Vincent Lam, the 2006 winner of The Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s premier literary prize for fiction, for his novel Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures was born in London, Ontario. His family is from the expatriate Chinese community of Vietnam.
Resource / Link: http://www.vincentlam.ca/
Philip Aziz, whose work gained international recognition and the following of prominent patrons, thought the creation of artwork was a religious act. His parents, Lebanese immigrants of the Greek Orthodox faith who worked as fruit wholesalers, asked him to consider a professional career – medicine, law, a university professorship. He was born in St. Thomas, Ont., in 1923 and grew up in London.
Resource / Link: http://philipaziz.org/
Born in London, Ontario on October 28, 1991, Aboriginal pop artist Lil Pappie has devoted most of his 19 years to music.
Resource / Link: http://www.aboriginaldaylive.com/artists/lil-pappie/