Canadian people of French descent

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  1. 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 3 views

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  9. Canadian people of Huguenot descent

    Canadian people of Huguenot descent

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  10. Franco-Ontarian people

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  11. Quebecers of French descent

    Quebecers of French descent

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  1. Justin Bieber

    Justin Bieber


    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

    Ryan Gosling


    Ryan Thomas Gosling (born November 12, 1980) is a Canadian actor, film director, screenwriter, musician and businessman. 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

    Shania Twain


    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

    Jim Carrey


    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

    Céline Dion


    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

    Alanis Morissette


    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

    Jewel Staite


    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

    Jacqueline MacInnes Wood


    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

    Rae Dawn Chong


    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

    Neil Young


    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

    Victor Webster


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

  12. Mary Pierce

    Mary Pierce


    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

    Rachelle Lefevre


    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

    Jay Baruchel


    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

    Brendan Fraser


    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



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

  17. Fefe Dobson

    Fefe Dobson


    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. Kevin Durand

    Kevin Durand


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

  19. Eugenie Bouchard

    Eugenie Bouchard


    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.

  20. Georges St-Pierre

    Georges St-Pierre


    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.

  21. Robbi Chong

    Robbi Chong


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

  22. Dan Aykroyd

    Dan Aykroyd


    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).

  23. Daniel Samonas

    Daniel Samonas


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

  24. Pierre Trudeau

    Pierre Trudeau


    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.

  25. Martin Brodeur

    Martin Brodeur


    Martin Pierre Brodeur (born May 6, 1972) is a former Canadian ice hockey goaltender and the assistant general manager of the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). In his 21-season tenure with the New Jersey Devils, he won three Stanley Cup championships and five Eastern Conference titles in 17 postseason campaigns. He also won two Olympic gold medals with Team Canada in the 2002 and 2010 Winter Olympic Games, as well as several other medals with Team Canada in other international competitions. Brodeur is widely regarded as one of the greatest goaltenders of all time.

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