Inductees
2013 Stars 

 

Barenaked Ladies  – Jim Creeggan, Kevin Hearn, Ed Robertson, Tyler Stewart – Entertainment

Christine Bentley – Community

Dwayne Morgan – Arts and Culture

Judie Oliver – Sports

Gerry Phillips – Community

Scarborough Historical Society – Lionel Purcell, Richard Schofield – Community

Monika Schnarre – Arts and Culture

 

 

 

2011 Stars 

 

Peter Appleyard – Entertainment

Dr. Vicki Bismilla – Education

Lawrence Gowan – Entertainment

Jay C. Hope –  Community

Dr. Dhun Noria – Health and Science

Dr. Harold Stein – Health and Science

Ron Watson – Community

 

 

 

2009 Stars

 

Marilyn Denis – Entertainment

Dwayne De Rosario – Sports

Gordon Deval – Sports

Lois James – Environment

Debra McGrath – Entertainment

Don Montgomery – Community (awarded posthumously)

 

 

 

2008 Stars

 

Dr. Sheela Basrur – Health and Science

Earl Campbell – Education

Deborah Cox – Entertainment

Ben Heppner – Entertainment

Rick Middleton – Sports

John Wimbs – Community

 

 

 

2007 Stars

 

James Bamford – Community

Johnny Cowell – Arts and Culture

Dr. Ming-Tat Cheung – Community

Bob Hunter – Environment

Cindy Nicholas – Sports

Anson Taylor – Education

 

 

 

2006 Stars

 

Dr. Lloyd Carlsen – Health and Science

Dr. R. H. King – Education

Dr. Charles C. Macklin – Science

Jamaal Magloire – Sports

Doris McCarthy – Arts and Culture  *new bio for McCarthy see below

David Onley – Community

Vicky Sunohara – Sports

David Thomson – Pioneer

Wes Williams – Entertainment

Dr. Joseph Y. K. Wong – Community

David Thomson was born in Scotland and immigrated to Canada in 1796.

 

After a short stay with his brother Archibald in Newark, he moved to York, now Toronto, where he was instrumental in the construction of Upper Canada's (Ontario's) first parliament buildings in 1797. Two years later in the spring of 1799, David, his wife Mary and their five children moved to Scarborough where history records the family as the first to settle in the old township.

 

Their sixth child, Janet, was the first recorded birth in Scarborough. David encouraged his brothers Archibald and Andrew to join him and together the Thomsons carved out pioneer settlements from the forests that once covered Scarborough. They built the community's first homes, first church, first school and helped defend their country in the War of 1812.

 

Notable descendants of the Thomsons of Scarborough include Farley Mowat and Ken Thomson, Lord Thomson of Fleet.