The 30 Greatest Canadians

In 2004, Canadian CBC published a list (source in French) with the 100 greatest Canadians of all time. Can you name the 30 greatest?
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What they did / were
Canadian
1
Father of Medicare
Tommy Douglas
2
Athlete who run through Canada to raise money for cancer research
Terry Fox
3
15th Prime Minister, PET, his son is the current PM
Pierre Trudeau
4
Co-discoverer of insulin
Frederick Banting
5
Environmental activist (The Nature of Things)
David Suzuki
6
Prime Minister who gave Canada a new flag and
namesake of Toronto's Intl. Airport
Lester B. Pearson
7
Hockey commentator nicknamed Grapes, Coach's Corner
Don Cherry
8
First Prime Minister of Canada
John A. Macdonald
9
He patented the first telephone
Alexander Graham Bell
10
"The Great One", number 99
Wayne Gretzky
11
Political leader of the Métis, "Father of Manitoba"
Louis Riel
12
Founder of L'Arche
Jean Vanier
13
The Hockey Song
Stompin' Tom Connors
14
Singer and the "Godfather of Grunge", hit Heart of Gold
Neil Young
15
Mr. Canada
Peter Gzowski
16
Force Commander in Rwanda to stop the genocide
Roméo Dallaire
17
Politician, later broadcaster, later diplomat
Stephen Lewis
18
Singer and "Queen of Country Pop", Come on Over
Shania Twain
19
Former hockey player with the most points in one season by a defenceman
Bobby Orr
20
Austin Powers
Mike Myers
21
The Unknown Soldiers
22
Founder of Kin Canada
Harold A. Rogers
23
Hockey player nicknamed "Rocket", first to score 50 goals in one season
Maurice Richard
24
Senior officer of the Canadian Army during World War I
Arthur Currie
25
Feminist (The Famous Five), hosted a mock parliament
Nellie McClung
26
Communist who developed a blood-transfusion service in the Spanish Civil War
Norman Bethune
27
My Heart Will Go On
Céline Dion
28
Major general who prevented American invasion in the War of 1812
Isaac Brock
29
The Truman Show
Jim Carrey
30
Paralympian and activist, Man in Motion World Tour
Rick Hansen
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Level 74
Mar 2, 2018
I am a Canadian, and I have never heard Peter Gzowski called Mr. Canada. Used to listen to his radio program when I was a kid, and he was great. Also - why tease us with just 30 - how about the whole 100?
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Level 72
Mar 3, 2018
So, where does Wikipedia get its information? The 100 Greatest Canadians - Nice idea, I will try it soon
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Level 74
Mar 4, 2018
Ah, where does Wikipedia get its information? A timeless question, that.
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Level 55
Aug 13, 2018
Definitely dont agree with number 3.