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Vote for your favourite Super Bowl commercial starring a Canadian

Michael Buble's ad for Pepsi's Bubly water is the latest in a series of Super Bowl commercials starring Canadians. Over the years there have been more than 20 Super Bowl commercials featuring Canadian athletes, actors and singers. Pick your favourite ad here.

Bieber vs. Drake, Shatner vs. Reynolds. Which Canadian star has the best Super Bowl ad?

Vancouver crooner Michael Bublé is following in the footsteps of a select group of famous Canadians who have appeared in Super Bowl commercials with his ad for Bubly. 

Those celebs include fellow  performers Justin Bieber and Drake, actors Michael J. Fox, William Shatner and Ryan Reynolds, as well as athletes Bobby Orr and Lauren Woolstencroft. 

Since 1985, more than 20 Super Bowl commercials have featured Canadian stars.  Research suggests the ads are a bigger draw than the halftime show of the football game. YouTube Canada analysis shows searches in Canada for "Super Bowl commercials" regularly outpace searches for "Super Bowl halftime show."

Which famous face does the best job of selling a brand?   

Peter Ignazi, of the ad agency Cossette, lists his three favourite Super Bowl ads starring Canadians and explains what makes them so great. 6:46

Several ad industry leaders have given CBC News their take about which ads starring Canadian celebs are the most effective commercials. But CBC readers also weighed in on the subject.

Your favourite 'Canadian' Super Bowl commercial survey closed

CBC News compiled a Top 10 list of Super Bowl ads starring Canadians. 

Canadians watched and cast their votes, the survey was closed after three days. 

William Shatner's ad won, followed closely by Ryan Reynolds and Lauren Woolstencroft came in third.  

This was not a scientic poll.  Scroll down for the complete results.  

About the Author

James Dunne

Producer, CBC News Business

James Dunne researches, produces and writes stories for the business unit at CBC News. He has a decade of experience in business programming, including on the shows Venture and Fortune Hunters. An award-winning videojournalist, he's also worked on special projects and as the late lineup editor for the World at Six on CBC Radio One.