Bret Hart makes history as first pro wrestler inducted into Canada Walk of Fame

Bret Hart inducted into Canada Walk of Fame

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “The Hitman” Hart was inducted to Canada’s Walk of Fame on Wednesday night.

Hart also made history by becoming the first professional wrestler to be inducted into the Walk of Fame.

Hart made the announcement Wednesday night of his induction on his Instagram, in which he wrote the following:

“I’m finally able to announce how excited and honoured I am to be an inductee into Canada’s Walk of Fame in Toronto. I know many people for years have pushed hard for this, and I thank all of you for your support. What makes this honour especially sweet is that I will be the first professional wrestler to be inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame, and I hope this will open the door for other great Canadian wrestlers who have proudly represented their country to be recognized and honoured as well. Congratulations also to my fellow inductees and honorees. @cwofame #CanadaThrives #fromcalgaryalbertacanada”

Hart was inducted along with other fellow Canadians Keanu Reeves, Damian Warner, Ajay Virmani, Serena Ryder, Romeo Dallaire, Graham Greene, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, Salome Bey, Jully Black, Bruce Cockburn, and the group of scientists who discovered insulin, Banting, Best, Macleod and Collip.

The 2021 Canada Walk of Fame induction ceremony will air Saturday,December 4 on the CTV News Network in Canada.