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Famous Burlingtonians

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Burlington’s famous personalities have assisted in putting our community on the map. Their contributions to subjects like entertainment, sports, arts, science, and philanthropy have helped to shape their respective landscapes.

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Famous Burlingtonians Criteria

  • Has lived for a period of time in Burlington (1-year minimum)
  • Has received national or international recognition in their field and has career longevity (see below)
    • Received Order of Canada or Ontario
    • Professional athlete, coach, trainer or amateur athlete who has won medals in international competitions
    • Radio/TV personalities, actors, musicians, artists, writers, business people, and humanitarians who have received national acclaim and awards
    • Historic figures recognized in Canadian history
  • Has been recognized by another local organization for national or international acclaim

Famous Burlingtonians