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Original release 17 October The Greatest Canadian was a television program series by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation CBC to determine who is considered to be the greatest Canadian of all time, at least according to those who watched and participated in the program.
Radio-Canada, the national publicly funded French-language broadcasting agency, was not involved in The Greatest Canadian project, reducing the input of Canada's French-Canadian minority over the results.
The CBC did, by law, make its website available in French, however. The "Greatest Canadian" was not decided by a simple popular poll, but was instead chosen through a two-step voting process.
In it, the bottom 40 of the top 50 "greatest" choices were revealed, in order of popularity, determined by polls conducted by E-mailwebsite, telephone, and letter.
To prevent bias during the second round of voting, the top ten nominees were presented alphabetically rather than by order of first round popularity. This second vote was accompanied by a series of documentaries, where 10 Canadian celebrities acting as advocates each presented their case for The Greatest Canadian.
Voting concluded on 28 November at midnight and the following evening, 29 November, the winner was revealed to be Tommy Douglas.The Greatest Canadian: David Suzuki In my presentation I will try to persuade you into agreeing with me that David Suzuki is in fact the greatest canadian to ever walk our earth by telling you who he is, what he does, and what he is working towards.
David Suzuki, iconic Canadian scientist, activist, environmentalist, broadcaster and educator, delivers a last lecture -- what he describes as a distillation of my life . Canadian climate activist David Suzuki is addressing the heated debate sparked by the University of Alberta’s decision to award him an honorary degree.
The Greatest Canadian was a television program series by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) to determine who is considered to be the greatest Canadian of all time, at least according to those who .
DAVID SUZUKI THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY For over three decades, David Takayoshi Suzuki has been Canada’s most environmental conscience. Born in March 24, , he is a Japanese Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist.
The Greatest Canadian Citizen David Suzuki is a Canadian academic, science broadcaster and environmental activist. Suzuki earned a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Chicago in , and was a professor in the genetics department at the University of British Columbia from until his retirement in