Avril Lavigne, Rick Mercer among honourees at Canada’s Walk of Fame anniversary gala

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Avril Lavigne, Rick Mercer and hockey superstar Connor McDavid are among those set to be inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame tonight at a special anniversary gala in Toronto.
     
The Walk of Fame, honouring notable Canadians for excellence in fields spanning from entertainment to humanitarianism, is celebrating its 25th anniversary.
     
Actress Tantoo Cardinal and the generation-spanning T-V franchise ``Degrassi'' are also among this year's inductees.
     
The event is being hosted by Drew and Jonathan Scott of ``Property Brothers'' and singer Deborah Cox, who received a star on the Walk of Fame last year.