Thursday, November 23, 2006

The Greatest Canadian

The Greatest Canadian was a project by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation to find out who is considered the greatest Canadian of all time.

1. Tommy Douglas (Premier of Saskatchewan, former New Democratic Party leader, Father of Medicare)
2. Terry Fox (athlete, activist)
3. Pierre Trudeau (Prime Minister)
4. Sir Frederick Banting (medical scientist, co-discoverer of insulin)
5. David Suzuki (geneticist, environmentalist, broadcaster, activist)
6. Lester Bowles Pearson (Prime Minister, former UN General Assembly President, Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
7. Don Cherry (ice hockey coach, commentator)
8. Sir John A. Macdonald (First post-Confederation Prime Minister)
9. Alexander Graham Bell (scientist, inventor, founder of the Bell telephone company)
10. Wayne Gretzky (professional ice hockey player


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