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Tommy Prince

Thomas George Prince, war hero, Indigenous advocate (born 25 October 1915 in Petersfield, MB; died 25 November 1977 in Winnipeg, MB). Tommy Prince was Canada's most-decorated Indigenous war veteran, having been awarded a total of 11 medals in the Second World War and the Korean War. Although homeless when he died, he was honoured at his funeral by his province, his country and the governments of France, Italy and the United States.

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Tommy Reilly

Tommy (Thomas Rundle) Reilly. Harmonica player, composer, teacher, b Guelph, Ont, 21 Aug 1919, d Frensham, Surrey, England, 25 Sep 2000. His father, Captain James Reilly (1886-1956), a trumpeter and violinist, led (in Guelph, 1920-5) one of the first jazz bands in Canada.

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Tommy Hunter

Hunter, who used 'Travellin' Man' as his TV theme song, also performed widely in Canada and in the 1960s was the leader of several concert parties that toured in Europe for the Department of National Defence.

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Tommy Burns

His defences included victories over the heavyweight champions of England and Australia. He knocked out the Irish champion, Jem Roche, in 1 min, 28 secs, the shortest title defence ever. The $30 000 he received for fighting Johnson was the beginning of "big" money for boxers.

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Tommy Ambrose

Tommy Ambrose, pop singer, composer (b at Toronto 19 Oct 1939). The creator of many of Canada's most successful advertising jingles - including those for Labatt's Blue, Smarties, Eggs get crackin', and Milk - Ambrose is also well known as a club performer and broadcaster.

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Tommy Banks

Tommy Banks was the co-ordinator (and occasional guest conductor) of Edmonton Symphony Orchestra pop programs featuring such performers as Vicki Carr, Aretha Franklin, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Tom Jones, filmed by CITV for syndication throughout North America.

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Tommy Douglas

Thomas Clement (“Tommy”) Douglas, CC, premier of Saskatchewan, first leader of the New Democratic Party, Baptist minister and politician (born 20 October 1904 in Falkirk, Scotland; died 24 February 1986 in Ottawa, Ontario). Douglas led the first socialist government elected in Canada and is recognized as the father of socialized medicine in Canada. He also helped establish democratic socialism in mainstream Canadian politics.

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Tommy Sexton

The show took them back to St. John's, where they engaged Robert JOY and, in their next production Sickness, Death and Beyond the Grave, Andy JONES (Sametz left the group after the Toronto show). They continued to perform together until 1977, when they disbanded.

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Tommy Ambrose

Tommy (Thomas) Ambrose. Singer, composer, b Toronto 19 Oct 1939. At 5 he began singing at "Youth for Christ" rallies at Massey Hall, Maple Leaf Gardens, and elsewhere. Until he was 16 he performed on gospel radio shows on CKEY and CFRB.

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Tommy Chong

Thomas B. Kin Chong, comedian, actor, director, musician, writer, activist, counter-culture icon (born at Edmonton 24 May 1938). Tommy Chong is one-half of the comedy team Cheech and Chong.

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Tommy Banks

The Honourable Thomas Benjamin Banks, OC, AOE, pianist, conductor, arranger, composer, TV personality, actor, producer, politician (born 17 December 1936 in Calgary, AB; died 25 January 2018 in Edmonton, AB).

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Henry Prince

Henry Prince. Music dealer, bandmaster, composer, b ?, d Montreal 1888? In 1854 he acquired the instrument retailing and sheet music business of Mead, Brother and Co, continuing its operation under his own name. The bulk of his stock was imported from the USA and Europe.

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Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert, BC, incorporated as a city in 1910, population 12,220 (2016 census), 12,508 (2011 census). The City of Prince Rupert is located on Kaien Island, at the mouth of the Skeena River in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia. It is Canada's wettest city, with an average of 2,619 mm of precipitation falling each year. Prince Rupert marks western end of the Yellowhead Trans-Canada Highway and, as Canada's deepest ice-free seaport, a link between the lower United States, Vancouver and Alaska. For these reasons it is the industrial, commercial and institutional centre for BC's Northwest Coast.

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Prince Albert

Prince Albert, SK, incorporated as a city in 1904, population 35,926 (2016 census), 35,129 (2011 census). The City of Prince Albert is located on the south shore of the North Saskatchewan River near the geographical centre of the province. As Saskatchewan's "Gateway to the North," open prairie lies to the south of the city and lakes and forests to the north. Prince Albert is Saskatchewan's third largest city.

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Prince George

Prince George, BC, incorporated as a city in 1915, population 71 974 (2011c), 70 981 (2006c). The City of Prince George is the largest population centre in the northern part of the province.