Former Masset resident voted Top 25 Canadian immigrant

  • Sep. 25, 2013 7:00 a.m.

submitted article–Luisa Marshall, formerly from Masset, was voted as RBC’s and Canadian Immigrant Magazine Top 25 Canadian Immigrants 2013. This yearly search started with 600 nominated immigrants across Canada and “I was called with the exciting news that I was in the Top 75 at first, then later I was told I was in the Top 25” said Ms Marshall. She was featured on the same page as Steve Nash from the NBA who was one of the other Top 25 recipients this year. Luisa, also known as the World Rock ‘n Roll Tribute Artist Champion as Tina Turner, is also the host of Shaw Multicultural Cable 116 variety talk show, Simply The Best, The Luisa Marshall Show, Mondays, at 9 pm. She’s highlighted in the book “My Filipino Connection, The Philippines in Hollywood” as one of the talents with Filipino heritage making it on the international stage. Award winning singer/performer Luisa Marshall and her band will be coming later this month with her cover band (The Luisa Marshall Band – Formerly Big Night Out) to entertain the people of Haida Gwaii. Former Masset residents Steve Marshall and Luisa with their daughter Kim on guitar will be joined by two other season musicians to rock the islands and to pay tribute to their long time loyal friend Sheila Williams.? It’s Friday September 27 at 10 pm at Mile Zero Pub in Masset, and Saturday September 28, 10 pm at the Skidegate small hall Tickets presale only, Janine or Kathy Williams 778-260-7777 or 250-637-1543

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