You must have heard about people working as human rights activists, animal activists, environmental activists, women rights activists and so on in your society today but before you take a leap further and know more about them, it is crucial to understand who activists truly are. They are the people who campaign for a change, be it political, social, environmental or economical through protests, marches and remonstrations. With the rising awareness about the society, more and more people are turning to become activists. They strongly stand by their line of belief and are influential in executing changes that the society demands. Even the top countries of the world do not have everything that goes right. They too have some political or social causes that demand change and it is here where activists step in. Canada may seem to be an emerging world power but the country suffers from its own crisis and societal, political or environmental problems that needs attention. Canadian activists have worked in various spheres and taken much effort to promote, impede or direct change to make improvement and correct social injustice. Check this segment and find out more about famous Canadian activists.
Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967
American-Canadian actress
Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939
Writer, Environmental Activist

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983

13 June 1974

Viola DesmondViola Desmond
06 July 1914

David SuzukiDavid Suzuki
24 March 1936
Academic, Enviromental Activist
Naomi KleinNaomi Klein
08 May 1970

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916
Journalist, Author, Activist

Craig KielburgerCraig Kielburger
17 December 1982
Canadian Author

Emily MurphyEmily Murphy
14 March 1868
First Female Magistrate in Canada
Maggie McGuaneMaggie McGuane
28 October 1976
Margot Kidder's Daughter

11 November 1968
Molly BurkeMolly Burke
08 February 1994
Activist, Motivational Speaker

K. D. Lang K. D. Lang
02 November 1961
Singer, Songwriter

Patrick MoorePatrick Moore
1947 AD
Severn Cullis-SuzukiSevern Cullis-Suzuki
30 November 1979
Television presenter, Writer

Nellie McClungNellie McClung
20 October 1873
Novelist, Writer, Politician, Human rights
Marc EmeryMarc Emery
13 February 1958

Irwin CotlerIrwin Cotler
08 May 1940
Lawyer, Politician, Human rights activist,

Maziar BahariMaziar Bahari
25 May 1967
Film director, Journalist, Human rights activist
Megan LeslieMegan Leslie
29 September 1973
Politician, Human rights activist

Blair LongleyBlair Longley
25 September 1950