Bill Shizas is a school teacher from Toronto, Ontario. He was the first contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Canadian Edition and won CA$1,000 after incorrectly answering his CA$8,000 question.


Fastest Finger QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger Question
Put the following North American skiing destinations in geographical order, starting in the west.
• A: Aspen • B: Sun Valley
• C: Whistler • D: Mont Tremblant
Of the 10 contestants, 4 got the correct order of C-B-A-D, but Bill Shizas was fastest with 5.32 seconds.

Bill's Run to the MillionEdit

$100 (1 of 15) - Not timed
If someone is treated "fair and square", how have they been dealt with?
• A: Rudely • B: Maliciously
• C: Honestly • D: Like the lizard queen

$200 (2 of 15) - Not timed
Which of the following names is also a type of hairpin?
• A: Johnny • B: Susie
• C: Bobby • D: Rambo

$300 (3 of 15) - Not timed
What famous Canadian ran the first "Marathon of Hope" in 1980?
• A: Guy Fawkes • B: Terry Fox
• C: Redd Foxx • D: The Road Runner

$500 (4 of 15) - Not timed
On the children's TV show "Sesame Street", where does Oscar the Grouch live?
• A: In a garbage can • B: Under a rock
• C: With Big Bird • D: In the sewer

$1,000 (5 of 15) - Not timed
In their advertising, what car company uses the slogan "Drivers Wanted"?
"Ask the Audience" lifeline used.
• A: Mazda • B: BMW
• C: Nissan • D: Volkswagen
Ask the Audience Results: A: 2% • B: 9% • C: 4% • D: 85%
Bill was not sure on this question, so he decided to ask the audience, which resulted in 85% voting for Volkswagen. He decided to go with them, and he was right.

$2,000 (6 of 15) - Not timed
What is the official colour of the letters on the National Hockey League logo?
"Phone-A-Friend" lifeline used.
• A: Red • B: Blue
• C: Orange • D: Yellow
Bill watch sports sometimes, but he never really focuses on the colours on the logo, so he decided to call his brother, Tom, who was 80% sure it was C: Orange. Bill went with his brother, and he was correct.

$4,000 (7 of 15) - Not timed
Before it was changed to Whitehorse in 1953, what was the capital of Yukon?
• A: Yellowknife • B: Dawson City
• C: Red Deer • D: Beaver Creek

$8,000 (8 of 15) - Not timed
The British TV soap opera "Coronation Street" is primarily set in what town?
"50:50" lifeline used.
• A: Weatherfield • B: Blackpool
• C: Springville • D: Springfield
Not sure of the answer, Bill decided to use his 50:50, which took away C: Springville and D: Springfield. That did not help him much, but he still decided to play the question, thinking that $3,000 would not be much to lose. He went for B: Blackpool, but the correct answer was A: Weatherfield.
Preceded by
Canadian Contestants
Bill Shizas
Succeeded by
François Laramée