Canadian YouTuber, comedian, and talk show host, Lilly Singh, is one of the world's highest-earning YouTubers. The recipient of four Streamy Awards and two Teen Choice Awards, she is an icon for women of Asian descent across the globe. She is also the author of a best-selling book. The multifaceted personality is also an actress.
Jagmeet Singh is a Canadian politician and lawyer. Since 2017, Singh has been serving as the leader of the popular Canadian political party, New Democratic Party. Jagmeet Singh serves as an inspiration to other Canadian politicians of Indian origin as he is the first member from a visible minority group to lead a prominent federal political party in Canada.
Andre De Grasse is a Canadian track and field athlete best known for winning the gold medal in the men's 200 metres event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. He has won two silver medals and three bronze medals in two Olympic Games so far. In 2022, Andre De Grasse won a gold medal at the World Championships.
Ellen Wong is a Canadian actress best known for her portrayal of Knives Chau in the 2010 comedy film Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, for which she was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the 2011 Scream Awards. She was also nominated at the 2012 ACTRA Awards for her performance in a 2011 short film titled Silent Cargo.
Born to working-class Scottish immigrants in Canada, Gerry Dee was an avid golfer and hockey player in university and had also been a PE teacher. He later struck gold with comedy and became the first Canadian to win the San Francisco Comedy Competition. He also created the CBC sitcom Mr. D.
Two-time Olympic champion Canadian ice-hockey player Natalie Spooner has also been part of the World Championship-winning Canadian squads in 2012 and 2021. In 2014, she scripted history as the first female hockey player to win an Olympic gold and the Clarkson Cup in the same year.
Jonathan de Guzmán is a Dutch football player who played as a midfielder for the Netherlands national football team from 2013 to 2015. He was part of the team that won the bronze medal at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Renowned for his technique and effective free-kicks, Jonathan de Guzmán currently plays for Sparta Rotterdam.
After making waves with her immensely popular YouTube channel, LaToya Forever, Canadian social-media influencer LaToya Ali is now gaining eye-balls for her filter-less comments on the reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta. From releasing an app to penning an autobiography, this mother of three is certainly on a roll.
Apart from founding the humanitarian organization War Child Canada, Canadian physician Samantha Nutt has worked with children in war-torn areas such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Congo, and Somalia. She has also penned the bestseller Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid and is a regular on news shows.
Best known for his Juno Award-nominated comedy album The Abyss Stares Back, Canadian stand-up artist Monty Scott is known for his intellectual jokes. Over the years, he has made audiences laugh on the Comedy Network, Bite TV, MTV, and Sirius XM radio. He has also been part of the Comedy Records' Roster.