Canadian people of French descent

Posted Feb 2, 2011 by CindyCelebs
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  1. French-Canadian people

    French-Canadian people

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  2. French emigrants to Canada

    French emigrants to Canada

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  4. French expatriates in Canada

    French expatriates in Canada

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  5. Canadian people of Breton descent 4 views

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  7. Canadian people of Saint Pierre and Miquelon descent 0 views

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  9. Canadian people of Huguenot descent

    Canadian people of Huguenot descent

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  10. Franco-Ontarian people

    Franco-Ontarian people

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  11. Quebecers of French descent

    Quebecers of French descent

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  1. Justin Bieber
    #1

    Justin Bieber

    8,741,454 views

    Justin Drew Bieber (/ˈbbər/; born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Bieber's current manager, Scooter Braun, first discovered him through his YouTube videos in 2007. Braun, as noted, was impressed with the videos resulting in contacting Bieber's mother, Patricia Mallette, about wanting to work with his musical abilities. Moreover, him having convinced his mother, Braun arranged for Bieber to meet with singer-songwriter, Usher, in Atlanta, Georgia. As a result, Bieber was signed to RBMG, a record label based in Atlanta, then to Island Records -- part of Def Jam Records -- with a recording contract offered by a prominent record executive, L.A. Reid.


  2. Ryan Gosling
    #2

    Ryan Gosling

    1,582,749 views

    Ryan Thomas Gosling (born November 12, 1980) is a Canadian actor and musician. He began his career as a child star on the Disney Channel's Mickey Mouse Club (1993–95) and went on to appear in other family entertainment programs including Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1995) and Goosebumps (1996). He starred in the television series Breaker High (1997–98) as Sean Hanlon and Young Hercules (1998–99) as the title role. His first starring role was as a Jewish neo-Nazi in The Believer (2001), and he then built a reputation for starring in independent films such as Murder by Numbers (2002), The Slaughter Rule (2002), and The United States of Leland (2003).


  3. Shania Twain
    #3

    Shania Twain

    552,332 views

    Shania Twain, OC (/ʃəˌn.ə ˈtwn/) (born Eilleen Regina Edwards; August 28, 1965) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Twain has sold over 85 million records, making her one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. She is also the best selling female artist in the history of country music, which garnered her honorific titles including the "Queen of Country Pop".


  4. Jim Carrey
    #4

    Jim Carrey

    507,299 views

    James Eugene Redmond "Jim" Carrey (/ˈkæri/; born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, and film producer. Known for his highly energetic slapstick performances, he has been described as one of the biggest movie stars in Hollywood.


  5. Céline Dion
    #5

    Céline Dion

    303,350 views

    Céline Marie Claudette Dion, CC OQ (/ˈdɒn/; born 30 March 1968) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and occasional actress. Born into a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec, Dion emerged as a teen star in the French-speaking world after her manager and future husband René Angélil mortgaged his home to finance her first record. In 1990, she released the English-language album Unison, establishing herself as a viable pop artist in North America and other English-speaking areas of the world.


  6. Alanis Morissette
    #6

    Alanis Morissette

    187,693 views

    Alanis Nadine Morissette (born June 1, 1974) is a Canadian-American alternative rock singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer, and actress. She has won 16 Juno Awards and seven Grammy Awards, was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards. Morissette began her career in Canada, and as a teenager recorded two dance-pop albums, Alanis (1991) and Now Is the Time (1992), under MCA Records Canada. Her first international album was the rock-influenced Jagged Little Pill, released in 1995. Jagged has sold more than 33 million units globally. Her following album, Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, was released in 1998.


  7. Jewel Staite
    #7

    Jewel Staite

    168,393 views

    Jewel Belair Staite (born June 2, 1982) is a Canadian actress. She is known for her roles as Catalina in Space Cases (1996–1997), Kaylee Frye in Firefly (2002–2003) and its spin-off film Serenity (2005), and Dr. Jennifer Keller on Stargate Atlantis (2007–2009). Staite has also starred as Raquel Westbrook in the Canadian drama The L.A. Complex (2012), and Caroline Swift in the crime drama, The Killing (2013-2014).


  8. Jacqueline MacInnes Wood
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    Jacqueline MacInnes Wood

    135,645 views

    Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (born 17 April 1987) is a Canadian actress, disc jockey, singer and television host. She is best known for playing the role of Olivia Castle on Final Destination 5. She currently portrays the character of Steffy Forrester on the American soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful. Wood's performance in The Bold and the Beautiful has been met with critical acclaim, having garnered two Daytime Emmy Award nominations in 2012 and 2013.


  9. Rae Dawn Chong
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    Rae Dawn Chong

    86,049 views

    Rae Dawn Chong (born February 28, 1961) is a Canadian-American actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Quest for Fire (1981), The Color Purple (1985), Commando (1985), and Time Runner (1993). She has become a naturalized United States citizen.


  10. Neil Young
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    Neil Young

    100,346 views

    Neil Percival Young, OC OM (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter and musician. He began performing in a group covering Shadows instrumentals in Canada in 1960, before moving to California in 1966, where he co-founded the band Buffalo Springfield together with Stephen Stills and Richie Furay, and later joined Crosby, Stills & Nash in 1969. He released his first album in 1968 and has since forged a successful and acclaimed solo career, spanning over 45 years and 35 studio albums, with a continuous and uncompromising exploration of musical styles. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website describes Young as "one of rock and roll's greatest songwriters and performers". He was inducted into the Hall of Fame twice, first as a solo artist in 1995, and second as a member of Buffalo Springfield in 1997.


  11. Victor Webster
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    Victor Webster

    113,369 views

    Víctor Roberto Webster Flashy (born 10 January 1981) is a retired Nicaraguan footballer.


  12. Mary Pierce
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    Mary Pierce

    78,343 views

    Mary Pierce (born 15 January 1975) is a French-American retired tennis professional who played on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tour. Although born in Canada, she is a citizen of France, Canada, and the United States and played for France in team competitions and the Olympics.


  13. Rachelle Lefevre
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    Rachelle Lefevre

    69,602 views

    Rachelle Lefevre (/ləˈfɛv/; born February 1, 1979) is a Canadian actress. She has starred in the television series Big Wolf on Campus and had recurring roles in What About Brian, Boston Legal, and Swingtown. She played the vampire Victoria Sutherland in the first two films of the Twilight saga, before being replaced by Bryce Dallas Howard due to scheduling conflicts. In 2011, she starred in the ABC medical drama Off the Map, followed by the CBS series A Gifted Man (2011–12) and Under the Dome (2013–present).


  14. Jay Baruchel
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    Jay Baruchel

    77,789 views

    Jonathan Adam Saunders "Jay" Baruchel (born April 9, 1982) is a Canadian actor and comedian. He plays Josh Greenberg, the main character, in the FXX comedy television series Man Seeking Woman, and played the lead character in the 2001–02 Judd Apatow-created comedy TV series, Undeclared. He has appeared in supporting roles in box office successes Million Dollar Baby, Knocked Up and Tropic Thunder, and starred in the films She's Out of My League, The Trotsky, How to Train Your Dragon, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, This Is the End and How to Train Your Dragon 2.


  15. Brendan Fraser
    #15

    Brendan Fraser

    73,132 views

    Brendan James Fraser (/ˈfrzər/ FRAY-zər) is an American-Canadian actor. He portrayed Rick O'Connell in The Mummy trilogy (1999-2008) and is known for his comedic and fantasy film leading roles in major Hollywood films, such as Encino Man (1992), The Scout (1994), George of the Jungle (1997), Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003), Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) and Inkheart (2009). He also starred in numerous dramatic roles, such as Gods and Monsters (1998), The Quiet American (2002), Crash (2004) and Gimme Shelter (2013).


  16. Voodoo
    #16

    Voodoo

    59,847 views

    Voodoo (born Alex Torres; September 24, 1977) is a Canadian pornographic film actor.


  17. Fefe Dobson
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    Fefe Dobson

    45,947 views

    Felicia Lily "Fefe" Dobson (born February 28, 1985) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and recording artist. Born in Toronto, Canada, her career began when Jive Records attempted to develop her as a popular musician, which Dobson refused. Dobson then sang for Island/Def Jam where the executives contracted her.


  18. Landon Liboiron
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    Landon Liboiron

    39,847 views

    Landon Liboiron is a Gemini Award nominated Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Declan Coyne on Degrassi: The Next Generation and his lead role as Peter Rumancek in Netflix's original series Hemlock Grove (2013–2015).


  19. Kevin Durand
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    Kevin Durand

    37,844 views

    Kevin Serge Durand (born January 14, 1974) is a Canadian actor and singer.


  20. Eugenie Bouchard
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    Eugenie Bouchard

    49,198 views

    Eugenie "Genie" Bouchard (born February 25, 1994) is a Canadian professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 24. At the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, Bouchard became the first Canadian to reach the finals of a Grand Slam in singles, finishing runner-up to Petra Kvitová. She also reached the semifinals of the 2014 Australian Open and 2014 French Open, and won the 2012 Wimbledon girls' title. Following the end of the 2013 WTA Tour, she was named WTA Newcomer of the Year. The next year, Bouchard received the WTA Most Improved Player award for the 2014 season.


  21. Georges St-Pierre
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    Georges St-Pierre

    18,555 views

    Georges St-Pierre (born May 19, 1981), often referred to as GSP, is a Canadian semi-retired mixed martial artist (MMA) and a former three-time Welterweight Champion of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) having won the title twice in 2006 and 2008, as well as an Interim title in 2007. Frequently cited as one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time, St-Pierre was ranked as the #1 welterweight in the world for several years by Sherdog and numerous other publications. In 2008, 2009, and 2010 he was named the Canadian Athlete of the Year by Rogers Sportsnet. Fight Matrix lists him as the top MMA Welterweight of all time and most accomplished fighter in MMA history. On December 13, 2013, St-Pierre vacated the title and decided to take some time off from the sport, though he left the door open for a return.


  22. Robbi Chong
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    Robbi Chong

    20,355 views

    Robbi Lynn Chong (born May 28, 1965) is a Canadian actress and former model.


  23. Dan Aykroyd
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    Dan Aykroyd

    19,899 views

    Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM (/ˈækrɔɪd/; born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and musician. He is known for being an original member of the "Not Ready for Prime Time Players" on Saturday Night Live, as Elwood Blues of The Blues Brothers (with John Belushi), and as Ray Stantz in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989).


  24. Daniel Samonas
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    Daniel Samonas

    17,468 views

    Daniel Nicholas Patrick Samonas (born March 7, 1990) is a Canadian American actor.


  25. Pierre Trudeau
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    Pierre Trudeau

    18,669 views

    Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau, PC CC CH QC FRSC (/trˈd/; October 18, 1919 – September 28, 2000), usually known as Pierre Trudeau or Pierre Elliott Trudeau, was the 15th Prime Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968, to June 4, 1979, and again from March 3, 1980, to June 30, 1984.


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