Canada’s Walk of Fame, will be co-hosted by Drew and Jonathan Scott of The Property Brothers and Deborah Cox. The 25th Anniversary Celebration is being held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday, December 2, 2023.  A special Canada’s Walk of Fame 25th Anniversary broadcast will follow on Saturday, December 16, at 7 p.m. ET on CTV.

Canada’s Walk of Fame’s 25th Anniversary Celebration will be history-in-the-making as the biggest gathering of Canadian achievers with past and current Inductees together under one roof, that includes athletes, actors, legends, Olympians, musicians, filmmakers, storytellers, humanitarians, astronauts, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, titans of science and innovation, and the next generation of heroes.

The 2023 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductees include champion of Human Rights and Social Justice, The Honourable Rosalie Silberman Abella (Humanitarianism); co-founders of the marquee Canadian brand ROOTS CANADA, Michael Budman and Don Green (Entrepreneurship & Philanthropy); multi-award-winning Indigenous actress, Tantoo Cardinal (Arts & Entertainment); the Canadian youth culture phenomenon,  Degrassi (Arts and Entertainment); global superstar, Avril Lavigne (Arts & Entertainment); Canada’s record-breaking NHL Sensation, Connor McDavid (Sports and Athletics); Canada’s pioneering neuroscientist and oldest living Inductee at 105, Dr. Brenda Milner (Science, Technology and Innovation); beloved television superstar and influential commentator, Rick Mercer (Arts and Entertainment); and philanthropic champion of Canadian culture, arts and music, Gary Slaight (Arts & Entertainment).

Also joining Canada’s Walk of Fame this year are the 13 Canadian rock bands and musicians honoured during the recent “Canada’s Rock of Fame” that took place at Toronto’s Massey Hall this past September in tribute to April WineChilliwackGlass TigerLee AaronLighthouseLoverboyMax WebsterMichel PagliaroPlatinum BlondePRISMRough TradeThe Parachute Club, and Trooper

This year’s honourees, including Kardinal Offishall, the 2023 Allan Slaight Music Impact Honour recipient, will also attend the 25th Anniversary Celebration, along with the National Hero and Community Hero recipients.

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Bryen Dunn is a freelance journalist with a focus on travel, lifestyle, entertainment and hospitality. He has an extensive portfolio of celebrity interviews with musicians, actors and other public personalities. He enjoys discovering delicious eats, tasting spirited treats, and being mesmerized by musical beats.