100 Notable alumni of
University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa is 367th in the world, 156th in North America, and 10th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from the University of Ottawa sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Alex Trebek

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    Alex Trebek
    Born in
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    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    television presenterjournalistactorsports commentator
    Biography

    George Alexander Trebek was a Canadian-American game show host and television personality. He hosted the syndicated general knowledge quiz game show Jeopardy! for 37 seasons from its revival in 1984 until his death in 2020. He also hosted a number of other game shows, including The Wizard of Odds, Double Dare, High Rollers, Battlestars, Classic Concentration, and To Tell the Truth. Trebek also made appearances in numerous television series, in which he usually played himself.

  2. Samantha Bee

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    Samantha Bee
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    journalistactortelevision actorscreenwritervoice actor
    Biography

    Samantha Anne Bee is a Canadian-American comedienne, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, and television host. Bee rose to fame as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, where she became the longest-serving regular correspondent. In 2015, she departed the show after 12 years to start her own show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.

  3. Andrew Scheer

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    Andrew Scheer
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andrew James Scheer is a Canadian politician who served as leader of the Official Opposition and the leader of the Conservative Party of Canada from 2017 until 2020. He has also been the member of Parliament (MP) for Regina—Qu'Appelle since 2004.

  4. Maxime Bernier

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    Maxime Bernier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    lawyerdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Maxime Bernier is a Canadian businessman, lawyer and politician who served as a cabinet minister of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and as Member of Parliament (MP) for Beauce from 2006 to 2019. He is the founder and current leader of the People's Party of Canada (PPC).

  5. Roch Voisine

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    Roch Voisine
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Joseph Armand Roch Voisine, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, actor, and radio and television host who lives in Montreal and Paris. He writes and performs material in both English and French. He won the Juno Award for Male Vocalist of the Year in 1994. In 1997 he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

  6. Rachel Homan

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    Rachel Homan
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    curler
    Biography

    Rachel Catherine Homan is a Canadian international curler. Homan is a former Canadian junior champion, a three-time Canadian national champion, and the 2017 world champion, all as a skip. She was also the skip of the Canadian women's curling team at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

  7. Helen Prejean

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    Helen Prejean
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    monkwriter
    Biography

    Helen Prejean, C.S.J. is a Roman Catholic sister, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph based in New Orleans, and a leading American advocate for the abolition of the death penalty.

  8. Mishael Morgan

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    Mishael Morgan
    Born in
    Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Marie-Charms Mishael Morgan known professionally as Mishael Morgan, is a Trinidadian-Canadian actress known for the roles of Hilary Curtis and Amanda Sinclair on CBS Daytime soap opera, The Young and the Restless.

  9. Clark Johnson

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    Clark Johnson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    film directorfilm actortelevision actoractorfilm producer
    Biography

    Clark Johnson, sometimes credited as Clark "Slappy" Jackson, Clarque Johnson, and J. Clark Johnson, is an American-born Canadian actor and director who has worked in both television and film. He is best known for David Jefferson in Night Heat (1985-1988), Clark Roberts in E.N.G. (1989-1994), and as Meldrick Lewis in Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-1999).

  10. Ahmed Hussen

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    Ahmed Hussen
    Born in
    Somalia Flag Somalia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Enrolled in the University of Ottawa
    In 2012 studied law
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianactivist
    Biography

    Ahmed Hussen is a Canadian lawyer and politician who presently serves as Minister of Families, Children and Social Development. A member of the Liberal Party, Hussen has served as the member of Parliament (MP) for the Toronto area the riding of York South—Weston since the 2015 federal election. He is the first Somali-Canadian to be elected to the House of Commons and the first to hold a federal Cabinet position.

  11. Lisa LaFlamme

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    Lisa LaFlamme
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    news presenterjournalist
    Biography

    Lisa LaFlamme, is a Canadian television journalist, and currently the chief anchor and senior editor of CTV National News. She replaced Lloyd Robertson in this role on September 5, 2011. LaFlamme previously served as the news international affairs correspondent and substitute host for CTV National News.

  12. Jane Philpott

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    Jane Philpott
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Jane Philpott is a physician, academic administrator, and former Canadian politician who represented the riding of Markham—Stouffville in the House of Commons. Philpott was first elected in the 2015 federal election as a member of the Liberal Party and was appointed to the Cabinet of the 29th Canadian Ministry, headed by Justin Trudeau, on November 4, 2015. On March 4, 2019, Philpott resigned from her cabinet position as President of the Treasury Board over the SNC-Lavalin affair. On April 2, 2019, she and Jody Wilson-Raybould were both expelled from the Liberal caucus in the aftermath of the controversy.

  13. Graydon Carter

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    Graydon Carter
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    journalisteditoractorwriter
    Biography

    Edward Graydon Carter, CM is a Canadian journalist who served as the editor of Vanity Fair from 1992 until 2017. He also co-founded, with Kurt Andersen and Tom Phillips, the satirical monthly magazine Spy in 1986. In 2019, it was announced he was launching a new weekly newsletter called Air Mail, which is for "worldly cosmopolitans."

  14. Denis Coderre

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    Denis Coderre
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Denis Coderre is a Canadian politician from Quebec. Coderre was the Member of Parliament for the riding of Bourassa from 1997 until 2013, and was the Immigration minister from 2002-2003 and became the Mayor of Montreal in 2013, but lost in 2017 to Valérie Plante. He has been an administrator of Eurostar since 2018 and Special advisor for the FIA since 2019.

  15. Dalton McGuinty

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    Dalton McGuinty
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in the University of Ottawa
    Graduated with Bachelor of Laws
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Dalton James Patrick McGuinty Jr. is a Canadian retired politician who served as the 24th Premier of Ontario from 2003 to 2013. He was the first Liberal leader to win two majority governments since Mitchell Hepburn nearly 70 years earlier. In 2011, he became the first Liberal premier to secure a third consecutive term since Oliver Mowat (1872–1896), after his party was re-elected in that year's provincial election.

  16. Louise Arbour

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    Louise Arbour
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    judgelawyerdiplomatuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Louise Arbour, is a Canadian lawyer, prosecutor and jurist.

  17. Jeanne Sauvé

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    Jeanne Sauvé
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1922-1993 (aged 71)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé was a Canadian politician, and journalist who served as Governor General of Canada, the 23rd since Canadian Confederation.

  18. Peter Chiarelli

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    Peter Chiarelli
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    Peter Chiarelli is a former Canadian ice hockey executive and former player. He is the former president of hockey operations and former general manager of the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He also previously worked as a general manager with the Boston Bruins and won the Stanley Cup with them in 2011.

  19. Angela Hewitt

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    Angela Hewitt
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    pianist
    Biography

    Angela Hewitt, is a Canadian classical pianist. She is best known for her Bach interpretations.

  20. Mitch Garber

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    Mitch Garber
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Mitch Garber is a Canadian lawyer, investor and business executive. Mitch Garber is a Member of the Order of Canada.

  21. Francis George

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    Francis George
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1937-2015 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    theologianclericCatholic priest
    Biography

    Francis Eugene George was an American cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the eighth Archbishop of Chicago (1997–2014) and also served as Bishop of Yakima (1990–1996) and Archbishop of Portland, Oregon (1996–1997).

  22. Richard Wagner

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    Richard Wagner
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    judgelawyer
    Biography

    Richard Wagner is a Canadian jurist serving as the 18th and current Chief Justice of Canada since 2017. He previously served as a Puisne Justice of the Quebec Court of Appeal (2011–2012) and of the Supreme Court of Canada (2012–2017). On January 23, 2021, Wagner assumed the role of Administrator of the Government of Canada, following a workplace review of Rideau Hall and the resignation of Julie Payette as Governor General of Canada. He served as Administrator until the appointment and installation of Mary Simon as Governor General on July 26, 2021. Serving for six months, Wagner is the longest-serving Administrator of Canada in history.

  23. Oksana Syroyid

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    Oksana Syroyid
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Oksana Ivanivna Syroyid is a Ukrainian politician and jurist. She was elected to the Verkhovna Rada in the 2014 Ukrainian parliamentary elections. In December 2014, she became the first woman to serve as the deputy speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament. Since October 2019 Syroyid is the party leader of Self Reliance.

  24. Calin Rovinescu

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    Calin Rovinescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Calin Rovinescu, served as the president and chief executive officer of Air Canada from April 2009 to February 2021.

  25. Ahmed Khadr

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    Ahmed Khadr
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1948-2003 (aged 55)
    Biography

    Ahmed Said Khadr was a Canadian citizen who began working in Afghanistan in the 1980s. There he has been described as having had ties to a number of militant and Mujahideen leaders in Afghanistan, including Osama bin Laden, founder of al-Qaeda. Khadr was accused by Canada and the United States of being a "senior associate" and financier of al-Qaeda.

  26. Philippe Falardeau

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    Philippe Falardeau
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Philippe Falardeau is a French-Canadian film director and screenwriter.

  27. Carla Qualtrough

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    Carla Qualtrough
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    swimmerpolitician
    Biography

    Carla Dawn Qualtrough is a Canadian politician and former Paralympic swimmer who is the minister of employment, workforce development and disability inclusion. She was first elected as a member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of Canada to represent the federal electoral district of Delta during the 2015 federal election. Qualtrough was re-elected in 2019. Previously she served as minister of public services and procurement and accessibility. She played an interim role as president of the Treasury Board.

  28. Maxime Rémillard

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    Maxime Rémillard
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Maxime Rémillard is a Canadian businessman born on January 17, 1975 in Greenfield Park, Quebec. He is the president of both Remcorp, a leading Canadian private investment firm and Remstar Media, an entertainment and content delivery company.

  29. Mauril Bélanger

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    Mauril Bélanger
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1955-2016 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mauril Adrien Jules Bélanger was a Canadian politician.

  30. Lisa Weagle

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    Lisa Weagle
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    curler
    Biography

    Lisa Colleen Weagle is a Canadian curler from Ottawa, Ontario. Weagle was the lead on the Rachel Homan team from 2010 until March 12, 2020 when the team announced they would be parting ways with her. Weagle is known for her ability to make the eponymous "Weagle" shot (also known as a tick shot), which the Homan rink had used in high frequency while she was a member of the team.

  31. Anne-Marie Cadieux

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    Anne-Marie Cadieux
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Anne-Marie Cadieux is a Canadian actress, film director and screenwriter. She has won a Jutra Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Streetheart (Le Cœur au poing) and in 2008 was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her role in You (Toi).

  32. Rod Fergusson

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    Rod Fergusson
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    video game producercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Rod Fergusson is a Canadian video game producer, best known for overseeing the development of the Gears of War franchise, originally at Epic Games and then as head of The Coalition. More recently, Fergusson moved over to Blizzard Entertainment to oversee development on the Diablo series.

  33. Yasir Naqvi

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    Yasir Naqvi
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yasir Abbas Naqvi is a former Pakistani-Canadian politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2007 to 2018 who represented the riding of Ottawa Centre. He was President of the Ontario Liberal Party and served in several cabinet positions in the government of Kathleen Wynne, including as Attorney General.

  34. John Manley

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    John Manley
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerdiplomat
    Biography

    John Paul Manley is a Canadian lawyer, businessman, and politician. He served as Liberal Member of Parliament for Ottawa South from 1988 to 2004, and was the eighth deputy prime minister between 2002 and 2003. From January 2010 until October 2018 he was president and CEO of the Business Council of Canada. He currently serves on the advisory board of the Leaders' Debates Commission.

  35. Gregory So

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    Gregory So
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    justice of the peace
    Biography

    Gregory So Kam-leung is the former Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of Hong Kong.

  36. Gérald Tremblay

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    Gérald Tremblay
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gérald Tremblay is a Canadian former politician and businessman who served as mayor of Montreal from 2002 until his resignation in 2012. He also served as president of the Montreal Metropolitan Community. Before becoming mayor he had a long career in business and management. Tremblay resigned as Mayor on November 5, 2012 following allegations of corruption made at the Charbonneau Commission.

  37. Amanda Simard

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    Amanda Simard
    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Amanda Simard is a Canadian politician currently representing the riding of Glengarry—Prescott—Russell in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Simard was elected in the 2018 provincial election as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, but left the PC caucus on November 29, 2018 after Ontario premier Doug Ford eliminated the province's French-language services commissioner and cancelled plans for a new French language university. On January 16, 2020, Simard joined the Ontario Liberal Party.

  38. Caspar Ying-wai Tsui

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    Caspar Ying-wai Tsui
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Caspar Tsui Ying-wai is a Hong Kong politician and government official. Since 2020, he has been Secretary for Home Affairs.

  39. Ousainou Darboe

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    Ousainou Darboe
    Born in
    Gambia Flag Gambia
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Ousainou Darboe is a Gambian politician and lawyer who served as Vice-President of the Gambia and Minister of Women's Affairs from June 2018 to March 2019, under President Adama Barrow. Darboe formerly served as Barrow's Minister of Foreign Affairs from February 2017 to June 2018.

  40. Anthony Rota

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    Anthony Rota
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anthony Rota is a Canadian politician who is the 37th and current Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada since 2019. A member of the Liberal Party, he currently serves as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Nipissing—Timiskaming. He previously represented Nipissing—Timiskaming as MP from 2004 to 2011. On December 5, 2019, he was elected by the House of Commons to be the Speaker in the 43rd Parliament.

  41. Leif Vollebekk

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    Leif Vollebekk
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Occupations
    musician
    Biography

    Leif Vollebekk is a Canadian indie folk singer-songwriter, whose 2017 album Twin Solitude was a shortlisted finalist for the 2017 Polaris Music Prize and the 2018 Juno Award for Adult Alternative Album of the Year.

  42. Guy Caron

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    Guy Caron
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Guy Caron is a Canadian politician who served as the federal House leader of the New Democratic Party from 2017 to 2019, substituting for party leader Jagmeet Singh who during this time did not hold a seat.

  43. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed

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    Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed
    Born in
    Somalia Flag Somalia
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianeconomist
    Biography

    Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, also known as Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohammad, is a Somali economist and politician. He previously worked in the Somali military government as a Livestock Marketing Specialist and later on in mainly leadership positions with a number of international organizations, including the World Bank, USAID, African Union/IBAR, the European Union, the Bank of Canada, COMESA, and the Islamic Development Bank in Jeddah.

  44. Jean-Paul L'Allier

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    Jean-Paul L'Allier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1938-2016 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Jean-Paul L'Allier was a Quebec politician, a two-term Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) and the 38th mayor of Quebec City.

  45. Paul Okalik

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    Paul Okalik
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Paul Okalik is a Canadian politician. He is the first Inuk to have been called to the Nunavut Bar and the first Premier of Nunavut.

  46. Allan Rock

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    Allan Rock
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticiandiplomat
    Biography

    Allan Michael Rock is a Canadian lawyer, former politician, diplomat and university administrator. He was Canada's ambassador to the United Nations (2004–2006) and had previously served in the Cabinet of Jean Chrétien, most notably as Justice Minister (1993–1997) and Health Minister (1997–2002).

  47. Bernard Drainville

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    Bernard Drainville
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenterpolitician
    Biography

    Bernard Drainville is a Canadian politician, television host and journalist. He was the Member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Marie-Victorin in Longueuil from 2007 to 2016, representing the Parti Québécois.

  48. David McGuinty

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    David McGuinty
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    David Joseph McGuinty is a Canadian lawyer and politician from Ontario, Canada. He is the Member of Parliament for the riding of Ottawa South and sits in the House of Commons of Canada as a Liberal. He was first elected in the 2004 federal election and was re-elected in 2006, 2008, 2011, 2015 and 2019, the latter with a roughly 2-to-1 margin over the second place Conservative candidate.

  49. Jean-Jacques Bertrand

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    Jean-Jacques Bertrand
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1916-1973 (aged 57)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Jean-Jacques Bertrand was the 21st Premier of Quebec, Canada, from October 2, 1968, to May 12, 1970. He led the Union Nationale party.

  50. Hugh Segal

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    Hugh Segal
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hugh Segal, is a Canadian political strategist, author, commentator, academic and former senator. He served as Chief of Staff to Ontario Premier Bill Davis and later to Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. Segal resigned from the Senate of Canada effective June 15, 2014, as a result of his appointment as Master (later Principal) of Massey College in Toronto.

  51. Merrilee Fullerton

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    Merrilee Fullerton
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Merrilee K. Fullerton is a Canadian politician and physician who is the Ontario Minister of Children, Community and Social Service since June 18, 2021. She represents the riding of Kanata-Carleton in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party since 2018.

  52. Alexandre Cloutier

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    Alexandre Cloutier
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in the University of Ottawa
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in law
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Alexandre Cloutier is a Canadian politician and lawyer. He was a member of National Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Lac-Saint-Jean in the Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean region from 2007 to 2018, representing the Parti Québécois.

  53. Bob Chiarelli

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    Bob Chiarelli
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Robert Chiarelli is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario who served from 1987 to 1997 and again from 2010 to 2018 who represented the ridings of Ottawa West and Ottawa West—Nepean. He was the Regional Chair of Ottawa-Carleton from 1997 to 2001 and was mayor of Ottawa from 2001 to 2006. He served in the provincial cabinets of Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne.

  54. Sethuraman Panchanathan

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    Sethuraman Panchanathan
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    scientistcomputer scientist
    Biography

    Sethuraman Panchanathan is an Indian-American computer scientist and academic administrator, and the 15th Director of National Science Foundation since June 2020. He previously served as the Executive Vice President, ASU Knowledge Enterprise Development and Chief Research and Innovation Officer at Arizona State University. He was also Director of the Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing (CUbiC), Foundation Chair of Computing and Informatics at ASU and Professor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering (CIDSE), part of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

  55. Sonia Ahmed

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    Sonia Ahmed
    Born in
    Kuwait Flag Kuwait
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    president
    Biography

    Sonia Ahmed, is a Kuwaiti born Pakistani and founder of Miss Canada Pakistan Inc., also known as Miss Pakistan World, Mr. Pakistan World and Mrs. Pakistan World. that were first held in 2002 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

  56. Hani Rashid

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    Hani Rashid
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Hani Rashid is an architect and educator. He co-founded the New York-based architecture firm, Asymptote Architecture with Lise Anne Couture.

  57. Anne Lagacé Dowson

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    Anne Lagacé Dowson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Anne Lagacé Dowson is a Canadian radio journalist.

  58. Anne McGrath

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    Anne McGrath
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1958-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anne McGrath is National Director of the New Democratic Party (NDP) of Canada. Prior to this, she most recently served as principal secretary to former Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and as Notley's deputy chief of staff. McGrath was president of the New Democratic Party from 2006 to 2009.

  59. André Marin

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    André Marin
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    André Marin is a lawyer who served as Ontario Ombudsman from 2005 to 2015.

  60. Faisal Kutty

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    Faisal Kutty
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    lawyerjournalistuniversity teacherwriterorator
    Biography

    Faisal Kutty is a lawyer, academic, writer, public speaker and human rights activist. He is principal lawyer at Kutty & Associates, an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and was an associate professor of law at the now closed Valparaiso University School of Law. He has previously taught at Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law of Barry University and guest lectured at dozens of universities around North America.

  61. Martin Cauchon

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    Martin Cauchon
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Martin Cauchon, is a Canadian lawyer and politician in Quebec Canada. He is a former Liberal Cabinet Minister in the government of Jean Chrétien.

  62. Jo-Anne McArthur

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    Jo-Anne McArthur
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    photojournalist
    Biography

    Jo-Anne McArthur is a Canadian photojournalist, humane educator, animal rights activist and author. She is known for her We Animals project, a photography project documenting human relationships with animals. Through the We Animals Humane Education program, McArthur offers presentations about human relationships with animals in educational and other environments, and through the We Animals Archive, she provides photographs and other media for those working to help animals. We Animals Media, meanwhile, is a media agency focused on human/animal relationships.

  63. Emmanuelle Lussier-Martinez

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    Emmanuelle Lussier-Martinez
    Born in
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    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Emmanuelle Lussier-Martinez is a Canadian actress who has worked in both film and television. She was born in Ottawa, Ontario, to a Chilean Canadian mother and a French Canadian father, and attended the University of Ottawa.

  64. Marc-André Bédard

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    1935-.. (age 86)
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    lawyerpolitician
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    Marc-André Bédard was a Canadian attorney and politician. Born in Lac-à-la-Croix, Quebec, Bédard served in the National Assembly of Quebec from 1973 to 1985 and was Minister of Justice and Deputy Premier. Bédard was the father of politician Stéphane Bédard.

  65. Marie Grégoire

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    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    radio personalitypolitician
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    Marie Grégoire was the Action démocratique du Québec Member of the National Assembly of Quebec, Canada, for the electoral district of Berthier from 2002 to 2003.

  66. Howard Hampton

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    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    ice hockey playerlawyerpolitician
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    Howard George Hampton is a politician who was a Member of Provincial Parliament for the province of Ontario. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, Canada, from 1987 to 1999 in the electoral district of Rainy River, and from 1999 to 2011 in the redistributed electoral district of Kenora—Rainy River. A member of the Ontario New Democratic Party, he was also the party's leader from 1996 to 2009. Hampton retired from the legislature at the 2011 Ontario provincial election and subsequently joined Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP as a member of the law firm's corporate social responsibility and aboriginal affairs groups.

  67. Magnus Wenninger

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    1919-2017 (aged 98)
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    mathematicianteacher
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    Father Magnus J. Wenninger OSB was an American mathematician who worked on constructing polyhedron models, and wrote the first book on their construction.

  68. Brigette DePape

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    1989-.. (age 32)
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    activist
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    Brigette DePape is a Canadian activist from Winnipeg, Manitoba, who was a Canadian Senate page when she disrupted the Throne speech in 2011 with a silent demonstration in the House of Commons. She has protested other events as well causing her to be arrested in 2014.

  69. Marion Dewar

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    1928-2008 (aged 80)
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    nursepolitician
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    Marion Dewar, was a prominent member of the New Democratic Party (NDP), mayor of Ottawa from 1978 to 1985 and a member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1987 to 1988.

  70. Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve

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    1883-1947 (aged 64)
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    university teacherCatholic priest
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    Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve was a Canadian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Quebec from 1931 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1933.

  71. Denis Paradis

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    1949-.. (age 72)
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    lawyerpolitician
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    Denis Paradis is a Canadian politician and lawyer who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Brome—Missisquoi from 2015 until 2019 and previously from 1995 to 2006. A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, Paradis was Minister of State for Financial Institutions from 2003 to 2004.

  72. Joyce El-Khoury

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    20th Century
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    singer
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    Joyce El-Khoury is a Lebanese-Canadian opera singer performing with leading opera companies and symphony orchestras around the world. She is a soprano praised for her bel canto singing.

  73. Daniel Turp

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    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Daniel Turp is a professor of constitutional and international law at the Université de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He served as a Bloc Québécois Member of Parliament (1997–2000) and as a Parti Québécois member of the Quebec National Assembly (2003–2008).

  74. Lewis Ward

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    1992-.. (age 29)
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    athlete
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    Lewis Ward is a professional Canadian football placekicker for the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He played U Sports football at the University of Ottawa for the Gee-Gees.

  75. Dan Ratushny

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    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
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    Daniel Paul Ratushny is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach, lawyer and sports arbitrator. A former professional ice hockey defenceman, he last served as head coach of Lausanne HC of the Swiss top-flight National League A (NLA).

  76. Jenn Hanna

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    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    curler
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    Jennifer Ann Hanna is a Canadian curler from Nepean, Ontario. She curls out of the Ottawa Curling Club. She was a finalist in both the 1998 Canadian Junior Curling Championship and the 2005 Scott Tournament of Hearts.

  77. José Avelino Bettencourt

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    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestdiplomat
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    José Avelino Bettencourt ComC, OMRI is a Portuguese-Canadian prelate of the Catholic Church who has served as Apostolic Nuncio to Armenia and Georgia since March 2018.

  78. Armand Lavergne

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    1880-1935 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Armand Renaud Lavergne, or La Vergne was a Quebec lawyer, journalist and political figure. He represented Montmagny in the House of Commons of Canada as a Liberal member from 1904 to 1908 and as a Conservative member from 1930 to 1935. He represented Montmagny in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec as a Nationalist member from 1908 to 1916. His surname is given as "La Vergne" by some authoritative sources, including his National Assembly of Quebec biographical page, although these same sources spell his father's name as "Lavergne".

  79. Michael Connolly

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    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Michael Robert Davies Connolly is a Canadian politician who was an elected member to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Calgary-Hawkwood. Upon election he became the second youngest elected MLA at the age of 21 and one of the first three openly LGBT people elected to the Alberta legislature, alongside caucus colleagues Ricardo Miranda and Estefania Cortes-Vargas.

  80. Françoise Boivin

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    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Françoise Boivin is a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Gatineau in the House of Commons of Canada until 2015.

  81. Kathy Kreiner

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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    alpine skier
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    Katharine Kreiner-Phillips is a former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist from Canada. She won the giant slalom at the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. First out of the gate on Friday the 13th, Kreiner prevented double-gold medalist Rosi Mittermaier from sweeping the women's three alpine events, as Mittermaier won the silver medal. It was Canada's only gold medal in Innsbruck.

  82. Alex Munter

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    1968-.. (age 53)
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    newspaper editorjournalistchief executive officer
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    Alexander Mathias Munter is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO), and a former elected official and business owner in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

  83. Jacques Lacoursière

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    1932-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    writerhistorian
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    Jacques Lacoursière, was a Canadian TV host, author and historian.

  84. Thanh Hai Ngo

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    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianjudge
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    Thanh Hai Ngo is a Conservative Party of Canada Senator representing Ontario. He was nominated by Governor General David Johnston on the advice of Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He is the first Canadian Senator of Vietnamese descent to sit in the Senate of Canada.

  85. Frank de Jong

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    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Frank de Jong is a Canadian politician, environmentalist, and elementary school teacher. He joined the Green Party of Ontario in 1987 and became the party's first official leader in 1993 – a position he held until November 14, 2009, when he was replaced by Mike Schreiner. From 2017 to 2019 he was the leader of the Yukon Green Party. De Jong has also campaigned for federal office as a member of the Green Party of Canada.

  86. Rémy Trudel

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    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Rémy Trudel is a university professor and a former Quebec politician. A member of the Parti Québécois, he served as Member of the National Assembly for Rouyn-Noranda–Témiscamingue from 1989 to 2003. In 1988, he was one of the star candidates for the New Democratic Party in the riding of Témiscamingue. He lost the election by about 3,500 votes.

  87. Joyce Msuya

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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    microbiologist
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    Joyce Msuya is a Tanzanian microbiologist and environmental scientist, who serves as the Deputy Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme at the level of Assistant Secretary-General. She was appointed to this position by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on 21 May 2018, for a 5-year term. She replaced Ibrahim Thiaw of Mauritania, who had served out his term.

  88. Lucien Ebata

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    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    businessperson
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    Lucien Ebata is a Congolese-Canadian businessman and publisher. He is the founder and CEO of Orion Oil, and publisher of Forbes Afrique.

  89. Edward Morris, 1st Baron Morris

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    1859-1935 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris was a Newfoundlander lawyer and Prime Minister of Newfoundland.

  90. J. Greg Peters

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    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    civil servant
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    John Gregory Peters is a retired Superintendent of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the current Usher of the Black Rod of the Senate of Canada. He was appointed to the position by order of the Governor-in-Council effective 1 October 2013. He was re-appointed on October 1, 2018 for another 5-year term.

  91. Roger Lawrence Schwietz

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    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
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    Roger Lawrence Schwietz, OMI is an American prelate of the Catholic Church who served as Archbishop of Anchorage from 2001 to 2016.

  92. Angelo Iacono

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    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Angelo G. Iacono is a Canadian Liberal politician, who was elected to represent the riding of Alfred-Pellan in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election.

  93. Jean-Marc Dalpé

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    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    poetnovelistplaywright
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    Jean-Marc Dalpé is a Canadian playwright and poet. He is one of the most important figures in Franco-Ontarian literature.

  94. Constant Awashish

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    Constant Awashish
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    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    politiciantribal chief
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    Constant Awashish is an Atikamekw chief. Since 2014, he is the Grand Chief of the Conseil de la Nation Atikamekw, the tribal council uniting the three Atikamekw Nations. He is known to have declared the sovereignty on their ancestral territory, the Nitaskinan, with the other Atikamekw chiefs.

  95. Anne Janelle

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    musician
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    Anne Janelle is a classically trained Canadian musician who has focused on the cello.

  96. Pierre Claude Nolin

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    Pierre Claude Nolin
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    1950-2015 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Pierre Claude Nolin was a Canadian politician and Senator. A prominent member of Conservative Party of Canada from 2004 till his death, he became an influential strongman in the Party's parliamentary caucus.

  97. Huguette Labelle

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    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    civil servant
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    Huguette Labelle is a Canadian retired civil servant and former Chancellor of the University of Ottawa, serving from 1994 until 2012. She has been the chair of the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments since 2016.

  98. Andrea Khanjin

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    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Andrea Khanjin is a Canadian politician who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario during the 2018 general election. She represents the riding of Barrie—Innisfil, and is a member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.

  99. Murray Costello

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    1934-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
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    James Murray Costello is a Canadian retired ice hockey player, executive and administrator who dedicated a lifetime to the advancement of ice hockey in Canada. He played four seasons in the National Hockey League, and was the younger brother of Les Costello. He was a lawyer by trade, and was president of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association from 1979 to 1994, then and its successor Hockey Canada from 1994 to 1998, when he facilitated the merger of the two organizations.

  100. Cori Morris

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    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    curler
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    Corinne "Cori" Morris is a Canadian curler from Calgary, Alberta. She played lead for the Olympic silver medal-winning Cheryl Bernard rink from 2005 to 2011. Currently, she plays lead for Susan O'Connor, another member of that team.