Sunday, October 2, 2011

Canada's Walk of Fame

Canada's Walk of Fame engages Canadians in celebrating those who have excelled in music, sport, film, television, as well as the literary, visual, performing arts, science and innovation.

Since 1998, there have been a total of 137 Canadians inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame of which 39 are women. Of the 39 women, 5 have an Ottawa connection. They are:
  • Barbara Ann Scott, figure skater, inducted in 1998.
  • Nancy Greene, skier, inducted in 1999.
  • Margaret Atwood, writer, inducted in 2000.
  • Alanis Morissette, singer, inducted in 2005.
  • Sandra Oh, actress, inducted in 2011.
You may read individual entries on each of these women in this blog by consulting the alphabetical listing or you can type their name in the Search option in the upper left hand corner.

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