Canada’s Walk of Fame @ The Liberty Grand (Wed. Nov. 15, 2017)
CANADA’S WALK OF FAME ROLLED OUT THE RED CARPET FOR THE 2017 INDUCTEES
Hosted by multi-platinum, award-winning singer/songwriter and 2006 Canada’s Walk of Fame inductee, Jann Arden, Inductees accepted the honour from special guest presenters who have impacted their life and/or career. This intimate evening also shined a spotlight on the 2017 Allan Slaight Honour recipient and featured the unveiling of a special Star for Canada in commemoration of Canada 150.
The 2017 Inductees were:
Donovan Bailey: Two-time Olympic champion, three-time world champion sprinter
Viola Desmond: Civil-rights pioneer to be featured on the Canadian $10 bill in 2018
Anna Paquin: Award-winning film, television and theatre actress
Ted Rogers: Communications pioneer and visionary business leader
David Suzuki: Scientist, broadcaster, author and global environmental activist
Stompin’ Tom Connors (Cineplex Legends Inductee) – Iconic singer/songwriter
Shawn Hook: Multi JUNO Award-nominated singer/songwriter and 2017 Allan Slaight Honour Recipient
Presenters and additional performers walking the red carpet included Serena Ryder, Brian Mulroney, Jim Cuddy, Martin Luther King lll, Lyriq Bent, Matt Dusk, Natacha Dupuis, Brian Williams, Ethan Young, Wali Shah, Kayla Diamond, Jaryd Stanley and Whiskey Jack.
A heartfelt thank you to Adrienne Kakoullis from Holmes PR for this invitation.