Order of Canada Recipients

Historical Heroes

Vote Ranking  

1

Loreena McKennitt

Vocalist

100% (3 of 3 votes)

2

William Stephenson

Spy

100% (1 of 1 votes)

3

Marshall McLuhan

Philosopher

100% (2 of 2 votes)

4

Raffi

Vocalist

100% (2 of 2 votes)

5

Northrop Frye

Critic

100% (2 of 2 votes)

6

Monty Hall

TV Personality

85.71% (6 of 7 votes)

7

Shirley Douglas

Actress

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

8

Malcolm Gladwell

Author

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

9

Clarence Campbell

Sports Executive

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

10

Chief Dan George

Actor

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

11

Syl Apps

Hockey Player

66.67% (2 of 3 votes)

12

Margaret Atwood

Author

58.33% (7 of 12 votes)

13

Martin Short

Comedian

57.91% (194 of 335 votes)

14

Alexa McDonough

Politician

55.38% (72 of 130 votes)

15

Steve Fonyo

Athlete

53.76% (50 of 93 votes)

16

Nelson Mandela

World Leader

52.90% (73 of 138 votes)

17

Ronnie Hawkins

Vocalist

52.29% (57 of 109 votes)

18

Shania Twain

Vocalist

52.08% (50 of 96 votes)

19

Celine Dion

Vocalist

51.82% (114 of 220 votes)

20

Wayne Gretzky

Hockey Player

51.72% (105 of 203 votes)

21

David Foster

Composer

51.39% (37 of 72 votes)

22

Lorne Greene

Actor

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

23

Therese Casgrain

Politician

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

24

Conrad Black

Financier

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

25

Gordon Lightfoot

Vocalist

42.28% (3322 of 7857 votes)

26

Peter Jennings

Commentator

40.0% (6 of 15 votes)

27

Margo Timmins

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

28

Eric Peterson

Actor

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

29

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

U.N. Secretary General

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

30

Stompin' Tom Connors

Vocalist

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

31

Tommy Douglas

Politician

33.33% (1 of 3 votes)

32

Joni Mitchell

Vocalists

30.0% (6 of 20 votes)

33

Pierre Trudeau

World Leader

28.57% (2 of 7 votes)

34

Steve Smith (Actor)

Actor

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

35

Stu Hart

Wrestler

25.00% (2 of 8 votes)

36

K.D. Lang

Vocalist

20.83% (5 of 24 votes)

37

Willard Boyle

Inventor

20.0% (1 of 5 votes)

38

Rita MacNeil

Vocalist

16.67% (1 of 6 votes)

39

Leonard Cohen

Vocalist

16.22% (6 of 37 votes)

40

Terry Fox

Athlete

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

41

Geddy Lee

Vocalist

12.50% (1 of 8 votes)

42

Neil Peart

Musician

11.11% (1 of 9 votes)

43

Gord Downie

Vocalist

7.69% (1 of 13 votes)

44

Queen Mother Elizabeth II Windsor

Royalty

5.71% (2 of 35 votes)

45

Atom Egoyan

Filmmaker

0% (0 of 4 votes)

46

Michaelle Jean

Politician

0% (0 of 2 votes)

47

W.P. Kinsella

Author

0% (0 of 3 votes)

48

Roger Neilson

Hockey Coach

0% (0 of 0 votes)

49

Don Harron

Comedian

0% (0 of 13 votes)

50

Toller Cranston

Figure Skater

0% (0 of 2 votes)

51

Serge Savard

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

52

Frances Oldham Kelsey

Doctor

0% (0 of 2 votes)

53

Ken Taylor

Diplomat

0% (0 of 2 votes)

54

Russ Jackson

Football Player

0% (0 of 2 votes)

55

Birute Galdikas

Animal Expert

0% (0 of 2 votes)

56

Richard E. Taylor

Scientist

0% (0 of 2 votes)

57

Maynard Ferguson

Musician

0% (0 of 2 votes)

58

Ian and Sylvia

Vocalists

0% (0 of 2 votes)

59

Walter Gretzky

Celebrity's Relative

0% (0 of 1 votes)

60

Samuel Bronfman

Entrepreneur

0% (0 of 2 votes)

61

Phil Esposito

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

62

Bruce Cockburn

Vocalist

0% (0 of 3 votes)

63

Hans Selye

Scientist

0% (0 of 0 votes)

64

Herb Carnegie

Hockey Player

0% (0 of 1 votes)

65

Kate and Anna McGarrigle

Vocalists

0% (0 of 3 votes)

66

Toe Blake

Hockey Coach

0% (0 of 0 votes)

67

Yousuf Karsh

Photographer

0% (0 of 0 votes)

68

Marcel Aubut

Sports Executive

0% (0 of 0 votes)

69

Joe Clark

World Leader

0% (0 of 1 votes)

70

Robertson Davies

Author

0% (0 of 4 votes)

71

Alex Lifeson

Musician

0% (0 of 6 votes)

72

Pierre Berton

Commentator

0% (0 of 1 votes)

73

Romeo Dallaire

Military Personnel

0% (0 of 1 votes)