"There is a short list of eight bank NOTE-able Canadians whose portraits could appear on the next $5 note."
More than 600 nominees met the qualifying criteria for selection and deliberation by an independent advisory council, including Canadian legend Terry Fox.
41 years ago, Terry, a young Canadian man who had lost his leg from cancer embarked on an east to west cross-Canada run to raise money and awareness for cancer research. His journey was declared the "Marathon of Hope".
Although the spread of his cancer eventually forced him to end his quest after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres (3,339 mi), and ultimately cost him his life, his efforts resulted in a lasting, worldwide legacy.
"The annual Terry Fox Run, first held in 1981, has grown to involve millions of participants in over 60 countries and is now the world's largest one-day fundraiser for cancer research; over C$750 million has been raised in his name as of January 2018."
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