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

One of the most cherished interpreters of Canada’s rugged landscape, Doris McCarthy was the recipient of the Order of Canada and the Order of Ontario, as well as numerous fellowships and honourary doctorates from institutions across Canada, including the University of Toronto and the Ontario College of Art and Design. In 1999, she was named the first Artist of Honour by the McMichael Canadian Collection. 


McCarthy was devoted to education throughout her life and graduated from the University of Toronto Scarborough in 1989 with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree.  In 2004 the University of Toronto opened The Doris McCarthy Gallery, a testament to her place in the canon of great Canadian artists.


A passionate advocate for the arts in her community, McCarthy designed Scarborough's flag and was a founding member of the Scarborough Arts Council.  She was a recipient of Scarborough's Civic Award of Merit and Scarborough's Doris McCarthy Trail was named in her honour.  


McCarthy lived in Scarborough for over fifty years.  In 1999, she donated her beloved property, Fool's Paradise, along with a $500,000 endowment, to Ontario Heritage. Ontario Heritage took over the property after her death in 2010.