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Heroes of the True North, Strong and Free
"This quiz was inspired by other People by Country quizzes. I'm proud to introduce you to some truly remarkable heroes, all fellow Canadians."
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This Canadian hero was a World War I flying ace. His first name was William, but that's not what Canadians know him as.
When Canadians were asked by the CBC to name the Greatest Canadian, this "little fellow with the big idea" topped the long, long list. His grandson is better known internationally, but the Greatest Canadian is an icon in Canada. Who is it?
Pierre Eliot Trudeau
This young Canadian, who lost a leg to cancer while still in his teens, also showed up in the Top Ten on the CBC poll.
Since part of Canada lies within the Arctic Circle, it makes sense that one of our heroes is an Arctic explorer.
Sir Sam Steele
This Canadian hero grew up with wealth and privilege, and parents who instilled in him a strong sense of duty and service to others. He has written several books on spiritual themes, but he is mainly known for his work with mentally challenged adults.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
This woman was the first female member of the House of Commons in Canada, and also the first woman to be sworn in as a Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament.
Lucy Maud Montgomery
How old was Canadian activist Craig Kielburger when he began speaking out in defence of children's rights?
He was the most decorated aboriginal soldier in the Canadian army, and after he was invalided out of the forces, he took up the cause of aboriginal rights.
Chief Dan George
This woman, with four colleagues, was instrumental in having women recognized as persons under Canadian law.
This Canadian hero is the only westerner to have statues raised in his honour throughout Communist China.
Lester B. Pearson
Pierre Eliot Trudeau
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