Alex Lifeson of Rush has been named the Greatest Canadian Guitarist by CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), which has deemed November Guitar Month. They assembled a panel of CBC producers and hosts, compiled all of the nominations and ranked the guitarists accordingly. Rounding out the Top 10 are:

2) Jeff Healey

3) Robbie Robertson

4) Bruce Cockburn

5) Neil Young

6) Rik Emmett (Triumph)

7) Joni Mitchell

8) Lenny Breau (jazz guitarist who taught Randy Bachman)

9) Randy Bachman

10) Luke Doucet