Canadian expatriates in France

Posted Oct 28, 2009
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  1. Bryan Adams
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    Bryan Adams

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    Bryan Guy Adams, OC OBC (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian singer songwriter, musician, producer, actor, social activist, and photographer.


  2. Joshua Jackson
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    Joshua Jackson

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    Joshua Browning Carter Jackson (born June 11, 1978) is a Canadian-American actor. He has appeared in primetime television and in over 32 film roles. His well known roles include Pacey Witter in Dawson's Creek, Charlie Conway in The Mighty Ducks film series, Peter Bishop in Fringe, and Cole Lockhart in The Affair. Jackson won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in the Canadian independent film One Week.


  3. Barbara Parkins
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    Barbara Parkins

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    Barbara Parkins (born May 22, 1942) is a Canadian-American television and film actress.


  4. Deanna Durbin
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    Deanna Durbin

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    Edna Mae Durbin (December 4, 1921 – c. April 20, 2013), known professionally as Deanna Durbin, was a Canadian-born American actress and singer, who appeared in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s. With the technical skill and vocal range of a legitimate lyric soprano, she performed everything from popular standards to operatic arias.


  5. Louise Robey
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    Louise Robey

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    Louise Ann Robey (born 14 March 1960), styled Louise, Countess of Burford during her marriage to Charles Beauclerk, Earl of Burford, is a Canadian singer-songwriter, former model, and actress. During much of her career, she used the stage name Robey.


  6. Charlotte Le Bon
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    Charlotte Le Bon

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    Charlotte Le Bon (born 4 September 1986) is a French Canadian actress, model and television presenter. She is known for her work in the Canal+ talk show Le Grand Journal, and the films Yves Saint Laurent, The Hundred-Foot Journey, and The Walk.


  7. Natasha St-Pier
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    Natasha St-Pier

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    Natasha St-Pier (born 10 February 1981) is a Canadian singer of Acadian origin who has spent most of her career in France. She was coach in the 2nd and 3rd season of The Voice Belgique (The Voice of Belgium).


  8. Karla Homolka
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    Karla Homolka

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    Karla Leanne Homolka, also known as Karla Leanne Teale and Leanne Bordelais (born 4 May 1970 in Port Credit, Ontario, Canada), is a convicted Canadian serial killer who helped her husband rape and murder at least three women. She attracted worldwide media attention when she was convicted of manslaughter following a plea bargain in the 1991 and 1992 rape-murders of two Ontario teenage girls, Leslie Mahaffy and Kristen French, as well as the rape and death of her sister Tammy.


  9. Russell Martin
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    Russell Martin

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    Russell Nathan Coltrane Jeanson Martin, Jr. (born February 15, 1983) is a Canadian professional baseball catcher for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has previously played for the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates, and is a four-time MLB All-Star. In 2007, Martin won the Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award.


  10. Rachel Marsden
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    Rachel Marsden

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    Rachel Marsden (born December 2, 1974) is a conservative political columnist, television commentator and university lecturer, originally from Canada but now based in Paris where she has lived since 2009. A fluent French speaker, she teaches at Sciences Po University in Paris. She is also the CEO of Rachel Marsden Associates, which describes itself as "an international firm headquartered in Paris, France, and Toronto, Canada, with extensive experience in Defense, Intelligence, Politics, Media and Public Affairs issues."


  11. Kim Campbell
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    Kim Campbell

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    Avril Phædra Douglas "Kim" Campbell (born March 10, 1947) PC CC OBC QC is a Canadian politician, lawyer, university lecturer, diplomat, and writer. She served as the 19th Prime Minister of Canada, from June 25, 1993 to November 4, 1993. Campbell was the first, and to date, only female prime minister of Canada, the first baby boomer to hold that office, and the only prime minister born in British Columbia.


  12. Félix Leclerc
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    Félix Leclerc

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    Félix Leclerc, OC GOQ (August 2, 1914 – August 8, 1988) was a French-Canadian singer-songwriter, poet, writer, actor and Québécois political activist. He was made an Officer of the Order of Canada on December 20, 1968. Leclerc was posthumously inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame for his songs "Moi, mes souliers", "Le P'tit Bonheur" and "Le Tour de l'île" in 2006.


  13. Diane Dufresne
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    Diane Dufresne

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    Diane Dufresne, CQ (born 30 September 1944 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a singer and painter, and has sung a number of classics of Quebec repertoire of popular songs.


  14. Jack Hemingway
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    Jack Hemingway

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    John Hadley Nicanor "Jack" Hemingway (October 10, 1923 – December 1, 2000) was a Canadian-American fly fisherman, conservationist, and writer. He was the son of Nobel Prize-laureate American novelist Ernest Hemingway.


  15. Anthony Kavanagh
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    Anthony Kavanagh

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    Anthony Kavanagh (born September 26, 1969 in Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada) is a Haitian-Canadian stand up comedian, actor, singer and TV presenter. After a successful career on the francophone stand-up scene in Quebec, he became a major star in Brazil, where he is known as Salamaleik.


  16. Diane Tell
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    Diane Tell

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    Diane Tell (born Diane Fortin, 24 December 1958 in Quebec City, Quebec) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She first studied music (violin and classical guitar) at the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal and the Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Val-d'Or, then studied jazz guitar at Cégep de Saint-Laurent in Montreal. She started writing songs at the age of 12 and signed her first record deal at 18. She was probably the first female French Canadian singer songwriter to record her own songs exclusively. "Gilberto", her first hit song was a tribute to João Gilberto but it was "Si j'étais un homme" on her third album that made her a popular artist both in Canada and Europe. She moved to Paris in 1983 and now lives in Biarritz, France.


  17. Gilles Vigneault
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    Gilles Vigneault

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    Gilles Vigneault, GOQ (born 27 October 1928) is a Canadian poet, publisher and singer-songwriter, and Quebec nationalist and sovereigntist. Two of his songs are considered by many Quebec's unofficial anthems: "Mon pays" and "Les gens de mon pays", and his line Mon pays ce n'est pas un pays, c'est l'hiver (My country is not a country, it is winter, from "Mon Pays") became a proverb in Quebec. Vigneault is a Grand Officer of the National Order of Quebec, Knight of the Legion of Honour, Officer of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.


  18. Laura Calder
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    Laura Calder

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    Laura Calder (born April 20, 1970) is the host of the James Beard Award-winning series French Food at Home, airing on Food Network Canada, The Cooking Channel, and other international stations. She is also a judge on Recipe to Riches, a reality series on Food Network Canada, and has been a guest judge on both Top Chef Canada and Iron Chef America.


  19. Hubert Reeves
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    Hubert Reeves

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    Hubert Reeves (born July 13, 1932), CC OQ is a French Canadian astrophysicist and popularizer of science.


  20. D.T.H. van der Merwe
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    D.T.H. van der Merwe

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    Daniel Tailliferrer Hauman van der Merwe (born 28 April 1986) is a South African-Canadian rugby union player. He currently plays for the Scarlets in the Pro12.


  21. Mortimer Davis
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    Mortimer Davis

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    Sir Mortimer Barnett Davis (February 6, 1866 – March 22, 1928) was a Canadian businessman and philanthropist. The home he built in the Golden Square Mile has been renamed Purvis Hall and is today owned by McGill University.


  22. Christine Fellows
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    Christine Fellows

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    Christine Fellows (born 1968) is a Canadian folk-pop singer-songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba.


  23. Gonzales (musician)
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    Gonzales (musician)

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    Chilly Gonzales (born Jason Charles Beck; 20 March 1972) is a Canadian musician who resided in Paris, France for several years, and now lives in Cologne, Germany. Though best known for his first MC and electro albums, he is also a pianist, producer, and songwriter.


  24. Sheila Copps
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    Sheila Copps

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    Sheila Maureen Copps, PC OC, (born November 27, 1952) is a former Canadian politician who also served as Deputy Prime Minister of Canada from November 4, 1993, to April 30, 1996, and June 19, 1996, to June 11, 1997. Her father, Victor Copps is former Mayor of Hamilton, Ontario


  25. Colin Yukes
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    Colin Yukes

    16 views

    Colin Yukes (born October 23, 1979 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian rugby player.


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