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TORONTO, October 6, 2021 / CNW / – The Canadian Walk of Fame, the jewel of the country that celebrates Canadian excellence and achievement, will honor ten new inductions to its prestigious ranks. This year’s class of Outstanding Canadians is recognized not only for their distinctive achievements and successes, but also for their philanthropy, advocacy and contributions to the common good.
With today’s announcement, from Canada Walk of Fame marks its 200th induction. Created in 1998 by the late Pierre Soumalias and its partners Bill ballard and Dusty cohl, with Diane schwalm and in partnership with Gary Slaight, the Walk of Fame began as a small gathering to unveil a star carved into the sidewalks of from Toronto Entertainment District and has since expanded into a nationwide series of year-long shows and celebrations culminating in nationwide broadcast.
Representing the five pillars of recognition of the organization: Arts and Entertainment; entrepreneurship and philanthropy; Humanitarian; Science, technology and innovation; Sports and Athletics. Inductees and recipients will be celebrated at Annual from Canada Walk of Fame Awards Gala To from Toronto Beanfield Center on Saturday, December 4, 2021. A special will air in December on CTV.
2021 Canadian Walk of Fame Inductees:
Ajay Virmani (Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy):
Pioneer between the streets and the sky.
Bret “The Hitman” Hart (Sports and Athletics):
The courage and courage of a champion.
Bruce cockburn (Arts and entertainment):
The voice of a generation.
Damien warner (Sports and Athletics):
The greatest athlete on Earth.
Frédéric Banting, Charles Best, John macleod, James Collip (Science, Technology and Innovation):
The team that saved 300 million lives and counts.
Graham Greene (Arts and Entertainment):
One of from Canada Most beloved and iconic actors.
Black July (Arts and Entertainment):
from Canada Queen of R&B / Soul and Ambassador for Women’s Empowerment.
Keanu reeves (Arts and entertainment):
World Superstar and that of hollywood Good guy.
Lieutenant-General (retired) The Honorable Roméo A. Dallaire (Humanitarianism):
Famous human rights defender.
Salome Bey (Arts and Entertainment – Caption):
from Canada First Lady of the Blues.
The 2021 Canadian Walk of Fame winners :
Serena ryder – Allan Slaight Music Impact Honor.
Laurent Duvernay Tardif – Honor of the national hero.
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