Terry Fox was a Canadian boy who as a young boy loved sports and was an athlete runner. One night driving home from basketball in 1976, he crashed and when he recovered he realised his right knee was sore, choosing to ignore it, he finished the basketball season.
When David Shepherd and Travis Price were twelfth graders at Central Kings Rural High School they saw a ninth grade boy crying after spending his first day at school being teased for wearing a pink polo shirt.
Jock’s Universal Malian peanut sheller has revolutionized peanut shelling for developing countries.
Craig Kielburger is the founder of Free the Children – ‘Children helping children through education’. He started the program at the age of 12.
Art Miki fought to have an apology from the government for the internment of Japanese Canadians during World War II.
Bethune was a physician and medical innovator who worked closely with medical units during the Spanish Civil War and the 2nd Sino-Japanese War. He developed the first mobile blood transfusion service.
Léo Major performed a number of hugely courageous acts in both World War II and the Korean War. He is remembered for liberating the town of Zwolle, Holland.
Frederick Banting won the Nobel Prize for his development of treatments for sufferers of diabetes.
Yzerman was undoubtedly a talented hockey player, but he was best known for his quiet leadership and fierce loyalty to his team and community.