Yes, double edged question / post....
Rush was the big band in 70's/80's..... April Wine never hit the same heights but a great band
BTO "you ain't seen nothing yet" on every UK pub juke-box back in 1973!
Neil Young is a musical genius / global icon with Crazy Horse / CSNY - same with Joni Mitchell of course.
Jeff Healy - arguably the superior version of George Harrison's "While my guitar gently weeps"
Tragically Hip and Alanis Morissette, from more recent times
Rush - Canada's apology for giving us Celine Dion
Always liked Alanis Morissette, but need a dictionary for her lyrics. I could listen to The Couch all day and still wouldn't know who is who.
Sarah McGloclan - Beautiful voice, Wintersong is a Christmas favourite.
Saw "July Talk" a couple of years ago. The singers have a very powerful stage presence. They virtually bounce off each other.