Who is the Biggest Canadian Star? (You Decide)

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Who is the most prominent Canadian star of all time? We hope you can help us finally settle the debate by voting below.

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#2 Céline Dion – Singer

Celine Dion was born in  Charlemagne, Quebec, 24 kilometers northeast of Montreal.  Celine Dion has won a Grammy for Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Female Pop Performance, and many more.  She is won 5 Grammy Awards, 12 World Music Awards, 7 Billboard Music Awards, 6 American Music Awards, 20 Juno Awards, and 50 Felix Awards. She has released hits like Power of Love, It's All Coming Back to Me Now, That's the Way It Is, and Where Does My Heart Beat Now. 

#4 Michael Bublé – Singer

Michael Bublé was born in Burnaby, British Columbia. In 2003, Bublé's album reached the top 10 in Canada and the United Kingdom. In 2005, he found a worldwide audience with his album entitled: It's Time. His family first realized Michael was a good singer when he was 13 years old, singing Christmas carols. He has graced the stage from that time with some pretty incredible performances.

#5 Michael J. Fox – Actor

Michael J. Fox was born in Edmonston, Alberta. He began his career in the 1970s portraying his character Alex P. Keaton in the show Family Ties. He was also featured in the Back to the Future Trilogy, Teen Wolf, The Secret to My Success, and Spin City. He was also the voice of Stuard in Stuard Little. In 1998, Michael revealed his 1991 diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease. 

#7 Avril Lavigne – Singer

Avril Lavigne was born in Belleville, Ontario. She signed a record deal with Arista Records when she was only 16 years old. In 1999, Avril won a radio contest and was able to perform for Shania Twain. Successful songs by Avril Lavigne include "Complicated" and "Sk8er Boi".

#9 William Shatner – Actor

William Shatner was born in Montreal, Quebec. He has had a career in Hollywood that is seven decades long. William Shatner has done almost anything you could imagine in Hollywood - He's acted in movies and TV Shows,  released a singing album called The Transformed Man, and has done stand-up comedy and reality TV. Shatner is probably best known for his role as James Kirk (Captain Kirk) on Star Trek.

#10 Bryan Adams – Singer

Shania Twain is originally from Windsor, Ontario. She took country music by storm in 1995 with her hit song - Any Man Of Mine. Since then, she has had several songs that have hit #1, including: (If You’re Not In It For Love) I’m Outta Here!, You Win My Love, No One Needs to Know, You're Still the One, Honey I'm Home, and Love Gets Me Every Time. 

#11 Ryan Gosling – Actor

Ryan Gosling is originally from London, Ontario. He began his acting career with Disney on the Mickey Mouse Club. He has seen lots of success on the big screen with Independent and major studio features grossing over 1.9 billion dollars worldwide. 

#12 Ryan Reynolds – Actor

Ryan Reynolds was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He began his acting career with a Canadian teen soap opera called Hillside. His first prominent acting job came in 1998 in a leading role in the sitcom Two Guys and a Girl. Deadpool 1 & 2 and X-Men were Reynolds top grossing movies. He also earned the title of the sexiest man alive in 2010. 

#14 k.d. lang – Singer

k.d. lang (Kathryn Dawn Lang) was born in Edmonton, Alberta. Lang has won Juno Awards and Grammy Awards for her musical performances. Hits include the songs "Constant Craving" and "Miss Chatelaine". Lang received international recognition when she sang at the 1988 Winter Olympics. 

#15 Keanu Reeves – Actor

Keanu Reeves was raised in Toronto, Ontario. His big break happened in 1989 on the science fiction sitcom Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. Since then, he has been in several blockbuster movies, including Jon Wick and The Lake House. Time named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022.

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Written by Andy Peterson

Andy Peterson is an author and writer for He has lived in Canada his entire life. He enjoys exploring the country and traveling from coast to coast. Andy is an expert in knowing how to LIVE THE NORTH and enjoys sharing his experiences with living in the True North.

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