Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductees for 2017 Have Been Announced

The ceremony will take place later this year

This years inductees into Canada’s Walk of Fame were announced Wednesday. They’ll be joining the likes of Mike Myers, Bryan Adams, and Tom Cochrane.

They Are:

Donovan Bailey 

Donovan Bailey is a two-time Olympic champion in the 100m and the 4x100m relay, three-time world record holder and three-time world champion.

Viola Desmond 

Viola Desmond was a civil-rights pioneer who will be featured on the Canadian $10 bill in 2018.

Anna Paquin 

Anna Paquin is best known for her role as Rogue in the X-Men franchise, and Sookie on True Blood. She is the youngest Canadian to win an Academy Award.

Ted Rogers 

Ted Rogers was a communications pioneer and founder of Rogers Communications.

David Suzuki 

David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author and global environmental activist.

Stompin’ Tom Connors 

Stompin’ Tom Connors was an iconic Canadian songwriter and musician. He sold nearly 5 million records in his career.

The ceremony will take place later this year and will be broadcast on Global.

(cover photo via Gage Skidmore flickr)