Here's one of Canada's better animated imports.
Atomic Betty is about a 12 year old girl who discovers that she's really an alien, but also a galactic peacekeeper, if you will. Here in the US, the series has aired on Cartoon Network and The Hub (now Discovery Family). Betty is spunky, feisty, every bit the hero she's meant to be. However, she has the same wishes as most girls her age.
To that point, here's the episode, "Cheerleaders of Doom":
Production ceased in 2008, but, given the lack of girl-centric programming on American cable channels, don't you think it's time Atomic Betty went back into action?