Canadian Female Media Personalities

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 1 Chrystia Freeland

Chrystia Freeland.
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Famous As: Deputy Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: August 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Peace River, Alberta, Canada
Known as the Minister of Everything, Christina Freeland is Canada’s 10th deputy prime minister. She is also Canada’s finance minister and the first woman to hold the office. She has previously worked with the Financial Times, Thomson Reuters, and The Globe and Mail. She has also authored a bestselling book. 

 2 Jennifer Mulhern Granholm

Jennifer Mulhern Granholm.
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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 3 Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs.
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Famous As: Journalist, Author, Activist
Birthdate: May 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 25, 2006

 4 Samantha Bee

Samantha Bee.
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Famous As: Journalist, Actor, Television actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: October 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto

 5 Renee Paquette

Renee Paquette.
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Famous As: Sports Broadcaster
Birthdate: September 19, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto

Renee Paquette is a Canadian television personality and host. She is best known for appearing in WWE, where she worked as an interviewer, presenter, and commentator from 2012 to 2020. In 2013, Renee Paquette received the Slammy Award for her work in The JBL and Cole Show. In 2020, she started hosting Oral Sessions, her own podcast.

 6 Lauren Southern

Lauren Southern
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Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: June 16, 1995
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

 7 Emily Maitlis

Emily Maitlis.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: September 6, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Canada

British journalist, documentary filmmaker, and newsreader Emily Maitlis is currently the lead anchor of BBC Two's news and current affairs program Newsnight. An alumnus of the Queens' College, Cambridge, she began her career as a documentary filmmaker before moving to broadcast journalism. She built a successful career, becoming one of the highest-paid BBC news and current affairs staff.

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 8 Jennifer Finnigan

Jennifer Finnigan.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 22, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal
Daughter of Canadian radio star Jack Finnigan, Jennifer Finnigan soared to fame with her roles in The Bold and the Beautiful and Salvation, and in several TV movies. The Emmy Award-winning actor is also a pilates fan. She now stays in Los Angeles with her actor husband Jonathan Silverman

 9 Ashleigh Banfield

Ashleigh Banfield
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Famous As: journalist
Birthdate: December 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Winnipeg

 10 Stephanie Beard

Stephanie Beard
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Birthdate: August 27, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cochrane

 11 Catherine Herridge

Catherine Herridge.
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Famous As: News Correspondent
Birthdate: May 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 12 Lyse Doucet

Lyse Doucet
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Famous As: Journalist, Television presenter
Birthdate: December 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bathurst

 13 Elizabeth May

Elizabeth May
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Famous As: Writer, Politician, Journalist, Lawyer
Birthdate: June 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford

 14 Amanda Lindhout

Amanda Lindhout
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Famous As: Journalist, Autobiographer
Birthdate: June 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Red Deer

 15 Melyssa Ford

Melyssa Ford
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Famous As: Model, Journalist
Birthdate: November 7, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto

 16 Mary Ann Shadd

Mary Ann Shadd Cary
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: October 9, 1823
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: June 5, 1893

 17 Adrienne Clarkson

Adrienne Clarkson
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Famous As: 26th Governor General of Canada
Birthdate: February 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hong Kong

 18 Sue Johanson

Sue Johanson
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Famous As: Public Speaker
Birthdate: March 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 19 Michaela Pereira

Michaela Pereira
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 26, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saskatoon

 20 Michaëlle Jean

Michaelle Jean .
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Famous As: Former Governor General of Canada
Birthdate: September 6, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Port-au-Prince

Michaëlle Jean is a Canadian stateswoman who became the first black person and Haitian Canadian to serve as Governor General of Canada, a position which she held from 2005 to 2010. In 2015, Jean became the first woman to serve as the secretary-general of the International Organisation of La Francophonie, a position which she held until the end of 2018.

 21 Kate Beirness

Kate Beirness
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Famous As: journalist
Birthdate: March 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Canada

 22 Wendy Mesley

Wendy Mesley
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montreal

 23 Natasha Fatah

Natasha Fatah
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Pakistan

 24 Lisa LaFlamme

Lisa LaFlamme
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Famous As: News presenter, Journalist
Birthdate: July 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kitchener

 25 Billie Mae Richards

Billie Mae Richards.
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Famous As: Voice Actress
Birthdate: November 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: September 10, 2010

 26 Christine Simpson

Christine Simpson
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London

 27 Jeanne Sauvé

Jeanne Sauvé
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prud’homme, Canada
Died: January 26, 1993

 28 Jeanette Jenkins

Jeanette Jenkins.
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Famous As: Fitness Trainer/TV Personality/Author
Birthdate: September 18, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ottowa, Canada

 29 Dawna Friesen

Dawna Friesen
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Famous As: News presenter, Journalist
Birthdate: October 8, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Winnipeg

 30 Lynn Johnston

Lynn Johnston
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Collingwood

 31 Sheila Copps

Sheila Copps
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Famous As: Journalist, Politician, Autobiographer, Writer
Birthdate: November 27, 1952
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton

 32 Rachel Marsden

Rachel Marsden
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vancouver

 33 Catherine Clark

Catherine Clark
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: November 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: High River

 34 Kate Beaton

Kate Beaton
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Famous As: Comics artist, Children's writer
Birthdate: September 8, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nova Scotia

 35 Kara Scott

Kara Scott
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Famous As: journalist, poker player, Thai boxer
Birthdate: August 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Alberta

 36 Judith Merril

Judith Merril
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Famous As: Fiction Writer
Birthdate: January 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 12, 1997

 37 June Callwood

June Callwood
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: June 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chatham-Kent, Canada
Died: April 14, 2007

 38 Joyce Davidson

Joyce Davidson
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: April 14, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died: May 7, 2020

 39 Kathleen Tynan

Kathleen Tynan
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: January 25, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Canada
Died: January 10, 1995

 40 Lila Bell Acheson

Lila Bell Acheson
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Famous As: Publisher
Birthdate: December 25, 1889
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Virden, Canada
Died: May 8, 1984

 41 L.R. Wright

L.R. Wright
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 5, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada
Died: February 25, 2001

 42 Germaine Guèvremont

Germaine Guèvremont
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 16, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Jerome, Canada
Died: August 21, 1968

 43 Merle Shain

Merle Shain
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Famous As: Author, Journalist
Birthdate: 1935 AD
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: 1989 AD

 44 Sandra Gwyn

Sandra Gwyn
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: St. John’s, Canada
Died: May 26, 2000

 45 Annie Le Porte Diggs

Annie Le Porte Diggs
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: February 22, 1853
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Canada
Died: September 7, 1916

 46 Maxine Sneed

Maxine Sneed.
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Famous As: Editor
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Cananda

 47 Naomi Kyle

Naomi Kyle.
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Famous As: Gamer, TV Show Host & Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec, Canada

 48 Elfi Schlegel

Elfi Schlegel
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Famous As: Sportscaster, Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: May 17, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada