Alan Doyle, C.M.
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Alan Doyle is one of Newfoundland’s most beloved musical ambassadors. As the lead singer of Great Big Sea, as well as through his solo work which includes studio recordings and arrangements for television and film, he has helped revitalize and popularize traditional Newfoundland folk music for new generations. Born in the small town of Petty Harbour, he remains deeply committed to his roots, and has been consistently supporting multiple charities throughout the province and across Canada for more than two decades.