Counts as Canadian

Name the foreigners who stopped briefly in Canada, and will be forever counted as honorary Canadians.

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He stopped in Brantford to make a quick phone call, and wound up finishing in the top 10 in the 'greatest Canadian ever' poll.
Between San Antonio and Los Angeles, he spent a few months winning Canada's first pro title in a Canadian-invented sport.
This Kiwi chemist discovered the Law of Radioactive change during a brief sojourn in Montreal.
A Baltimore native, this Providence Grays pitcher hit his first --- of many --- professional home run in Toronto in 1914.
He wrote short sentences. For the Toronto Star. For a brief period. He drank a lot. He won a Nobel Prize.
She was so grateful for her wartime stay in Canada that she shipped 100,000 tulips to Ottawa after she returned home.
Born in Britain, he spent 8 years in Whitehorse and Dawson City, starting out as a bank manager. Then he left for France, after publishing several books of rhyming poetry.
Born in Toronto, raised in Timmins (ON), he moved to California when he was 18. But Canadians bask in the glory of the museum he designed in the Basque country.
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Although he was born in Lachine (QU), his family Marched him to Chicago when he was 9. There he wrote 14 novels, married 5 women, and won 1 Nobel Prize.
He left New Brunswick when he was 12, and wound up as (perhaps) the UK's most obscure Prime Minister. [And he did not pass statutes against erectile display.]
He won a bronze medal for the US in the 1968 summer olympics, an award most notable for his podium salute. But he counted as a Canadian when he played football for Montreal.
She went to university in Montreal, but had shipped out for Vermont before her novel about a Newfoundlander's son won the Pulitzer and National Book Award.
His grandfather was voted 'greatest Canadian ever', and he went to school in the Toronto area. But since the early 1980s this actor has tended to spend 24 hours a day in the USA.
'America's Sweetheart' was born in Toronto, although all her movies (even the talkies at the end of her career) were filmed in the US.
He romanced Garbo onscreen, and Nixon's senatorial rival offscreen. And he spent a few years in school in Toronto before heading to California.

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