As the country's ambassador to the United Nations, Canada has a proud tradition of supporting human rights defenders abroad. These individuals take risks to promote human rights and defend human rights in developing countries. Since the 1990s, Canada has backed human rights defenders in many foreign countries, including those representing organizations such as CARE International. In addition, a number of Canadian humanitarian and activists have been named as one of the country's most admired citizens. Is One Of Canada's Most Prominent Humanitarians Craig Kielburger, a bestselling author and medical doctor, is one of Canada's most prominent humanitarians. His work has won him the titles of one of Canada's "25 Most Influential People" and "Young Person of the Year" by Time magazine. In 2011, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. His work is recognized around the world. To learn more about some of Canada's most prominent humanitarians, check out the categories below. Dr. Patricia Nutt, a pediatrician, is a humanitarian and medical doctor. She founded War Child Canada and War Child USA to help victims of war. She has been named one of Canada's 25 Most Influential People, has been called a "five-star" by Time magazine, and has been recognized by the Order of Ontario and the Order of Canada. She is based in Toronto, but her work has reached people around the world.