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Canada By the numbers: Poll gives view of most (and least) admired Canadians

Polling firm Angus Reid asked 1,000 Canadians for their feelings about a list of 15 prominent people. Read the full story

How the top and bottom stack up


The rest

Canada's political leaders, meanwhile. fell in the middle of the pack:

  • No. 4: Margaret Atwood
  • No. 5: Justin Trudeau
  • No. 6: Don Cherry
  • No. 7: Stephen Harper
  • No. 8: Elizabeth May
  • No. 9: Stephen Lewis
  • No 10: Thomas Mulcair
  • No. 11: Belinda Stronach
  • No. 12: Pamela Wallin
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