Doug Mowat
Douglas Lyall Mowat (May 16, 1929 – August 11, 1992) was a Canadian politician, who served as a Social Credit Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1983 to 1991, representing the...
Kirby Cote
Kirby Cote (born April 29, 1984) is a blind Canadian Paralympic swimmer.
Cote first competed for Canada at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, where she won gold in both the 100 metre breaststr...
David Onley
David Charles Onley, OOnt (born June 12, 1950) was the 28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 2007 until 2014.Prior to his viceregal appointment Onley was a television journalist. He worked primaril...
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Jordi Bonet
Jordi Bonet (7 May 1932 – 25 December 1979) was a Catalan-born Canadian painter, ceramist, muralist, and sculptor who worked principally in Quebec.
Born in Barcelona, Spain, he lost his right arm ...
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Harold Russell
Harold John Russell (January 14, 1914 – January 29, 2002) was a Canadian-American World War II veteran who became one of only two non-professional actors to win an Academy Award for acting (the other...
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Ian Gregson
Ian Gregson (born September 2, 1962) is an actor, musician, activist and author in British Columbia, Canada.He was born in St Helens, Lancashire, England. As a young boy his promising athletic career ...
Ross Eadie
Ross Eadie born in 1960 is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Winnipeg City Council in the 2010 municipal election.Eadie previously ran as a New Democratic Party candidate in Kildonan—St. P...
André Viger
André Viger, OC CQ (September 27, 1952 – October 1, 2006) was a French Canadian wheelchair marathoner and Paralympian. He took part in five consecutive Summer Paralympics in athletics from ...
Pierre Sévigny
Joseph Pierre Albert Sévigny, PC, OC, CD, VM, ED (September 12, 1917 – March 20, 2004) was a Canadian soldier, author, politician, and academic. He is best known for his involvement in the Munsi...
Terry Fox Hall of Fame
The Terry Fox Hall of Fame recognizes "outstanding Canadians who have made extraordinary contributions to enriching the quality of life for people with physical disabilities". It's run by the Canadian...
Jeff Adams
Jeff Adams (born November 15, 1970 in Mississauga, Ontario) is a Canadian Paralympian and a six-time world champion in wheelchair sports. He has competed at six consecutive Summer Paralympics from 19...
Adrian Anantawan
Adrian Anantawan is a Canadian violinist. Anantawan, who began studying violin at age nine, has performed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and at the White House. He is an alumnus of the Etobicoke ...
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Philippe Gagnon (swimmer)
Philippe Gagnon (born January 20, 1980) is a Canadian Paralympic swimmer.
Gagnono first competed for Canada at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, where he won gold in the 100 metre freestyle S...
Terry Fox
Terrance Stanley "Terry" Fox CC OD (July 28, 1958 – June 28, 1981) was a Canadian athlete, humanitarian, and cancer research activist. In 1980, with one leg having been amputated, he e...
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Trevor Greene
Captain Charles Trevor Greene (born 1965) is a writer, journalist, and a former officer in the Seaforth Highlanders of the Canadian Forces. Greene sustained a massive brain injury after a much publici...
Frances Bay
Frances Bay (née Goffman; January 23, 1919 – September 15, 2011) was a Canadian American character actress, best known for playing quirky, eccentric, albeit usually sweet natured elderly women on fil...
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Catherine Frazee
Catherine Frazee OC is a Canadian educator, activist, researcher, poet and writer who currently serves as a Professor of Distinction in the Disability Studies program at Ryerson University as well as ...
Kevin Murphy (Canadian politician)
Kevin Murphy (born 1970 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia) is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2013 provincial election. A member of the Nova Scotia Liberal P...
Valérie Grand'Maison
Valérie Grand'Maison (born on October 12, 1988) is a Canadian swimmer. She holds six Paralympic medals with a combined total of 12 world records in paralympic swimming.
Valérie Grand'Maison is th...
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Francis Arthur Sutton
Major General Francis Arthur Sutton M.C. (born England 14 February 1884, died Hong Kong 22 October 1944) was an English born adventurer known as "One Arm Sutton" after losing part of an arm by a hand ...
Jim Kyte
James G. Kyte (born March 21, 1964) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. Kyte made history by being the first (and to date, only) legally deaf National Hockey League (NHL) player, play...
Joyce Hayden
Joyce Sandra Hayden (September 20, 1931 – March 7, 2009) was a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Whitehorse South Centre in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1989 to 199...