Canadian media would not have been what it is today had it not been for its media personalities who have constantly struggled to keep the infotainment quotient of their viewers high. Their passion for work and strong work ethics, have made them a popular name in Canadian media. Be it Mandy Ross the host of Fashion TV who is living her dream of hosting, filming and travelling with her shows and projects or Kevin O’Leary, the co-founder and chairman of O’Leary Funds who is popular for his financial shows, Canadian media has seen a plethora of men and women who have been exemplary in their work. And then there is children’s entertainer Suzanne Pinel who is popular as Marie Soleil, Trish Stratus WWE Wrestler and star of TV show Armed and Famous, Patrick Watson journalist and documentarian, Mark McKinney comedian, Rita MacNeil variety show host, Rod Black sportscaster and others. These are some of the biggest media personalities who command the most respect, evoke the most trust or provide the highest level of entertainment for Canadian viewers. Check out this segment to find out in details about the life and works of famous Canadian media personalities.
Alex TrebekAlex Trebek
22 July 1940
American-Canadian television personality
13 June 1974

John RobertsJohn Roberts
15 November 1956

Robert HerjavecRobert Herjavec
14 September 1962
Business People

Peter JenningsPeter Jennings
29 July 1938

Ali VelshiAli Velshi
29 October 1969
Television host
Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916
Journalist, Author, Activist

Joe ClarkJoe Clark
05 June 1939
Former Prime Minister of Canada

Jennifer FinniganJennifer Finnigan
22 August 1979

Alexandre TrudeauAlexandre Trudeau
25 December 1973
Fergie OlverFergie Olver
Game Show Host

Michaelle Jean Michaëlle Jean
06 September 1957
Former Governor General of Canada
Jeanette JenkinsJeanette Jenkins
18 September 1974
Fitness Trainer/TV Personality/Author

David BrooksDavid Brooks
11 August 1961

Billie Mae RichardsBillie Mae Richards
21 November 1921
Voice Actress
Naomi KyleNaomi Kyle
13 January 1986
Gamer, TV Show Host & Actress

Renee PaquetteRenee Paquette
19 September 1985
Sports Broadcaster
Kevin O’LearyKevin O’Leary
09 July 1954

Maxine SneedMaxine Sneed

Samantha BeeSamantha Bee
25 October 1969
Journalist, Actor, Television actor, Screenwriter
16 September 1962

Ashleigh BanfieldAshleigh Banfield
29 December 1967
Bryan BaeumlerBryan Baeumler
18 April 1974
Television host

Joe WeiderJoe Weider
29 November 1920
Functionary, Editor

Elizabeth MayElizabeth May
09 June 1954
Writer, Politician, Journalist, Lawyer

Mark SteynMark Steyn
08 December 1959
Pundit, Writer, Journalist, Music critic
Monty HallMonty Hall
25 August 1921
Television presenter, Actor, Journalist
Lyse DoucetLyse Doucet
24 December 1958
Journalist, Television presenter

Cory DoctorowCory Doctorow
17 July 1971

Wilfrid LaurierWilfrid Laurier
20 November 1841
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Art LinkletterArt Linkletter
17 July 1912
Actor, Television presenter, Radio personality
31 May 1967
Professional wrestler, Singer, Journalist

Ben MulroneyBen Mulroney
09 March 1976
Actor, Television presenter

George StroumboulopoulosGeorge Stroumboulopoulos
16 August 1972
Journalist, Radio personality

Mauro RanalloMauro Ranallo
21 December 1969
Disc jockey, Journalist

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Peter MansbridgePeter Mansbridge
06 July 1948
Journalist, News presenter
Melyssa FordMelyssa Ford
07 November 1976
Model, Journalist

Kate BeirnessKate Beirness
08 March 1984
Suroosh AlviSuroosh Alvi
26 March 1969

Amanda LindhoutAmanda Lindhout
12 June 1981
Journalist, Autobiographer

Morley SaferMorley Safer
08 November 1931
War correspondent, Television presenter,
Ezra LevantEzra Levant
19 February 1972

Michael IgnatieffMichael Ignatieff
12 May 1947
Journalist, Historian, Politician, Novelist,
Ralph KleinRalph Klein
01 November 1942
Politician, News presenter, Journalist,

Neil MacdonaldNeil Macdonald
1957 AD

Scott McGillivrayScott McGillivray
07 April 1978

Adrienne ClarksonAdrienne Clarkson
10 February 1939
26th Governor General of Canada

Lisa LaFlammeLisa LaFlamme
25 July 1964
News presenter, Journalist
Jeff LemireJeff Lemire
21 March 1976
Writer, Comics artist

Ian HanomansingIan Hanomansing
1961 AD

Adnan VirkAdnan Virk
25 August 1980

Dave SimDave Sim
17 May 1956
Winsor McCayWinsor McCay
26 September 1869
Cartoonist, Animator, Screenwriter, Science

Geoff KeighleyGeoff Keighley
Natasha FatahNatasha Fatah

Pierre LaportePierre Laporte
25 February 1921
Politician, Lawyer, Journalist

Adrien ArcandAdrien Arcand
03 October 1899
Journalist, Politician
Charles TempletonCharles Templeton
07 October 1915

Michaela PereiraMichaela Pereira
26 August 1970
Pierre BertonPierre Berton
12 July 1920
Journalist, Historian, Writer

Christine SimpsonChristine Simpson
05 October 1964

Wendy MesleyWendy Mesley
08 January 1957
Darwyn CookeDarwyn Cooke
16 November 1962
comics artist

Daniel LavoieDaniel Lavoie
17 March 1949
Singer, Actor, Pianist, Songwriter
Kerry ShaleKerry Shale
17 June 1958

Andrew CoyneAndrew Coyne
23 December 1960
Columnist, Editor

David RakoffDavid Rakoff
27 November 1964
Essayist, Journalist, Actor, Writer

Joey SmallwoodJoey Smallwood
24 December 1900
Politician, Journalist, Writer, Trade unionist
Sheila CoppsSheila Copps
27 November 1952
Journalist, Politician, Autobiographer, Writer
Jeanne SauvéJeanne Sauvé
26 April 1922
23rd Governor General of Canada

Avi LewisAvi Lewis
1968 AD
film director

Michael LandsbergMichael Landsberg
22 July 1958

Steve PaikinSteve Paikin
09 June 1960
Journalist, Biographer
Mackenzie BowellMackenzie Bowell
27 December 1823
Politician, Entrepreneur, Journalist

Rex MurphyRex Murphy
29 February 1947
radio personality

Dawna FriesenDawna Friesen
08 October 1964
News presenter, Journalist

Lynn JohnstonLynn Johnston
28 May 1947

Robert MacNeilRobert MacNeil
19 January 1931
Television presenter, Author, Journalist, Writer
Roméo LeBlancRoméo LeBlanc
18 December 1927
Politician, Journalist

Kate BeatonKate Beaton
08 September 1983
Comics artist, Children's writer
Ryan NorthRyan North
20 October 1980
Engineer, Programmer, Cartoonist

Lloyd RobertsonLloyd Robertson
19 January 1934
News presenter

Mike DuffyMike Duffy
27 May 1946
Journalist, Politician
Maziar BahariMaziar Bahari
25 May 1967
Film director, Journalist, Human rights activist

Peter KentPeter Kent
27 July 1943
Politician, Journalist
Joseph HoweJoseph Howe
13 December 1804
Politician, Journalist

Rachel MarsdenRachel Marsden
02 December 1974

Nardwuar the Human ServietteNardwuar the Human Serviette
05 July 1968
Singer, Radio personality, Journalist

Gwynne DyerGwynne Dyer
17 April 1943
Steven SabadosSteven Sabados

Kara ScottKara Scott
10 August 1977
journalist, poker player, Thai boxer
Catherine ClarkCatherine Clark
06 November 1976

Morley CallaghanMorley Callaghan
22 February 1903
Lawyer, Writer, Journalist

Stephanie BeardStephanie Beard
27 August 1981

Andrew CashAndrew Cash
22 January 1962
Singer, Politician, Journalist, Musician,
Richard WilliamsRichard Williams
19 March 1933
Film producer, Film director, Animator,