Trans Canada Trail Champions

Just like our Trail, our list of National Champions is getting longer. Please keep checking this page to see our latest additions.

Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Mrs. Sharon Johnston Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Mrs. Sharon Johnston
Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada and Mrs. Sharon Johnston
Mrs. Laureen Harper Mrs. Laureen Harper
Honorary Campaign Chair
The Honourable Brian Gallant The Honourable Brian Gallant
Premier, New Brunswick
The Honourable Wade MacLauchlan The Honourable Wade MacLauchlan
Premier, Prince Edward Island
The Honourable Greg Selinger The Honourable Greg Selinger
Premier, Manitoba
The Honourable Kathleen Wynne The Honourable Kathleen Wynne
Premier, Ontario
The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson
26th Governor General of Canada (1999-2005)
The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean and Jean Daniel Lafond The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor General of Canada (2005-2010), and Jean Daniel Lafond, Filmmaker and Author
The Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor General of Canada (2005-2010), and Jean Daniel Lafond, Filmmaker and Author
The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney The Right Honourable Brian Mulroney
18th Prime Minister of Canada (1984-1993)
The Right Honourable Kim Campbell The Right Honourable Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada (1993)
The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien The Right Honourable Jean Chrétien
20th Prime Minister of Canada (1993-2003)
The Right Honourable Paul Martin The Right Honourable Paul Martin
21st Pime Minister of Canada (2003-2006)
The Honourable Edna Elias The Honourable Edna Elias
4th Territorial Commissioner of Nunavut (2010-2015)
The Honourable Graydon Nicholas The Honourable Graydon Nicholas
30th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick (2009-2014)
The Honourable David Onley The Honourable David Onley
28th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario (2007-2014)
His Excellency Gary Doer His Excellency Gary Doer
Canadian Ambassador to the United States of America
The Honourable Nancy Greene Raine The Honourable Nancy Greene Raine
Senator and Olympic Ski Champion
The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain,  O.C. The Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain, O.C.
Philanthropist
The Honourable Dave Rodney The Honourable Dave Rodney
Canada's First Mt Everest Two-time Summiteer & Alberta MLA
The Honourable Michael Wilson The Honourable Michael Wilson
Chair of the Board, Mental Health Commission of Canada
Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo
Assembly of First Nations National Chief 2009-2014
Margaret Atwood Margaret Atwood
Writer & Naturalist
Chief Darcy Bear Chief Darcy Bear
Whitecap Dakota First Nation
Jeanne Beker Jeanne Beker
Fashion Journalist
Robert Bateman Robert Bateman
Artist and Naturalist
Roberta Bondar Roberta Bondar, O.C. O.Ont. MC PhD
President of The Roberta Bondar Foundation
Joseph Boyden Joseph Boyden
Writer
Paul Brandt Paul Brandt
Country Music Artist
Bonnie Brooks Bonnie Brooks
Chair of the Board of Trustees, Royal Ontario Museum Vice Chair, Hudson's Bay Company Director, Empire (Sobey's) Director, Abercrombie and Fitch Trustee, Riocan REIT
Kurt Browning Kurt Browning
Four-Time World Figure Skating Champion
Edward Burtynsky Edward Burtynsky
Industrial Landscape Photographer
Sharon Butala Sharon Butala
Author
Cassie Campbell-Pascall Cassie Campbell-Pascall
Olympic gold-medallist and hockey broadcaster
Pierre Camu Pierre Camu
Trans Canada Trail Founding Member
Lorne Cardinal Lorne Cardinal
Actor, director, producer
Brent Carver Brent Carver
Tony Award Winning Theatre, Film and Television Actor
Kim Cattral Kim Cattrall
Actress
Jim Cuddy Jim Cuddy
Musician
Wade Davis Wade Davis
Anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author, and photographer
Victor Dodig Victor Dodig
President and Chief Executive Officer, CIBC
Alan Doyle Alan Doyle
Musician
Phil Fontaine Phil Fontaine
National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (1997-2000)
David Foster David Foster
Musician, Record Producer, Composer and Chairman, David Foster Foundation
 Robert Ghiz Robert Ghiz
Former Premier, Prince Edward Island
Graeme Gibson Graeme Gibson
Writer & Naturalist
David S. Goldbloom David S. Goldbloom
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Senior Medical Advisor, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Paul Gross Paul Gross
Actor, writer, director
Colonel Chris Hadfield Colonel Chris Hadfield
Astronaut and Professor
Rick Hansen Rick Hansen, C.C., O.B.C.
Co-Chair, Rick Hansen Foundation
Allan Hawco Allan Hawco
Actor
Peter Herrndorf Peter Herrndorf
President and CEO, National Arts Centre
Tom Jackson Tom Jackson
Actor, Singer, Activist
Norman Jewison Norman Jewison
Film Director & Producer
Karen Kain Karen Kain
Artistic Director, The National Ballet of Canada
Craig Kielburger Craig Kielburger
Co-Founder, Free the Children
Marc Kielburger Marc Kielburger
Co-Founder, Free the Children
Wab Kinew Wab Kinew
Musician, broadcaster, public speaker, administrator in University of Winnipeg for the First Nations
Cindy Klassen Cindy Klassen
Six-Time Olympic Medallist
Adam Kreek Adam Kreek
Olympic Gold Medallist and Motivational Speaker
Eugene Levy Eugene Levy
Actor & Writer
Roy MacGregor Roy MacGregor
Author
Natalie MacMaster Natalie MacMaster
Musician
David McKay David McKay
President and CEO of RBC
Sarah McLachlan Sarah McLachlan
Singer, songwriter, outdoor enthusiast
Stuart McLean Stuart McLean
Writer & Broadcaster
Deepa Mehta Deepa Mehta
Screen Writer & Director
Dana Meise Dana Meise
Explorer and Hiker
Rick Mercer Rick Mercer
Star of CBC’s Rick Mercer Report
Anne Murray Anne Murray
Singer and Author
Paul Nichols Paul Nichols
Co-founder of the Communities for Veterans Foundation (BC)
Gordon Nixon Gordon Nixon
Trans Canada Trail - Campaign Cabinet
Julie Payette Julie Payette
Canadian Astronaut, VP Canadaland, Director of the Montreal Science Centre
Steve Podborski Steve Podborski
Olympic & World Champion Skier
Brian Porter Brian Porter
President and Chief Executive Officer, Scotiabank
John Ralston Saul John Ralston Saul
Writer and International President of PEN
Ken Read Ken Read
Olympian & World Cup Champion
Albert Schultz Albert Schultz
Actor, director of Soulpepper Theatre Company.
Kyle Shewfelt Kyle Shewfelt
Olympic Champion Gymnast
Martin Short Martin Short
Actor
Michael Smith Michael Smith
Chef, Food Network Host, Nutritional Activist
Les Stroud Les Stroud
Survival expert and filmmaker
George Stroumboulopoulos George Stroumboulopoulos
TV/Radio host, producer
The Tenors Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray, Fraser Walters and Remigio Pereira The Tenors
The Tenors
Mark Tewksbury Mark Tewksbury
Olympic Champion and Humanitarian
Jim Treliving Jim Treliving
One of the dragons in the reality show Dragon's Den
Sandi Treliving Sandi Treliving
National Community Leader
Spencer West Spencer West
Author, Motivational Speaker, World Change Warrior
Robert C.P.Westbury C.M.,A.O.E.,PhD., LL.D. Robert C.P.Westbury C.M.,A.O.E.,PhD., LL.D.
Community leader

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