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Although Sinclair faced failures, she persevered, embracing failure as a stepping stone to success. In 2008 she lead Team Canada to qualify for the 2008 Olympics, Canada's first-ever soccer team to qualify. At the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, the team left disappointed, having failed to score in the 1st round. Nonetheless, Sinclair was chosen as Canada's flag bearer at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2011 Pan Am Games. The event was redemption for the women's team, as the Canadian team won…

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Quebec Paralympian Chantal Petitclerc among those named to Senate

Chantal Petitclerc is a 14-time Paralympic gold medallist.

Charmaine Crooks was a track athlete and was the flag bearer at the Opening Ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games. She’s a member of the Order of Canada and was awarded the 2006 “Women and Sport Trophy” in recognition of promoting gender equity in sport. She’s inducted into the Athletics Canada Hall of Fame and BC Sports Hall of Fame. She was both the 1st Canadian woman to run 800 metres in under 2 minutes and to be recognized with the Jack Diamond Award as BC’s 2009 Sports Personality of the…

Marina Anissina/Gwendal Peizerat - 1999 Worlds FD "The thing to watch for is they relationship to each other. They skate for each other."

David Suzuki, is an award-winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster. He is renowned for his radio and television programs that explain the complexities of the natural sciences in a compelling, easily understood way.

London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony - in pictures

Bradley Wiggins, the first British winner of the Tour De France, rings the largest harmonically tuned bell in the world to signal the start of the ceremony

Christine Sinclair