People from the Cowichan Valley Regional District

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Pamela Anderson
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    Pamela Anderson

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    Pamela Denise Anderson (born July 1, 1967) is a Canadian-American actress. In addition to her acting career, she is also a model, producer, author, activist and a former showgirl, known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch and V.I.P.. She was chosen as a Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in February 1990. For a time, she was known as Pamela Anderson Lee (or Pamela Lee) after marrying Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. Anderson is a member of the animal rights movement and has conducted campaigns condemning the commercial fur industry and promoting veganism through the animal welfarist organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. In 2006, she was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.


  2. Frances Oldham Kelsey
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    Frances Oldham Kelsey

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    Frances Kathleen Oldham Kelsey, CM (July 24, 1914 – August 7, 2015) was a Canadian pharmacologist and physician. As a reviewer for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), she refused to authorize thalidomide for market because she had concerns about the drug's safety. Her concerns proved to be justified when it was shown that thalidomide caused serious birth defects. Kelsey's career intersected with the passage of laws strengthening FDA oversight of pharmaceuticals. Kelsey was the second woman to be awarded the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service by President John F. Kennedy.


  3. Dan Boeckner
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    Dan Boeckner

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    Dan Boeckner /ˈbɛknər/ (born 5 February 1978) is a Canadian singer, songwriter and guitarist. In 2012-2013, he was involved in a project called Divine Fits, with Spoon frontman Britt Daniel. He was previously a member of Wolf Parade, Atlas Strategic and Handsome Furs. Currently, Boeckner has a new band called Operators which released an album, EP1, in August 2014.


  4. Steve Lingren
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    Steve Lingren

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    Steve Lingren (born April 15, 1973) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently serving as an assistant coach with the Victoria Salmon Kings of the ECHL.


  5. Emily Zurrer
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    Emily Zurrer

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    Emily Jane Zurrer (born July 12, 1987) is a Canadian soccer player who is currently plays for Swedish club Jitex BK in the Damallsvenskan and the Canada women's national soccer team. She previously played for Seattle Reign FC in the National Women's Soccer League, Dalsjöfors GoIF in the Damallsvenskan, and the Vancouver Whitecaps in the W-League.


  6. Doug Bodger
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    Doug Bodger

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    Doug Bodger (born June 18, 1966) is a former Canadian ice hockey defenceman in the National Hockey League. Selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins ninth overall in the 1984 NHL Draft he would play in over 1,000 games in the NHL with the Penguins, Buffalo Sabres, San Jose Sharks, New Jersey Devils, Los Angeles Kings, and the Vancouver Canucks.


  7. Dante DeCaro
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    Dante DeCaro

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    Dante DeCaro (born January 26, 1981) of Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, is the former guitarist/songwriter of the Canadian band Hot Hot Heat. His inventive guitar parts were considered a crucial part of Hot Hot Heat's success with their first major label album Make Up The Breakdown. DeCaro left the band after the recording of 2005's Elevator.


  8. Kelly J. Mann
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    Kelly J. Mann

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    Kelly J. Mann (born June 1958 in Ladysmith, British Columbia) Kelly is currently the BC Games Society President and CEO. Kelly is also the co-chair of KidSport Greater Victoria.


  9. Ron Andruff
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    Ron Andruff

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    Ronald Nicholas Andruff (born July 10, 1953 in Port Alberni, British Columbia and raised in Chemainus, British Columbia) is a Canadian hockey player.




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