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ParentsCanada Guide to Private School | 2017 46 | Duncan McCue Journalist Lakefi eld College School The veteran journalist and broadcaster hosts the long-running CBC Radio One program, Cross Country Checkup, and his reports appear on The National. McCue is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, where he has taught journalism. He has Anishinaabe heritage, and is a member of the Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation. He is author of The Shoe Boy, a memoir. Julie Payette Incoming Governor General, former astronaut, engineer UWC Atlantic Payette is one of only two Canadian women to go to space, which she did twice. She is a Knight of l'Ordre national du Québec, offi cer of the Order of Canada, and will be just the fourth woman to be Governor General. Eugenie Bouchard Professional tennis player The Study Academy The tennis star was the fi rst Canadian player – male or female – ranked in the top fi ve in the world. The Olympian also became the fi rst Canadian singles player to appear in a Grand Slam fi nal (at Wimbledon in 2014). GREAT Canadians A SAMPLING OF DISTINGUISHED CITIZENS WHO ARE PRIVATE/INDEPENDENT SCHOOL GRADUATES: Stuart McLean Late humorist, author and radio host • Lower Canada College Ellen Page Actor • Halifax Grammar School, Shambhala School John Tory Mayor of Toronto • University of Toronto Schools Jim Cuddy Musician, Blue Rodeo • Upper Canada College Jordan Eberle NHL hockey player • Athol Murray College of Notre Dame Chrystia Freeland Minister of Foreign Affairs, former journalist • UWC Adriatic Lawren Harris late painter • St. Andrew's College A founding member of the famous Group of Seven painters. His landscape paintings of the north from the 1920s and 1930s are his most well-known and celebrated works.

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