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Pre-1990s information last updated on 2015/11/12

Canadian Heavyweight Title

Pre-NWA Versions

Pat Connolly 1914/06<
Recognized in Vancouver.

Jack Taylor 1915/09/02<
Recognized in the prairie provinces; loses to Jack Forsgren, who is recognized as champion on the west coast, on 33/02/03 in Vancouver, BC but continues to defend the title.
Earl McCready 1933/04/20 Calgary, AB
Still champion as of 34/10/26; defeats Forsgren on 34/12/13 in Vancouver, BC (non-title?); Forsgren loses his version of the title to Pat Meehan on 39/02/10 in Calgary, AB; McCready defeats Meehan on 40/01/11 in Vancouver, BC (non-title?).
Pat Meehan 1935/02/19<  
Also defeats Jack Forsgren on 39/02/10 in Calgary, AB; Earl McCready defeats Meehan on 40/01/11 in Vancouver, BC (non-title?).

Walter Anderson # 1920/02<  
Introduced as a champion on a Colorado paper.

Jacques Oza # 1927/01/28<  
Billed in Ogden, UT as having "recently" defeated Wallace Duguid in tournament final in Vancouver, BC.
Jack Forsgren 1932/09/05Vancouver, BC
Defeats Ken North to be recognized as the "first" champion on the west coast; also defeats Jack Taylor, recognized in the prairie provinces, on 33/02/03 in Vancouver, BC (Taylor continues to defend his version of the title).
Pat Meehan1939/02/10Calgary, AB

Yvon Robert 1940/07/03<
Recognized as champion in Montreal, QC.

Earl McCready 1941/05
Recognized as champion in Toronto, ON.
Whipper Billy Watson 1941/06/05 Toronto, ON
Earl McCready [2] 1941/06/12 Toronto, ON
Still champion as of 41/07/19; title retired

Cliff Thiede # 1944/12/08<  
Billed as champion in Ogden, UT.

Harold Nelson 1947/06/26<
Recognized as champion in Winnipeg, MB.

Buddy Austin 1963/05/28 Ottawa, ON
Defeats Tarzan Zorro in tournament final.

Different versions between 1940s and 1986

Calgary ( 1940s - 1970 )
Maritimes ( 1977 )
Newfoundland ( 1979? - 1980? )
Toronto ( 1978/12 - 1984/07 )
Vancouver ( 1982/05 - 1986 )

Post-1993 NWA Version

(as of 2015/12/05)

National Wrestling Alliance ( 1998/10 - 2013/03 )
Elite Canadian Championship Wrestling ( 2013/03 - )

E.Z. Ryder1998/10/24Cherry Hill, NJ, USA
Defeats Paul Atlas.
Michelle Starr1999/06/26Winnipeg, MB
E.Z. Ryder [2]1999/07/25Victoria, BC
Crusher Carlsen1999/11/27Winnipeg, MB
Vacant in 00/09.
E.Z. Ryder [3]2001/10/13St. Petersburg, FL, USA
Defeats Juggernaut.
Spyder2001/12/09St. Boniface, MB
Defeats Ryder and Baron Von Meaner in 3-way match.
Brian Sylver2002/03/08Winnipeg, MB
Spyder [2]2002/03/10Winnipeg, MB
The Machine2002/09/08Winnipeg, MB
Title held up by NWA President Jim Miller.
Spyder [3]2002/10/18Winnipeg, MB
Defeats The Machine in rematch; stripped on 03/03/07 when Spyder is suspended from NWA.
Zack Mercury2003/03/07Winnipeg, MB
Defeats Brian Jewel.
Brian Jewel2003/05/17Winnipeg, MB
Stripped on 03/07/10.
Rob Stardom2003/09/24Ft. Garry, MB
Defeats The Axe.
Kerry Brown2004/05/07Winnipeg, MB
Vid Vain2004/10/15Winnipeg, MB
Michelle Starr [2]2005/09/16Port Coquitlam, BC
R.A.G.E.2006/02/17Vancouver, BC
Vance Nevada2006/06/23Surrey, BC
Freddy Funk2006/10/27Surrey, BC
Cole Bishop2007/05/25Surrey, BC
Defeats Funk and Michelle Starr in a 3-way match.
Scotty Mac2008/03/28Surrey, BC
Sid Sylum 2010/04/10 Surrey, BC
Scotty Mac [2] 2010/10/02 Vancouver, BC
Tony Baroni 2011/03/05 Vancouver, BC
Reigning ECCW champion, defeats Mac to unify both titles.
Artemis Spencer 2011/12/03 Vancouver, BC
ECCW Title is deunified on 11/12/23 and becomes an open-weight title.
Bishop 2012/02/25 Vancouver, BC
Continues to be billed as an NWA title after ECCW leaves NWA in 12/09.
King of the Yukon 2012/12/08 Vancouver, BC
No longer billed as an NWA title after 13/03.
Scotty Mac [3] 2013/03/23 Port Coquitlam, BC
Nelson Creed 2013/09/14 Vancouver, BC
Defeats Mac and Kenny Lush in a 3-way match.
Tony Baroni [2] 2014/03/15 Vancouver, BC
Defeats Creed, Ethan H-D, and the King of Yukon in a 4-way match.
Sid Sylum [2] 2014/10/18 Cloverdale, BC
Stripped on 15/01/03 due to injury.
Nelson Creed [2] 2015/01/03 Vancouver, BC
Defeats Artemis Spencer and Kenny Lush in 3-way match.
Artemis Spencer [2] 2015/01/17 Vancouver, BC
Also wins ECCW Title on 15/07/11 in Vancouver, BC but loses it on 15/08/15; vacate the Canadian Title in 15/10 due to knee injury.
Tony Baroni [3] 2015/10/17 Vancouver, BC
Wins a 10-wrestler battle royal, last eliminating Nicole Matthews.