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Actor Jason Priestley is pictured in Toronto on March 22, 2013.Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press

Veteran hockey player Darryl Sittler and actor/director Jason Priestley will be honoured with stars on Canada's Walk of Fame.

Joining them will be fashion entrepreneur and journalist Jeanne Beker, musician Corey Hart, filmmaker Deepa Mehta and actor/director Al Waxman.

Mehta's new film "Anatomy of Violence" will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. Her adaptation of Salman Rushdie's "Midnight's Children" and her trilogy "Fire," "Earth" and "Water" also were screeened at TIFF.

Waxman, who died in 2001, starred in "King of Kensington" and "Cagney & Lacey." He also directed more than a thousand productions on stage, radio, television and film.

Sittler played in the National Hockey League from 1970 to 1985 for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings.

Priestley is known for "Beverly Hills, 90210," "Call Me Fitz" and "Tombstone" while Hart, who recorded "Sunglasses at Night" and "Never Surrender," has sold more than 16 million records worldwide.