Furtado, Hughes among Walk of Fame inductees
The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, October 16, 2010 11:44AM EDT
TORONTO - Another seven names will be added to Canada's Walk of Fame in Toronto today.
Clara Hughes, David Clayton Thomas, Eric McCormack, Farley Mowat, Nelly Furtado, Sarah Polley and the late magician Doug Henning are this year's inductees.
The induction ceremony and tribute show are being hosted by comedian Howie Mandel, who promises to inject some humour and spontaneity into the proceedings.
The show is being recorded and will include performances by Jully Black, Alex Cuba, Burton Cummings, Hawksley Workman and Nikki Yanofsky.
Yanofsky is also being presented with the inaugural Allan Slaight Award, recognizing achievements by a young Canadian.