October 03, 2016 - 1:51 PM
TORONTO - Emmy-winning "Orphan Black" star Tatiana Maslany will be among the presenters at the upcoming Canada's Walk of Fame induction ceremony.
Joining Maslany are two previous inductees: actor Kiefer Sutherland and retired astronaut Roberta Bondar. Retired hockey great Lanny McDonald, former tennis star turned broadcaster Chris Evert, and actress Sharon Gless of "Cagney and Lacey" fame are also among the presenters.
The late stage and screen icon Al Waxman is among six inductees in the 2016 class.
Fellow honourees include: NHL Hall of Famer Darryl Sittler, award-winning singer-songwriter Corey Hart, actor-director Jason Priestley, filmmaker Deepa Mehta, and veteran fashion entrepreneur and journalist Jeanne Beker.
Country star Brett Kissel will be the recipient of the Allan Slaight Honour, which is presented annually to a young Canadian making a positive impact in the music industry. Kissel is also on the list of scheduled performers, which includes singer Nelly Furtado and comedian Scott Thompson.
The newest inductees will be honoured at the Allstream Centre in Toronto on Thursday, and the event is slated to be televised Dec. 18 on Global.
News from © The Canadian Press, 2016