Canadian Hero: Terry Fox, shown during his run across Canada to raise money for cancer research in had to stop his journey just west of Thunder Bay, Ont., when his cancer returned and spread to his lungs.
Roberta Bondar, Canada's first woman astronaut and the first neurologist in space! She spent more than a decade as NASA's head of space medicine and has received countless honors including the Order of Canada and the NASA Space Medal.
Maryse Carmichael is an accomplished pilot who became the first woman in Canadian history selected to fly with the famous Snowbirds Aerobatic Team. In November 2000 she was chosen to fly 3 position with the 431 Air Demonstration Squadron.