Broadcaster Magazine

Global Announces 2024 Canada’s Walk of Fame Broadcast

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  • Global rolls out the red carpet in celebration of Canadian excellence with the 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame broadcast special, airing on Monday, December 19. The network’s annual tribute to extraordinary Canadians delivers viewers an exceptional night featuring electrifying performances and A-list presenters.

    “We are proud to honour this remarkable group of Canadians and share their achievements with Global’s broadcast of the 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame,” said Maria Hale, Senior Vice President, Global Entertainment & Content Acquisition, Corus. “Having broadcast this special for 10 years, Global is committed to celebrating Canadian excellence with a star-studded event, and this year’s broadcast is no exception – with must-see performances, powerful storytelling, and non-stop entertainment.”

    Below are the 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame Inductees:

    • Jeanne Beker, Fashion Entrepreneur, Television Personality, Journalist
    • Corey Hart, Musician
    • Deepa Mehta, Filmmaker
    • Jason Priestley, Actor, Director
    • Darryl Sittler, Hockey Player, NHL
    • Al Waxman, Actor, Director (Cineplex Legends Inductee)
    • 2016 Allan Slaight Honour Recipient: Brett Kissel, Country Music Artist

    Among the 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame presenters are Dr. Roberta Bondar (2011 CWOF Inductee), Chris Evert, Sharon Gless, Brad Goreski, Humble The Poet, Tatiana Maslany, Lanny McDonald, Kiefer Sutherland (2005 CWOF Inductee), Scott Thompson (2008 CWOF Inductee), Margaret Trudeau, and Nikki Yanofsky (2010 Inaugural Allan Slaight Honour Recipient). The special also includes performances from Nelly Furtado (2010 CWOF Inductee), Brett Kissel, and Ayaz V (2016 Grand Prize Winner, CWOF Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program, supported by RBC).

    The 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame special brings the country’s most notable Canadians together, with show-stopping performances and heartfelt tributes, to honour individuals for their achievements in their respective fields, including: music, sports, film and television, literary, visual and performing arts, science, innovation, philanthropy, and social justice.

    Viewers can catch all the memorable moments from the 2016 Canada’s Walk of Fame broadcast the next day on and Global Go or catch the encore presentation on Saturday, December 24. For more information about Canada’s Walk of Fame and the 2024 inductees, please visit