Category: Trivia Eh?

Trivia Eh? Rick Hanson

Trivia Eh? Rick Hanson

[ 0 ] October 8, 2014 |

Like Terry Fox, one of Rick’s inspirations and heroes, Rick was born in British Columbia. Rick’s Man in Motion World Tour took 26 grueling months. It covered over 34 countries, through four continents, and involved over 40,000 km. It raised world-wide awareness for spinal cord research, plus over $26 million dollars. Amanda Reid-Hansen was Rick’s […]

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Trivia Eh? Justin Bieber

Trivia Eh? Justin Bieber

[ 0 ] June 11, 2014 |

In 2012, Forbes magazine named Bieber as the third most powerful celebrity in the world! Not bad for a Canadian kid who was born in London, Ontario and grew up Stratford. Bieber was born on March 1, 1994. In terms of social media popularity, it seems Justin is in a perennial race with Katy Perry. […]

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Trivia Eh? Jim Flaherty

Trivia Eh? Jim Flaherty

[ 0 ] May 28, 2014 |

Player and fan Flaherty won his way into Princeton University on a hockey scholarship. The only Canadian Finance Minister to have been so-named, Mr. Flaherty was named Finance Minister of the Year by EUROMoney Magazine. The Honourable Jim Flaherty, Member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, Member of Parliament for Whitby-Oshawa was afforded a […]

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Trivia Eh? Chip Wilson

Trivia Eh? Chip Wilson

[ 0 ] September 27, 2013 |

Dennis “Chip” Wilson is one of the 20 richest people in Canada, with a net worth (in 2013) of almost $3 billion dollars. Wilson is married to Shannon, and the two currently live in an almost $40 million custom home built in the Vancouver area. They have five sons. Chip loves art and music: for one […]

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Trivia Eh? Chris Hadfield

Trivia Eh? Chris Hadfield

[ 0 ] May 22, 2013 |

In 2010, NASA announced that Hadfield would be the first Canadian who commanded the International Space Station (Expedition 35, which was launched in December, 2012). In his pre-NASA career, Chris flew over 70 types of aircraft. Flying intercept missions for NORAD, Hadfield was the first CF-18 pilot to intercept a Soviet long-range bomber that was […]

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Trivia Eh? Justin Trudeau

Trivia Eh? Justin Trudeau

[ 0 ] April 17, 2013 |

In case anyone was wondering: yes, Justin is the son of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. Justin’s post-secondary education was completed at McGill University, and the University of British Columbia (where in his early career he taught Math and French). In April of 2013, Trudeau beat out some heavy competition to win the Liberal […]

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Trivia Eh? Elvis Stojko

Trivia Eh? Elvis Stojko

[ 0 ] February 1, 2013 |

Elvis has won a dozen major competitions, including two Olympic silver medals, three World championships, and seven Canadian figure skating championships. In 2010, Elvis wed Mexican figure skater Gladys Orozco. In addition to being a figure skating icon, Elvis has appeared in several movies and television shows, including appearances on the Royal Canadian Air Farce, […]

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Trivia Eh? Conrad Black

Trivia Eh? Conrad Black

[ 0 ] December 14, 2012 |

In 1990, Black was named to the Order of Canada. Black took his rightful place as The Lord Black of Crossharbour in the British House of Lords in 2001. To some, less known as an author, and biographer, Black’s works have been well-received. To date, the books he’s published include (among the many): Life in […]

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Trivia EH? Alex Trebek

Trivia EH? Alex Trebek

[ 0 ] October 25, 2012 |

Alex was born in Sudbury, Ontario. His current wife is Jean, and the Trebek’s children are Mathew and Emily. As of 2012, Trebek has hosted Jeopardy! for 28 years. Mr. Trebek has suffered two mild heart attacks in recent years: the most recent was during the summer of 2012, and the one before that, in […]

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Trivia EH? Dallas Green

Trivia EH? Dallas Green

[ 0 ] August 16, 2012 |

Green was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, in 1980. For you baseball fans, Green was named for the Philidelphia Phillies pitcher/manager of the same name following their 1980 World Series victory. Green played, toured, and recorded with two different bands for a span of six years, all while achieving platinum-certification with every record except for […]

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