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George Canyon

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About The Author

George Canyon is an award-winning Canadian country and western singer-songwriter. Born in Pictou County, Nova Scotia, he got his big break as the runner-up on the second season of Nashville Star in 2004 and with the subsequent release of his debut album, One Good Friend, which went Platinum. In total, he has recorded twelve studio albums, won numerous awards, including two Junos and seven Canadian Country Music Awards, and been nominated for many others. Over the years, he has collaborated with musical greats such as Richard Marx and Kenny Rogers and been inducted into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame; he is also the anthem singer for the Calgary Flames. In addition to his musical career, George is a spokesperson for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and a Colonel Commandant of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets. In 2012, he was recognized with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal in honour of his ongoing work with the Air Cadets and other charities. Above all, he is a proud father and devoted husband. He lives in Alberta.

Books by George Canyon