"Canada is our birthplace and will always remain in our heart. It is with enormous pride that we accept this award and we hope to serve as inspiration for young emerging talent to follow their dreams," says the designers.
"Fashion, music and all of the arts have become forces to be reckoned with across Canada. The people involved continue to evolve into a class of individuals that Canada is pleased to claim as its own. We could not be more proud to be inducted into such a community."
Writer: Kate Murphy