Adamo Ruggiero

Adamo Ruggiero is an experienced actor, host and student. He began his career in Community Theatre at a very young age. In 1996, he landed his first professional job as Cupid in Stage West's Christmas production of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. In 2000, he was accepted to Cawthra Park Secondary School (a performing arts school in Mississauga) where Adamo played leading roles in Godspell, Carnival, Auntie Mame and The Bath as well as directed Sure Thing by playwright David Ives for the Ontario's SEARS Drama festival.

Svend Robinson

Robinson was the New Democratic Party (NDP) Member of Parliament (MP) for ridings in the Vancouver suburb of Burnaby, British Columbia, the third-largest city in British Columbia. As the longest-serving British Columbia MP of his time, in office from 1979 to 2004, Svend Robinson is notable for having been the first Canadian MP to come out as gay, in spring 1988.

Angela Robertson

Angela Robertson is the Executive Director of Sistering: A Woman's Place, which is a multi-service women's organization for marginalized, poor, and homeless women. Robertson is a former senior staff executive of the Ontario Women's Directorate, the Homes First Society, the Community Social Planning Council of Toronto, and the Women's Educational Press.Robertson is an activist in the black and women's communities.

Kyle Rae

Representing downtown Toronto since 1991, Kyle has been a strong advocate of revitalizing the residential heart of this City, while ensuring its economic and cultural opportunities are enhanced.

Tegan And Sara Quin

Tegan and Sara are an indie rock/indie pop band consisting of Canadian, identical twins Tegan Rain Quin and Sara Keirsten Quin. Tegan and Sara were born September 19, 1980 in Calgary, Alberta. They initially played as PLUNK. In 1998, at the ages of 17, they made an early breakthrough by winning Garage Warz Battle of the Bands, a local music competition in Calgary. Since then, the two have toured extensively. They are signed to Neil Young's Vapor Records in Canada and to Sire in the United States.

Nigel Owens

Nigel Owens is a Welsh international rugby union referee. He is an international and Heineken Cup referee and was the only Welsh referee at the 2007 Rugby World Cup in France.A former school technician at ysgol Gyfun Maesyryrfa Cefneithin and youth worker with Menter Cwn Gwendraeth, Owens was appointed as an international referee in 2005, and that year officiated his first international between Ireland and Japan in Osaka. Along with Wayne Barnes of England and Marius Jonker of South Africa, Owens made his World Cup debut in Lyon, France on 11 September 2007 for the Argentina vs.

Martina Navratilova

Navratilova knew from an early age that she wanted to be a tennis player. At 16, she turned pro and two years later, she defected from her native Czechoslovakia to the United States. In 1981 she became an American citizen.Navratilova played a powerful serve-and-volley style of tennis the women's game had not seen before. She pioneered attention to diet and cross-training for physical conditioning. Navratilova's friend and former on-court rival Chris Evert said, "Martina revolutionized the game by her superb athleticism and aggressiveness, not to mention her outspokenness and her candor.

Alexis Musanganya, B.Sc

 Musanganya is a thirty-five year-old Rwandan-Canadian who has been living in Montreal for the last ten years. He works as a Webmaster for the office of Public Consultation in Montreal. In 2004, Musanganya founded Arc en ciel d'Afrique, which is an LGBT community organization that connects LGBT immigrants of African and Caribbean origin living in Quebec. ( As the Co-president of Multimundo, he helps to foster coalitions connecting LGBT ethnocultural community organizations in Canada.

Glen Murray

Glen Murray is a Canadian politician, who served as mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba from 1998 to 2004. He was the first openly gay mayor in a large North American city.Murray was born in Montreal, Quebec and attended John Abbott College and Concordia University. Prior to entering politics, he was a coordinator of health education, working with AIDS patients at a Winnipeg clinic. A 1992 documentary film, A Kind of Family, followed the relationship of Murray with his foster son, a 17-year-old street kid.Glen had a 15 year career in local government in Winnipeg.

Rick Mercer

Rick Mercer is a Canadian comedian, television personality, political satirist, and a blogger.Mercer first came to national attention in 1990, when he premiered his one-man show Show Me the Button, I'll Push It, or Charles Lynch Must Die at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa. A pointed, satirical political commentary on Canadian life after Meech Lake, Show Me the Button made Mercer a national star as he toured the show across Canada.


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