- Greek Canadians
group= Greek Canadians
poptime= 215,110 [http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/highlight/ETO/Table1.cfm?Lang=E&T=501&GV=1&GID=0] Statistics Canada, Census 2001 - Selected Ethnic Origins1, for Canada, Provinces and Territories - 20% Sample Data]
Ontario, Montreal, Western Canada, Halifax Regional Municipality
Protestant[ [http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=68635&GID=517770&METH=1&APATH=3&PTYPE=55496&THEME=44&AID=0&FREE=0&FOCUS=0&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&GC=0&GK=0&SC=1&SR=1&RL=0&CPP=99&RPP=9999&d1=23&d2=0&d3=0] (Statistics Canada, Census 2001 - Selected Demographic and Cultural Characteristics (105), Selected Ethnic Groups (100), Age Groups (6), Sex (3) and Single and Multiple Ethnic Origin Responses (3) for Population, for Canada, Provinces, Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas 1 , 2001 Census - 20% Sample Data)]
langs=English, French, Greek
List of notable Canadians of Greek ancestry
Pan Bouyoucas, Montrealbased author, finalist for The Governor General’s Literary Award, 2001
Thalia Assuras, Anchor/Reporter
*John Daperis, Montreal Greek radio founder and ethnic radio pioneer
Athena King, newscaster on Naked News
Steve Kouleas, Sports Anchor/Reporter
*Steve Makris, Technology columnist
*Costas Maragos, CBC News,
*Maria Panopalis, Host of the Halifax edition of
George Stroumboulopoulos, Host of CBC Newsworld's " The Hour", former MuchMusicVJ
Antonia Zerbisias, " Toronto Star" columnist
Ernie Afaganis[retired] -CBC-TV Sports/Olympics anchor
Ioanna Roumeliotis, CBC Newsworldreporter
Dimitri Antonaras, Greek Hockey National Goaltender player for Olympiacos
George Athans, water-skier
Chris Chelios, NHL player for Detroit Red Wings. Is American but played in Canada.
Cleon Daskalakis, NHL player for Boston Bruinsis American.
Tom Kostopoulos, NHL player
Nick Kypreos, former NHL Toronto Maple Leafs
Teddy Kyres, QMJHL player for McGill Redmen
Nicolas Macrozonaris, 100 m sprinter
*Ted Papadopoulos, golfer
Vickie Panos, played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball Leaguein 1944
Kenny Stamatopolous, soccer player, former Toronto FC and Kalamata goalie
Trish Stratus(aka Patricia Anne Stratigias), Former Professional wrestler
Brett Hart-Former Pro Wrestler, Multiple World Champion in WWF & WCW-Greek Ancestory-Mother is Half greek as is published in his Autobiography-"Hitman: My Real Life In The Cartoon World Of Wrestling"
Mike Zigomanis, NHL Hockey Player
Dave Sapunjis, CFL all-star receiver for Calgary Stampeders
*Lou Cavalaris, legendary thuroughbred racehorse trainer
*Chris Christoforou, leading stanardbred driver
Alexandre Despatie, Olympic silver medalist diver, is 1/4 Greek through one of his grandparents.
*Panagiotis (Peter) Mitoulas, documentary, fine art
photographer. Born on February 21 1976in Toronto, Canada. Featured in numerous publications in North America, South Americaand Europe.
Eleni Bakopanos, Former Liberal MP for Saint-Denis
Staff Barootes, Former Conservative Senator
Marie Bountrogianni, Liberal MPP for Hamilton Mountainsince 1999
John Cannis, Liberal MP for Scarborough Centresince 1993
Tony Clement, politician
Philippe Gigantès, Former Liberal Senator
Maurine Karagianis, New Democratic Party of British ColumbiaMLA, former Esquimalt, British Columbiamunicipal councillor
Jim Karygiannis, Liberal MP for Scarborough—Agincourtsince 1988
Constantine George Mitges, Former PC MP, first Greek elected federally
George Samis, Former Ontario New Democratic PartyMPP, first Greek elected in Canada to a Legislature
Christos Sirros, former Quebec Liberal MNA and provincial cabinet minister
Pana Merchant, Current Liberal Senator from Saskatchewan
Gerry Sklavounos, Current Liberal Member of the Québec National Assembly
Nicholas Salamis, Performed more than 10,000 religious ceremonies until age 90 for Greek Montrealers
Mike Lazaridis, Founder of and co-CEO of Research In Motion(RIM), and creator of BlackBerry.
*Thea Andrews - actress now in US on Entertainment Tonight. Family originates from Macedonia, Greece
*Arkadia, Popular Greek Canadian Band [ [http://www.arkadia.ca Arkadia - Welcome to Arkadia the Band official website ] ]
CanadaGreek-Canadian Actor, voiceover artist, musicianand singer. He also sins and plays bass in the band The Giant Baby.
John Colicos, Actor (" Star Trek", " Battlestar Galactica")
Elias Koteas, Actor ("Crash")
Billy Mavreas, Cartoonist
*Kanaris Paraskevopoulos, Producer ("
My Big Fat Greek Wedding")
Teresa Stratas, soprano
Tenor, Canadian Tenors & Destino
Angelo Tsarouchas, Comedian/Actor "It's all Greek to Me Comedy Show"
Nia Vardalos, Actress, screenwriter(" My Big Fat Greek Wedding")
Basso profondo, operatic bass
*Bz Jam, hip hop artist [ [http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=43868483 MySpace.com - Bz jam the Greek Hip hop artist - Vancouver - Hip Hop / Rap / R&B - www.myspace.com/bzjam ] ]
Peter Kelamis, Comedian
* [http://www.hellenism.net/ Greek-Canadians] - A comprehensive list of famous Greeks and Greek Canadians.
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