Famous Burlingtonians

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Burlington has its share of famous personalities that have helped put Burlington on the map. The following is the criteria used to determine if Burlingtonians are “famous”:

Famous Burlingtonians Criteria

  • Has lived for a period of time in Burlington (1 year minimum)
  • Has received national or international recognition in their field and have career longevity (see below)
    • Received Order of Canada or Ontario
    • Professional athlete, coach, trainer or amateur athlete who has won medals in international competitions
    • Radio/TV personalities, actors, musicians, artists, writers, business people, humanitarians who have received national acclaim and awards
    • Historic figures recognized in Canadian history
  • Have been recognized by another local organization for national or international acclaim

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