Mark Douglas Messier (/ˈmɛsi.eɪ/; born January 18, 1961) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre of the National Hockey League and former special assistant to the president and general manager of the New York Rangers. He played a quarter of a century in the NHL (1979–2004) with the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, and Vancouver Canucks. He also played professionally with the World Hockey Association (WHA)'s Indianapolis Racers and Cincinnati Stingers. He was the last former WHA player to be active in professional hockey, and the last active player who had played in the NHL in the 1970s.
Dion Phaneuf (born April 10, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and captain of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted ninth overall in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames, and made his NHL debut in 2005 after a four-year junior career with the Red Deer Rebels of the Western Hockey League (WHL), in which he was twice named the Defenceman of the Year. He set a Flames record for most goals by a first-year defenceman and was named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy as top rookie in 2005–06. Two years later, he was a finalist for the James Norris Memorial Trophy as top defenceman, though he did not win either award.
Christopher Michael Benoit (May 21, 1967 – June 24, 2007) was a Canadian professional wrestler. During his 22-year career, Benoit worked for numerous major promotions including Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (CMLL), Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW), World Championship Wrestling (WCW), and the World Wrestling Federation/World Wrestling Entertainment (WWF/WWE).
Michelle Beaudoin (born August 25, 1975) is a Canadian actress best known for her roles as Jenny Kelley in the sitcom Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Penny Foster in the teen drama Madison.
Rene Gary Wayne Bourque (born December 10, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger who currently plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). An undrafted player, Bourque was signed by the Chicago Blackhawks as a free agent in 2004 and made his NHL debut in 2005–06. He spent three years in Chicago before a 2008 trade sent him to the Calgary Flames where he established himself as a key offensive player. He was traded to the Montreal Canadiens along with Patrick Holland and a 2nd round pick in the 2013 NHL entry draft for Mike Cammalleri, Karri Ramo and a 5th round draft pick in the 2012 NHL Entry draft.
Paul Joseph Lorieau (June 29, 1942 – July 2, 2013) was a Canadian optician who was the National Anthem singer for the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League from 1981 to 2011. He was of French-Canadian descent.
Lawrence Lemieux (born November 12, 1955 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian sailor, who competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics in the Star Class and at the 1988 Summer Olympics in the Finn class. He is famous for his actions in the latter competition, which resulted in him being awarded the Pierre de Coubertin Medal.
Paul Edmond Messier (born January 27, 1958) is a retired ice hockey player. He is the older brother of NHL legend Mark Messier.
J.R. LaRose (born February 27, 1984 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian football safety for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He originally signed with the Edmonton Eskimos in 2005 as a territorial protected junior. He played for the Canadian Junior Football League's Edmonton Huskies, where his team won the Canadian Bowl in 2005.
Richard Dupuis (born September 2, 1942 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former professional Canadian football player in the Canadian Football League.
Leo Vasseur is a politician from Alberta, Canada. He was elected in the 1993 Alberta general election defeating Ernie Isley of the Progressive Conservatives.
Normand (Norm) Boucher is a Canadian politician. He is the mayor of Medicine Hat, Alberta. He was formerly police chief in Medicine Hat.
Michelle Rempel, PC, MP (née Godin; born February 14, 1980) is a Canadian politician, who has been the federal Member of Parliament (MP) for the electoral riding of Calgary Centre-North since the 2011 Canadian federal election. Rempel is a member of the Conservative Party and serves as the Minister of State responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada. She formerly served as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment.
Crystal Plamondon (born in Plamondon, Alberta, Canada) is a trilingual singer and performer of Cajun and country music.
Gary Dale Boulanger (born November 19, 1967 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) is a jockey and trainer who competed in Canada and the United States and who is currently in Florida. He began his career in 1987 at Tampa Bay Downs then went to the Pacific Northwest where he was the leading jockey for three straight years from 1989 through 1991 at Longacres Racetrack in Washington state. In 1991 he won 247 races, breaking Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens record for most wins.
Hector George Joseph Goudreau (born October 11, 1950) is a politician from Alberta, Canada. He is originally from the francophone area of Beaumont, Alberta, located just south of Edmonton's metro population.
Robert D. Hare, C.M. (born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1934), is a researcher in the field of criminal psychology. He developed the Hare Psychopathy Checklist (PCL-Revised), used to assess cases of psychopathy. Hare advises the FBI's Child Abduction and Serial Murder Investigative Resources Center (CASMIRC) and consults for various British and North American prison services.
Roger Maurice Bourbonnais (born October 26, 1942) is a retired ice hockey player.
Marcel Joseph Aimé Lambert, PC QC (August 21, 1919 – September 24, 2000) was a Canadian politician and Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons (1962–1963).
Michelle Molineux is a Canadian actress and singer. She was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and attended the University of Alberta. Molineux is best known for her role as an alien seductress in Decoys 2: Alien Seduction released in 2006.
Fleuri Perron (also spelled Fleury Perron) (February 4, 1866 - August 1931) was a businessman, politician, and mayor of St. Albert, Alberta.
Guy Carleton Boutilier is a Canadian politician, who sat as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1997 to 2012. He was elected as a Progressive Conservative, and served in several capacities in the Cabinet of Alberta under Premiers Ralph Klein and Ed Stelmach before being ejected from the PC caucus in July 2009; he joined the Wildrose Alliance Party after sitting as an independent for a year.
Lucien "Luke" Ouellette (born July 22, 1953) is a Canadian politician and former Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the constituency of Innisfail-Sylvan Lake as a Progressive Conservative.
Leo Piquette was elected to the Alberta Legislative Assembly in the 1986 Alberta election. He was a member of the Alberta New Democratic Party for the district of Athabasca-Lac La Biche.
Eugene Pechet (January 7, 1917 – August 23, 2008) was a Canadian hotelier and banker. He bought his first hotel in 1942 and went on to build and operate 22 hotels throughout Western Canada and the United States.