Muir Campbell politician
  • Avril "Kim" Campbell first female prime minister of Canada
  • Emily Carr artist, author
  • Brent Carver actor
  • Kim Cattrall actress (born in England)
  • Justin Chatwin actor
  • Hayden Christensen actor
  • Glen David Clark politician
  • Robert Clothier actor
  • Raymond Collishaw fighter pilot, squadron leader, officer Royal Naval Air Service, Air Force
  • Amanda Crew actress
D
  • Edmund Wade Davis anthropologist, author
  • John Davison cricket player
  • Yvonne De Carlo actress
  • Ryan Dempster baseball player
  • James "Jimmy" Doohan actor
  • James Dunsmuir industrialist, politician

E - F

  • Atom Egoyan director, screenwriter (born in Egypt)
  • Arthur Charles Erickson architect, urban planner
  • Jodelle Ferland actress
  • Roy Forbes singer, songwriter
  • Craig Forrest soccer player, commentator
  • Judith Forst opera singer
  • David Foster musician, singer, songwriter
  • Don Francks actor, musician
  • Nelly Furtado singer, songwriter
G - I
  • Danny Gare hockey player
  • Chief Dan George chief tsleil-waututh first nation
  • Evan Goldberg filmwriter, producer
  • Iris Graham actress
  • Jennifer Granholm U.S. politician
  • Jason Gray-Stanford actor
  • Rick Hansen spinal cord injuries activist
  • June Havoc actress, director
  • Ben Heppner tenor
  • Jay Hill politician
  • Clive Holden poet, multimedia artist
  • Shawn Horcoff hockey player
  • Frank Howard trade unionist, politician
  • John Ireland actor
  • Robert Ito actor
J
  • Barret Jackman hockey player
  • Joshua Jackson actor

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People listed are almost always native to the province. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a province for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the province in their personal endeavors.

J - K

  • Edward John first nations political leader
  • Mary John, Sr. carrier leader, activist
  • Alexz Johnson actress
  • Byron Ingemar "Boss" Johnson former premier
  • Teyo Johnson football player
  • Peter Julian community activist, politician
  • Paul Kariya hockey player
  • Diana Krall singer, pianist
  • Kristin Kreuk actress
L
  • Andrew Ladd hockey player
  • Nicholas Lea actor
  • Robert "Bob" Lenarduzzi soccer player, coach
  • Alex Lifeson musician
  • Adam Loewen baseball player
M
  • Roy MacLaren diplomat, historian, author, politician
  • Leonard Marchand first indian parliament member
  • Suleka Mathew actress (born in India)
  • Sir Richard McBride founder B.C. conservative party
  • Arthur Daniel Miller politician
  • Willie Mitchell hockey player
  • Moffatts (The) music group
  • Greg Moore race car driver
  • Justin Morneau baseball player
  • Brendan Morrison hockey player
  • Carrie-Anne Moss actress
  • Lochlyn Munro actor
N - Q
  • Steven "Steve" Nash basketball player (born in South Africa)
  • Cameron "Cam" Neely hockey player
  • Robert "Rob" Niedermayer hockey player
  • Patrick "Pat" Onstad soccer player
  • Molly Parker actress
  • Barbara Parkins actress
  • Sophie Pemberton artist
  • Barry Pepper actor
  • Jason Priestley actor
  • Kirsten Prout actress
  • John Qualen actor
R
  • Josh Ramsay singer, songwriter, producer
  • Mark Recchi hockey player
  • William "Bill" Reid artist
  • Winston Rekert actor
  • Mike Reno musician
  • Ryan Reynolds actor
  • Seth Rogen actor, comedian, producer
  • Clifford "Cliff" Ronning hockey player
  • Teryl Rothery actress
  • Ann Rutherford actress

S

  • Joseph "Joe" Sakic hockey player
  • Will Sasso actor
  • Devon Sawa actor
  • Michael Shanks actor
  • Carol Shields author
  • Nell Shipman screenwriter, producer
  • Chelan Simmons actress
  • Robert "Bob" Skelly politician
  • Alexis Smith actress
  • Jacoba "Cobie" Smulders actress
  • Jewel Staite actress
  • Charles "Chuck" Strahl politician
  • Sarah Strange actress
  • David Suzuki science broadcaster, environmental activist, author
T
  • John Tenta wrestler
  • Ronald James Thom architect
  • Reece Thompson actor
  • Jon Miki Thor bodybuilder champion
  • Cliff Thorburn snooker player
  • Douglas Todd journalist, author
  • Simon Fraser Tolmie former premier
  • Margaret Sinclair Trudeau former first lady
U - Y
  • Deborah Kara Unger actress
  • Emmanuelle Vaugier actress
  • Larry Walker baseball player
  • Percy Williams athlete, olympic medalist
  • Stephen "Steve" Yzerman hockey player

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