Thank you for selecting the personalities that you liked and for suggesting personalities you feel had an impact on our country. The site is no longer active but we have updated the website to reflect what you told us. Continue to share your ideas with us by email at, or through Facebook and Twitter (@Civilization).

We have provided a selection of personalities who have helped to shape our country.  Which personalities do you think have had an impact on our country? Vote for the personalities you would feature in your history museum. Select as many as you like by clicking the “Like?” button. Is there anyone missing?

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    Added by you! Dr. Emily Stowe
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    Added by you! Leonard Cohen
  • Lotta Hitschmanova

    Added by you! Lotta Hitschmanova
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    Olive Dickason
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    Added by you! Northrop Frye
  • Violet McNaughton

    Added by you! Violet McNaughton
  • Jean-Baptiste Cope Signature

    Added by you! Jean Baptiste Cope
  • William Andrew Cecil Bennett

    Added by you! William Andrew Cecil Bennett
  • John Guy

    Added by you! John Guy

We travelled across Canada with stops in the cities listed below. Thank you to everyone who shared their ideas with us during our kiosk activities and our roundtable discussions.

Province City Date Venue
British Columbia Vancouver November 9 Vancouver Public Library
British Columbia Vancouver November 10 Vancouver Flea Market
Newfoundland St. John's November 20 Memorial University of Newfoundland
Newfoundland St. John's November 20 Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents
Nova Scotia Halifax November 21 Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Nova Scotia Halifax November 22 Halifax Stanfield International Airport
New Brunswick Fredericton November 23 Crowne Plaza Fredericton Lord Beaverbrook Hotel
Alberta Edmonton December 4 Prince of Wales Armouries
Alberta Edmonton December 5 University of Alberta
Ontario Toronto December 11 Toronto Reference Library
Ontario Toronto December 12 Centennial College
Saskatchewan Saskatoon January 15 Radisson Hotel Saskatoon
Saskatchewan Saskatoon January 16 The Mall at Lawson Heights
Quebec Montréal January 24 Promenades Cathédrale
Quebec Montréal January 24 Salon Cartier 1, Centre Mont-Royal
Quebec Gatineau January 31 Canadian Museum of Civilization