Throughout the controversies that arose over the funding and regulation of the new medium of television, Dunton was a persuasive defender of the corporation's independence and a strong advocate of the need to fund publicly a television system that would be of great national benefit.
Amanda Tapping, actor, director, producer (born at Rochford, Essex, UK 28 Aug 1965). Amanda Tapping moved to Ontario with her family as a young child. She excelled in the sciences and performing arts while in grade school and graduated from the North Toronto Collegiate Institute in 1984.
Jonathan Adam Saunders Baruchel, actor, writer, producer (born 9 April 1982 in Ottawa, ON). An idiosyncratic actor with a slacker charm and a geeky disposition, Jay Baruchel has built a successful career playing perennial underdogs, awkward but likeable outsiders and comedic versions of himself.