A fast growing evergreen

I live in Toronto and want more privacy. I like to plant a fast growing evergreen ( with in the beginning a small root ) between a pool and a yew hedge. Half sun/half shade and clay / wet soil.…

Fast growing Hedge

Hi Can you tell me a few fast growing hedges for partial sun places in durham region. Nothing over 2 metres. Also can bamboo grow here? I thought it was a plant for hot places. Thanks…