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trey anthony

Trey Anthony (trey anthony), comedian, playwright, screenwriter, producer (born 1974 in London, England).

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Gerald Arthur Pratley

Gerald Arthur Pratley (b at London, Eng 3 Sep 1923, d at Belleville, Ont 14 Mar 2011). A noted film critic and commentator, he was the founder-director of the Ontario Film Institute, established in 1968, an organization with a mandate to preserve, catalogue, publish and exhibit world cinema.

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Peter Cardew

In 1967 Cardew joined Rhone & Iredale in Vancouver, becoming a partner in 1974. In his 13 years with this firm he was project team designer for several award-winning buildings, including the Lignum Forestry Building (1977), the Crown Life Tower (1980) and False Creek townhouses (1980).

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Ken Gass

Ken Gass, director, playwright, producer (born at Abbotsford, BC 10 Sept 1945). Ken Gass is one of the key figures in the development of Canadian theatre.

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Joeffer Caoc

Joeffer Caoc, fashion designer (b at Valenzuela, Philippines, 15 Nov 1971). Joeffer Caoc moved to Canada at the age of two with his civil engineer father and seamstress mother.

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Gisele MacKenzie

Gisele MacKenzie, born Gisèle LaFlèche, actress (born at Winnipeg 10 Jan 1927; died Burbank, Ca 5 Sep 2003). Gisèle LaFlèche, sometimes known as "Canada's first lady of song," began in show business playing the violin in Winnipeg and on a scholarship at the Toronto Conservatory of Music.

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Anton Wilfer

Anton Wilfer. Violin maker, b Luby, Czechoslovakia, 30 Apr 1901, d Montreal 31 Aug 1976. He studied and practised violin making in his home town before travelling in 1946 to Mittenwald, Bavaria, to perfect his work with master craftsmen.

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José Navas

José Navas, dancer, choreographer, director (b Domingo Navas Martinez at Caracas, Venezuela 10 Jan 1965). From his base in Montréal, where he settled in 1991, Navas has established himself as an internationally acclaimed dancer-choreographer.

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Colin Fox

Colin Fox, actor (b at Aldershot, Ont 20 Nov 1938). Colin Fox is a distinguished character actor who studied English at the University of Western Ontario and attended the NATIONAL THEATRE SCHOOL in Montréal. He began acting in plays at the Grand Theatre in London, Ont.

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Ian Tracey

Ian Tracey, actor (b at Vancouver Island June 1964). Ian Tracey has been acting in films and television since the age of 11.

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Marc-André Hamelin

In 1982 he came first in the International Stepping Stones of the Canadian Music Competitions and won first prize at the International Piano Competition in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Ian Tyson

As Ian and Sylvia, they performed together 1961-75. Two of Tyson's best-known songs, "Four Strong Winds" and "Someday Soon," date from this period.

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Karina Gauvin

Karina Gauvin. Soprano, b Repentigny, Que, 1966? Raised in Toronto by musical parents, Karina Gauvin began singing at an early age.

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Ralph Allen

Ralph Allen, journalist, editor, novelist (b at Winnipeg 25 Aug 1913; d at Toronto 2 Dec 1966). One of the best-loved and most influential editors of his day, Allen was justly famous for his work at Maclean's (1946-60) and the Toronto Star (1964-66).

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Roy Arden

Employing such diverse media as photography, video, sculpture, and collage, Roy Arden's work has assiduously tracked the radical transformation of Vancouver over the past thirty years.