CANADIANS WHO STANDOUT – ELLA CLARENS (70/150)

My story takes place in the heart of Calgary (#yyc) and I am proud to say I am a first generation Canadian! I feel very blessed to have been raised in such a great city, however, not all was [...]

CANADIANS WHO STANDOUT – LORI GIBBS (65/150)

Hi! It’s Lori. It’s bizarre to be recognized as a stand-up comedian ‘standout Canadian.’ That’s fun to say. I imagine your brain slurring as you read that. I’m talking about you because I’m [...]

CANADIANS WHO STANDOUT – DONNA HARRIS (63/150)

Niagara Falls, Canada, midnight, 1979. Abba is playing on the car radio, while my mother frantically fills a rental car with our worldly possessions. I, age five, my brother, age seven, wiping [...]