Daniel MacIvor, a well-known Canadian actor, playwright, screenwriter, film and theatre director, was born in Sydney. He won notable awards, including (twice) the Chalmers Award for best new Canadian play (twice), the 2006 Governor General’s Award for Drama, and the 2008 Siminovitch Prize in theatre (playwright). He held the position of Western University’s writer-in-residence for 2017-2018. (Photo: Daniel MacIvor, 2016. Playwrightsguild.ca).