A Conversation for Internationally Famous Canadians (a list in progress)

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Post 1

rev. paperboy (god is an iron)

the kids in the hall - comedy team

Holly Cole- jazz singer (very big in Japan)


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Post 2

rev. paperboy (god is an iron)

Yann Martel - Booker prize winner, author of 'Life of Pi'


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Post 3

anhaga

Oh jeez. I just woke up. I'll see what I can do.


smiley - smiley


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Post 4

rev. paperboy (god is an iron)

John (formerly J.D) Roberts - original 'New Music' and Muchmusic vj, now CBS news anchor and ex-white house correspondent

more notorious than famous

David Frum - Bush speechwriter who coined the phrase axis of evil

Conrad 'tubby' Black - malevolent media baron (who I believe renounced his citizenship to become Lord Black of Crossharbour or Lord Cross of Blackharbour or something.

Lord Beaverbrook


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Post 5

anhaga

Crap. I just got the first three in.

I'd like to have my morning coffee sometime.


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Post 6

anhaga

Okay. Now I'm going for coffee.


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Post 7

rev. paperboy (god is an iron)

Sorry to throw your morning routine off.
Here a link to a good site for Beaverbrook


http://www.firstworldwar.com/bio/beaverbrook.htm


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Post 8

rev. paperboy (god is an iron)

Walt Ostenak - polka king
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=U1ARTU0002676


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Post 9

rev. paperboy (god is an iron)

sorry "Ostanek"


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Post 10

anhaga

coffee and huevos rancheros on board.smiley - smiley

Additions made.


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Post 11

anhaga

By the way, I've added a name ("Bill" the sniper) and I've modified Neil Young's entry, adding a link to the new Michael Moore-directed video of "Rockin' in the Free World".


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Post 12

taliesin

Maj. Gen. Bert Hoffmeister

"Canada's most decorated soldier"

http://www.vancourier.com/issues04/112204/news/112204nn2.html


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Post 13

anhaga

He's in.smiley - smiley


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Post 14

taliesin

smiley - ok


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Post 15

Rudest Elf



Raymond Burr - Actor (Perry Mason etc)

James Doohan - Actor (Scotty in Startrek)

Glenn Ford - Actor

Keanu Reeves - Actor

Deanna Durbin - Actress (1930's & 40's)

Bruce Cockburn - Singer/songwriter

Terry Gilliam - Film Director: Animator (Monty Python etc)

Oscar Peterson - Jazz musician.

Etc. etc.


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Post 16

anhaga

smiley - erm

Terry Gilliam is not Canadian (unless you know something about Minnesota that I don't knowsmiley - erm).


smiley - erm

And James Doohan is already in the list.smiley - erm





But, yeah, I should get the rest of them in some time.



But there are a lot of them.smiley - smiley


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Post 17

Rudest Elf



Terry Gilliam: Americans not good enough for you, eh? smiley - smiley

James Doohan: You mean there's just the one? smiley - bigeyes

smiley - erm An alphabetical listing might make the business of checking a little eas...i...errrrr.........smiley - run


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Post 18

anhaga

'Americans not good enough for you, eh?'


Plenty good enough. Just not Canadian enough.

'An alphabetical listing might make the business of checking a little eas...i...errrrr.'



Hint: Control F. smiley - winkeye



It's an ongoing project. Sometime I'll get around to updating it a bit more.smiley - smiley


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Post 19

Rudest Elf


Bruce Cockburn - No Footprints
http://grooveshark.com/#/search?q=Bruce+Cockburn+-+No+Footprints

"No footprints when we go
only where we've been
a faint and fading glow...smiley - musicalnote

smiley - reindeer


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Post 20

Rudest Elf


Just thought I'd check to see whether you had Ron Gonsalves listed. I'm sure you must know of him:
http://www.marcusashley.com/artist.php?aID=37

smiley - reindeer


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