According to Lee Asher, the only other Canadian to receive this award was Doug Henning.
Read Richard Kaufman's post at the Genii forums to find out all of the other award winners from last night.
From the AMA Twitter feed:
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@AMA_Magic thank you all at the Academy of Magical Arts. It is an amazing honour...# so excited #honoured #magiclife #magic— Greg Frewin (@GregFrewinMagic) May 16, 2016