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List of notable or famous environmentalists from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top environmentalists born in Canada and even some popular environmentalists who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian environmentalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These environmentalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known environmentalist from Canada is included when available.

List is made up of many different people, including Rachel McAdams and James Cameron.

This historic environmentalists from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian environmentalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous environmentalists from Canada?" These prominent environmentalists of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian environmentalists.

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David Chernushenko is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Environmentalists from Canada
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David Chernushenko is a politician, professional speaker, sustainability consultant and documentary filmmaker in Ontario, Canada. He was elected to Ottawa City Council in the 2010 municipal election and re-elected for a second term in 2014. He is the former senior deputy to the leader of the Green Party of Canada, and a former leadership contestant for that party. A graduate of Queen's University and alumnus of Cambridge University, Chernushenko has worked for the Canadian International Development Agency, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade and the United Nations Environment Programme. He has served on committees and boards of local housing and environment ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

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Elizabeth May is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Environmentalists from Canada
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Elizabeth Evans May OC MP is an American-born Canadian environmentalist, writer, activist, lawyer, and politician currently serving as leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich—Gulf Islands. She was the executive director of the Sierra Club of Canada from 1989 to 2006. She became a Canadian citizen in 1978, and stated in a letter to the editor published in The Globe and Mail in February 2014 that she did not retain her US citizenship. May's permanent residence is in Sidney, British Columbia. Her family home is in Margaree Harbour, Cape Breton Island. On May 2, 2011, she became the first elected Green Party Member of Parliament in Canada, defeating the incumbent ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, USA

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Frank de Jong is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Environmentalists from Canada
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Frank de Jong, is a Canadian politician, environmentalist and elementary school teacher at Fern Avenue Public School. He joined the Green Party of Ontario in 1987 and became the party's first official leader in 1993 – a position he held until November 14, 2009, when he was replaced by Mike Schreiner. In the September 14, 2006, Parkdale—High Park by-election, de Jong received 6.2 percent of the vote. On November 7, 2006, he was nominated as the GPO candidate in the riding of Davenport for the 2007 Ontario general election. In that election, de Jong captured 10.26 percent of the vote, his best showing as a member of the Green Party. De Jong has also campaigned for federal office as a member of ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

Birthplace: Canada

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Freeworm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Environmentalists from Canada
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Birthplace: Luskville

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