25 Transformational Canadians

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25 Transformational Canadians
Sponsor Cisco Canada
The Globe and Mail
La Presse
CTV Television Network
Date September 14, 2010 (2010-09-14)
Country Canada

The 25 Transformational Canadians (also called the Top 25 Transformational Canadians) are 25 Canadians who have "immeasurably improved the lives of others" as selected by Cisco Canada and The Globe and Mail.[1] The Transformational Canadians program was founded to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Cisco in 2010.[2] La Presse and CTV Television Network partnered with The Globe and Mail for the program.[3] Dr. Samantha Nutt was named to the list for her humanitarianism.[4] Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, was also named one of the 25 Transformational Canadians.[5] Gordon Keller, a stem-cell researcher, also won the distinction.[6] Also selected for the award was Clarence Louie, a tribal chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band.[7] Tara Teng was nominated for the award in recognition of her advocacy on behalf of human trafficking victims.[8] Hannah Taylor received a nomination while still a young teenager.[9]

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  1. ^ Natalia A. Feduschak (February 18, 2011). "Canadian-Ukrainian invests in the Carpathians". Kyiv Post. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  2. ^ Madhavi Acharya; Tom Yew (November 18, 2010). "Cisco Systems: Proud and empowered". Toronto Star. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Tom Chau is celebrated as a Transformational Canadian". Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital. November 2, 2010. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Kelowna's global citizen of the year". Castanet. March 6, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Nobel Peace Prize nominee joins Mount Allison University". Sackville Tribune-Post. September 28, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  6. ^ Joe Sornberger (2011). Dreams and Due Diligence: Till and McCulloch's Stem Cell Discovery and Legacy. University of Toronto Press. p. 78. ISBN 1442644850. 
  7. ^ "Two named to business hall of fame". Terrace Standard. January 29, 2011. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Langley's Women of Distinction nominated for YWCA honours". Langley Times. April 30, 2012. Retrieved May 17, 2013. 
  9. ^ Sheneeza Kanji (2012). Amazing Canadian Kids!: What They're Doing to Make A Difference and How You Can Too!. AuthorHouse. p. 33. ISBN 1463420617. 

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