Canada has more to offer than just Justin Bieber and Celine Dion
Keanu Reeves
David Suzuki
Margaret Atwood
Elon Musk
Bryan Adams
Kim Cattrall
Leonard Cohen
William Shatner
Joni Mitchell
Michael J. Fox
Matthew Perry
John Candy
Tommy Chong
Wayne Gretzky
Tom Green
Joshua Jackson
Carly Rae Jepsen
Emily Carr
Neil Young
Oh Canada! Did you know these talented individuals were Canadian?
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Canada has more to offer than just Justin Bieber and Celine Dion

July 1st is Canada Day! To celebrate, we are sharing a list of 20 famous faces that you may have never realized hail from "the true north." Like Evangeline Lily from 'Lost' -the actress comes from Saskatchewan. Join us for a look at some celebrities you may have never realized are actually Canadian.

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Keanu Reeves

The star of 'The Matrix' was raised in Toronto! Keanu Reeves's family moved to Toronto from Beirut when he was a child, and the actor is a Canadian citizen.

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David Suzuki

David Suzuki was born to Japanese parents in Vancouver, British Colombia. Suzuki is a well-known climate change activist and academic.

(Photo: Instagram@davidsuzukifdn)

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Margaret Atwood

Many don't realize that the author of 'The Handmaid's Tale' is a Canadian! Award-winning author Margaret Atwood currently lives in Toronto and was born in Ottawa.

(Photo: Instagram@therealmargaretatwood)

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Elon Musk

Even though Elon Musk was born in South Africa, his mother, Maye Musk hailed from Saskatchewan. So, the CEO of Tesla holds Canadian citizenship.

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Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams was born in Kingston, Ontario. However, he moved around quite a bit as a kid since his father worked as a diplomat. Bryan lived for a few years in Portugal due to his father's job. When his parents divorced, he moved to Vancouver with his mother and sister.

Oh Canada! Did you know these talented individuals were Canadian?
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Kim Cattrall

When you think of Kim Cattrall, you think of 'Sex In The City' and, of course, New York. So it isn't surprising that many fans aren't aware that Kim Cattrall is a Cannuck! Cattrall grew up in British Colombia and moved to New York City to pursue acting as a teenager.

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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen was born and raised in Westmount, a suburb in Montreal. The legendary musician studied at McGill University and truly loved his hometown.

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William Shatner

William Shatner was born and grew up in Canada. The actor studied the art in Stratford, Ontario, performing classical Shakespearean pieces. After a time working in theatre, he moved onto film, TV, and of course 'Star Trek.'

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Joni Mitchell

The legendary, iconic folk singer Joni Mitchell was born in a small town in Alberta and grew up in Saskatchewan. Joni got her start as a folk singer in Toronto, Ontario, before making it big in the United States.

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Michael J. Fox

Even though he has lived more years in the United States at this point in his life than in Canada, Michael J. Fox hails from Canada. Fox was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and is a proud Canadian.

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Matthew Perry

As is the case with Kim Cattrall, the association of 'Friends' with New York is so strong; one would never imagine one of its stars hails from the north! Matthew Perry grew up in Ottawa and holds dual Canadian/American citizenship.

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John Candy

The iconic funnyman John Candy was born and raised in Newmarket, Ontario. Candy even studied journalism at Centennial Community College.

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Tommy Chong

Have you ever seen any of the old 'Cheech and Chong' films? Many Canadians don't even know that comedian Tommy Chong is, in fact, Canadian. Chong was born in Edmonton, Alberta, and has dual citizenship.
(Tommy Chong is pictured on the left)

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Wayne Gretzky

While Gretzky was the idol of many hockey-loving Canadian children, many non-Canadians may not realize he comes from Canada. "The Great One" comes from Brantford, Ontario.

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Tom Green

Perhaps it's all those cold, long winters, but a lot of hilarious comedians have been born in Canada. Tom Green was born in Pembroke, Ontario, and grew up between Petawawa and Gloucester, Ontario.

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Joshua Jackson

Percy from 'Dawson's Creek' is actually Canadian! Yes, that's right, actor Joshua Jackson was born in Vancouver. He grew up in part in California and then moved back to Vancouver when he was eight.

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Carly Rae Jepsen

That's right, the singer of 'Call Me Maybe' is Canadian. Carly Rae Jepsen was born and raised in Mission, British Colombia. She also attended the Canadian College of Performing Arts in Victoria.

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Emily Carr

Emily Carr was a Canadian author and artist who was one of the first Canadian painters to adopt the Modernist and Post-Impressionist styles. This Canadian icon was heavily inspired by the Indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast.

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Neil Young

Neil Young holds dual nationality but is Canadian through and through. Young grew up in several different parts of Canada, from Toronto to Pickering and Omemee, Ontario. Neil started out as a solo artist touring Canada before going stateside.

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