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Events listed relate to Canadian women with a few
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|February 2006 -
Canadian women's hockey team wins gold medal at Turin
Olympics, to defend Olympic title
February 6, 2006 - Bev Oda (1944-
) is sworn in as Heritage Minister making her the 1st
Japanese-Canadian to become a member of a Canadian cabinet
February 25, 2006 - Cindy Klassen
(1979- ) is the 1st Canadian to win five medals
at a single Olympic Winter Games
voted by the Canadian Press as winner of the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award
as Canada's Top Female Athlete of the Year for the second time &
winner of the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's Top Overall Athlete of
March 8, 2006 - Governor General Michaelle Jean
(1957- ), celebrates International
Women's Day with a visit to women's groups in war town Afghanistan Source: CBC TV News March 8 2007.
September 18, 2006 - Kathleen O'Day Wynne
(1953- ) becomes the 1st openly lesbian
provincial cabinet minister in Canada
October 5, 2006 - The Ontario Heritage Trust and Sarnia
Kiwanis Foundation unveil a provincial plaque commemorating
Pauline McGibbon (1910-2001)
former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
December 11, 2006 - Speedskater Cindy Klassen
(1979- ) wins the Lou March Award
as Canada's top female athlete
December 16, 2006 - Bev Busson
(1951- ) is
appointed as the 1st woman
Commander of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Source: Senior executives, RCMP. Biography: Beverley (Bev.)
http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/exec_bios/busson_e Also available in
French. (Accessed June 23, 2008)
2006 - Captain Nichola Goddard
(1980-2006) is killed in battle in Afghanistan
2006 - Lori-Ann Muenzer (1966- )
opens her own business, Pure Momentum, with the focus of
discovering, promoting and building a community of female speakers
of any age or race, whose experiences and stories can be shared with
Source: puremomentum.com accessed March 2007
August 6, 2006 - Elizabeth May is elected leader
of the Green Party of Canada
August 26, 2006 -
(1954- ) is elected leader of the Green Party of
2006 - The
RCMP had 26,223 employees in three areas, regular, civilian and public
service. Almost 14% of the overall force in all branches were women
and 19.4% of regular forces are women.
Commissioner Busson on the case by Frances Rooney. Section15.ca August
www.section15.ca (accessed June 23, 2008)
January 23, 2006 - Died Andrea Brett Bronfman (1945-2006) community
January 26, 2006 -
Died Yolande "Yoyo" Schick (1927-2006) played with the All American
Girls Professional Baseball League.
January 27, 2006 - Died Jacqueline
Lorraine Shepherd (1932-2006)
1960’s consumer advocate & activist.
March 8, 2006 -
Gertrude Young Beattie (1909-2006) national champion in Track and
April 2006 - Died
Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), social activist
and foremost urban architect/planner.
April 2, 2006 -
Suzanne "Suzy" Rochon Burnette (1935-2006) journalist and radio
May 4, 2006 - Died Dr. Joyce Nsubuga (1947-2006), social activist
working for Canadian African women's rights & health and for women in
her native Uganda.
May 17, 2006 - Died Capt. Nichola Goddard (1980-2006), killed in Afghanistan
while on duty. 1st Canadian female of Canadian Armed Forces
to die on active duty.
June 5, 2006 -
Elizabeth Macdonald (1918-2006) civil servant, Order of Canada 1980.
June 11, 2006 - Died
Suzanne 'Suzi' Morrow-Francis
(1930-2006) international champion pairs figure skater and
international skate judge.
June 22, 2006 - Died Ernestine van Merle (1929-2006), social activist
for women and the homeless.
June 30, 2006 - Died Carol Trotman (1954-2006), pioneer lung transplant
July 10, 2006 - Died
Kathleen 'Kay' Rex (1918-2006) journalist, historian, & author.
July 31, 2006 - Died Louise Bennett-Coverley (1919-2006), Miss Lou was
an early Black radio personality who was a member of the Order of the
August 28, 2006 - Died Marjorie Bowker (1906-2006), pioneer lawyer,
1st woman appointed to Alberta's family Court as a judge.
September 12, 2006 - Died
Edna Louise Staebler (1906-2006), journalist , author, Member of the
Order of Canada.
October 8, 2006 - Died
Clara Balinsky (1924-2006) volunteer at local, provincial, national
and international levels on behalf of the Canadian Jewish community
October 18, 2006 -
Anna Claudia Russell (1911-2006) commedien considered the best in
the world in her day
December 2006 - Died June Elizabeth Bantjes (1930 - 2006), social
activist and founding member of the Women's Calendar
December 9, 2006 - Died
Mildred Marion McAuley (1922-2006), played
with the All American Girls Professional Baseball League
2007 - Margaret Madge Rose
Robertson Watt (1888-1948)
instrumental at establishing the Women's Institutes in England. is
declared an Person of National Historic Significance.
Source: Parks Canada.ca
May 22, 2007 - Debbie Muir (1954- ) award winning coach of
synchronized swimming is inducted into the International Swimming
Hall of Fame.
Source: Sheila Robertson, Groundbreaker: Debbie Muir accorded her
sport’s highest international honour. Coach.ca Accessed March
July 22- 29 2007 - XV
Pan American Games, Rio De Janero, Brazil.
wins 7 gold medals in swimming ;
800 meters athletics; Megan Metcalfe
5000 meters athletics; Jessica Zelinke
(1981- ), heptathlon;
canoeing K-2 500 meter; Julian D"Alessio
(1985- ), canoeing
K-1 500 meter; Anne Samplonius (1968-
cycling time trial; Catharine Pendrel
mountain-biking; Emilie Heymans (1981-
Marie-Eve Marleau (1982- ),10
meter platform synchronized swimming; Jill Henselwood,
Equestrian individual jumping; Alexandra Orlando
(1987- ),( 3 gold
medals) rhythmic gymnastics clubs, ropes and hoop;
Karen Cockburn (1980- ),
gymnastics individual trampoline; Natalie Maurer, Zoe
Hoskins, Peggy Hyslop and
Cristin McCarty rowing quadruple sculls; Dominique
Vallee (1981- ),
sailing; Susan Nattrass ( 1950- ),
Avianna Chao (1975- ),
air pistol shooting; Alana Miller
(1980- ), Runa Reta and
Carolyn Russell (1974- ),
squash; Karine Sargerie (1985-
), welterweight taekwondo; Whitney
McClintock, water skiing (2 golds) tricks and slalom:
Carol Huynh (1980- ) 48 kg freestyle wrestling.
Silver Medals: Marie-Pier Baudet, Kristen Niles and
Kateri Vrakking, archery; Nicole Forrester
(1976- ), athletics
high jump; Perdita Felicien (1980-
), athletics 100 meter hurdles; Rosannagh
MacLennan (19 88- ),
gymnastics trampoline; Karen Cudmore, Jill Henselwood
equestrian team jumping; Andrea Bresee, Diane Creech,
and Karen Pavicic (1971- ),
equestrian team dressage; Julie Leprohon
(1980- ), fencing
individual épée; Monica Pinette ( 1977-
), modern pentathlon; Peggy Hyslop
and Cristin McCarty rowing double sculls;
Zoe Hoskins and Nathalie Maurer pairs rowing;
Alana Miller (1980- ),
squash; Stephanie Horner (1989-
), swimming 200 meter freestyle; Annamay Pierse
(1983- ), 200
meter breaststroke swimming and 100 meter breaststroke swimming;
(1984- ), and
(1991- ), 4
X 100 meter freestyle swimming;
(1991- ) and
(1989- ), 4 X 200 meter
(1989- ) and
(1984- ), 4
X 100 meter medley swim;
Marie-Pier Bordeau Gagnon (1983-
)and Isabelle Ramping
(1985- ),synchronized swim
Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon
synchronized swim team; Women's
national softball team;
Chris Xu, Mo Zhang and Judy Long
(1969- ) table tennis;
Shannon Condie, featherweight taekwondo; National water
polo team; Whitney McClintock,
water ski jump; Christine Girard (1985-
) 63 kg weightlifting; Ohenewa Akuffo
(1979- ), 72 kg freestyle wrestling.
Bronze Medals: Sarah MacMaster, singles badminton;
Meaghan Benfeito (1989-
(1988- ) 3 meter springboard
synchronized diving; Women's football/soccer team,
Melanie Booth (1984-
Andrea Neil (1971-
Christine Sinclair (1983-
Amy Heather Walsh
Rhian Emilie Wilkinson(1982-
); Savannah King (1992-
), 800 meter freestyle swim; Elizabeth
Wycliffe (1983- ),100
meter and 200 meter backstroke swim; Stephanie Horner
200 meter individual medley swim; Tanya Hunks
(1980- ), 10 km open
August 12-19, 2007 -
wins 7 gold medals in swimming
August 23, 2007 -
scores the 1st goal in the history of the Canadian
National Women’s Under 18 program in Ottawa, Ontario
For the 1st time, the Quebec provincial cabinet id
comprised of an equal number of men and women.
2007 - Hayley Wickenheiser
(1978- ) who is captain of the
Canadian women's hockey team leads her team to the World
Championships and is named most valuable player of the tournament
voted by the Canadian Press as winner of the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award
as Canada's Top Female Athlete of the Year
December 27, 2007 - Hayley Wickenheiser
(1978- ) is chosen by
the Canadian Press as the Canada's female
athlete of the year. (Bobbie Rosenfield Award)
Died Alice Boissonneau (1918-2007), author.
January 8, 2007 - Died Margaret Yvonne De Carlo (1922-2007) well known
actress of movies and television best known for her role in The
February 13, 2007 - Died
Sister Bernice Cullen ( 1913-2007),
of St. Dustan's University , P.E.I. in Religious
February 16, 2007 - Died Ester Binder (1910-2007), social
activist and community volunteer in Manitoba, member of the Order of
the Buffalo Hunt.
February 19, 2007 - Died Prima ballerina Celia Franca (1921-2007), founder
of Canada's National Ballet.
February 19, 2007 -
Died Therese Champagne (1928-2007) , an educator.
March 2007 - Died Doris Anderson (1921-2007), feminist, social activist and
well known journalist, winner of the 1991 Persons Case Award.
March 15, 2007 -
Died Fleurette Marie Berthe Beauchamp-Huppé (1907-2007) pianist,
March 23, 2007 -
Died Agnes McCausland Benidickson (1920-2007), served as president of
the National Association of Canadian Clubs and president of the
Canadian Council on Social Development. Champion of Order of Canada
April 14, 2007 - Died June Callwood (1924-2007) renowned
social activist, journalist, broadcaster and author.
April 28, 2007 -
Died Bertha Wilson, (1923-2007) 1st woman appointed to the Supreme
Court of Canada.
May 24, 2007 - Died
Victoria Hopper (1909-2007) actress
on stage and in film.
July 15, 2007 - Died
Bluma Levett Appel (1919-2007) noted
July 31, 2007 - Died
Margaret Avison (1918-2007) award winning poet. librarian &
August 12, 2007 - Died Nora A, Cebotarev (1928-2007), professor and renowned
September 2007 - Died Anna Maria de Souza (
-2007), social activist for immigrants in Toronto.
September 9, 2007 -
Died Dorothy Betz (1929-2007),, served a lifelong career in
aboriginal law and community service.
September 29, 2007- Died Lois Maxwell (1927-2007), Actress remembered
for her role as Miss Moneypenny in 14 James Bond films.
October 17, 2007 - Died Judith St John (1914-2007), internationally
acclaimed children's librarian and lectured on children's literature.
November 27, 2007 -
Died Jane Rule (1931-2007), author and order of British Columbia
June 2, 2008 -
in 2008 Ontario Premier Dalton McGinty declared June 2 of every year
to be June Callwood
June 11, 2008 -
The Government of Canada apologizes for policy of forcing aboriginal
children to attend bording school aimed at assimilation.
August 8 - 24, 2008 - Olympic summer games Beijing, China. Gold
Silver Medal: Karen Cockburn
gymnastics trampoline; Emilie Heymans
(1981- ), 10 meter platform
diving; Karine Sergerie (1985- ), 67 kg
taekwondo. Bronze Medal:
100 meter hurdles athletics; Tanya Verbeek
55 kg wrestling;
(1983- ), lightweight double sculls
September 6 - 17 2008 - Paralympic Games, Beijing, China. Gold
Medals: Chantal Petitclerc
meter T-54 ,
meter T-54 , 800 meter T-54, 1500 meter T-54, 200
meter T52, athletics; Michelle Stilwell
(1974- ), athletics 200 meter T52, 100
meter T-52; Valerie Grand'Maison
meter butterfly swim , 400 meter freestyle swim 100 meter freestyle
swim; Chelsey Gotell,
200 meter individual medley SM- 13 swim; 100 meter
backstroke swim S13;Stephanie Dixon (1984 - )
100 meter backstroke swim; Anne Polinario
50 meter freestyle S10 swim; Lauren Barwick
equestrian individual freestyle test grade ll; Michelle
Stilwell (1974- ),
athletics 200 meter T52. Silver and Medal:
athletics 5000 meter T-54; Kirby Cote
100 meter butterfly S13; Lauren Barwick (1977-
) individual equestrian championship test, Grade ll;
swimming 200 meter individual medley SM, 400
meter freestyle swim, ; Valerie Grand'Maison
100 meter backstroke S13 and 50 meter freestyle S13;
Bronze Medal: Chelsey Gotell 100 meter Butterfly
swim, 400 meter freestyle swim S13; Stephanie Dixon
(1984- ), 100 meter freestyle S-9 swim;
athletics 200 meter T-44;Llana Duff, athletics 100 meter T-53;
400 meter athletics T-54, 800 meter T54; Valerie
200 meter individual medley swim SM-13;
Genevieve Ouellet and
Mathilde Hupin cycling individual
road race B&VI 1-3,
October 2008 - The Pan-Canadian Young
Feminist Conference is held in Montreal. It establishes a manifesto
on which RebELLES organizations are based
Fall 2008 -
choreographer with Cirque Du Soleil, receives her Star on Canada's
Walk of Fame
November 11, 2008 - Vigil 1914-1918 , a dramatic
memorial in lights with the names of 68,000 soldiers killed in World War
l projected from Trafalgar Square onto the limestone
walls of Canada House, London England. The last name appeared at
dawn on November 11. Source: Zoomer Magazine
March 2009. page 22.
December 26, 2008 - Chantal Peticlerc
is named by the Canadian Press as Female Athelete of the
receives the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award. Chantal is the 1st wheelchair athlete to receive this award. She
also received the Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's Top Overall Athlete
of the Year
January 29, 2008 -
Died Eileen Valentine Duncan (1915-2008), businesswoman.
February 5, 2008 -
Died Donna Margaret Louise Blight (1936-2008) Nurse and
February 28, 2008 - Died Margaret Beckman (1926-2008),
Internationally acclaimed modern pioneer of Library Science.
March 1, 2008 - Died
Marianne Bossen (1916-2008), civil servant, who among many services,
worked on the Royal Commission on the Status of Women.
March 4, 2008 - Died
Linsangan Natividad-Cantiveros (1946-2008), community activist.
April 8, 2008 - Died
Norma Busby (1930-2008),
nurse who was on the front of labour lines fighting for higher
standards and respect of the profession.
May 10, 2008 -
Marjory Shedd (1926-2008) champion badminton player who also
excelled in volleyball and basketball.
May 13, 2008 -
Died Ruth Middleton Gentry played with the All American Girls
Professional Baseball League
May 22, 2008 - Died Effie
Constance Astbury (1916-2008), librarian first Director Canadian
Bibliographic Centre (National Library of Canada)
May 23, 2008 - Died Jean Southworth (1923-2008),
pioneer newspaper journalist and musician.
June 7, 2008 - Died Sherrill "Shay" Cheda
(1926?-2008) founder of Emergency Librarian.
July 22, 2008 - Died
Helen Gardiner (1938-2008) philanthropist
& c-founder of the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto.
July 28, 2008 - Died
Althea Pearleen Borden Oliver (1917-2008) social activist for
maritime Black women.
July 30, 2008 - Died Janina 'Jabka' Stykolt Seydegart
(1920-2008) social activist, founding member of the Feminist Party
August 1, 2008 - Died
Effie Constance Astbury
(!916-2008), librarian first Director Canadian Bibliographic Centre
(National Library of Canada)
August 14, 2008 - Died Gladys Powers (1988 - 2008), last
surviving WWI veteran 2008.
September 2008 -
Died Grace Irwin (1907-2008) novelist
September 15, 2008 - Died Marion Dewar ( 1928-2008), former Mayor of City of Ottawa.
September 23, 2008 - Died
Joan Elizabeth Humphrey
(1936-2008), professional name J.J. McColl Vancouver's first woman
October 2008 - Died
Rooke (1943-2008) author & academic administrator
October 4, 2008 -
Died Marial M. Mosher (1917-2008) academic
October 4, 2008 -
Connie Rooke, (1942-2008), academic.
October 25, 2008 - Died Joyce Trimmer (1927- 2008), 1st woman mayor
of city of Scarborough, Ontario 1988
December 11, 2008 -
Died Eira "Babs" Friesen (1917-2008) social activist
March 2009 -
the University of Ottawa held a conference called Sexual Assault
Law, Practice and Activism in a Post-Jane Doe Era. It marked the
10th anniversary of the groundbreaking case of Jane Doe v. the
Metropolitan Toronto police. The conference also celebrated the work
of the Honourable Claire L’Heureux-Dubé. As a justice
of the Supreme Court of Canada, she helped shape landmark
equality-rights rulings. Source:
May 13, 2009 - MP Anita Neville
(1942- ), asked the Canadian government to launch a public investigation to
the disappearance of some 520 aboriginal women in Canada's western
Heroines .ca (accessed June 2009)
January 2009 - Yonah Martin (1965 -
) is appointed to the Senate by Prime Minister Stephen
Harper. She is the first Korean Canadian parliamentarian.
Source: SenateofCanada.ca (Accessed 2010)
April 6, 2009 - Josée Kurtz is the
1st woman to command a major Canadian Navy warship.
Source: Women’s History Month, Women in Canadian Military Forces:
A Proud Legacy. Status of Women Canada. October 2011.
2009 - Dorothy Dworkin (1889-1976) a
social activist of Toronto, is declared a National Historic Person.
Sources: Dorothy Dworkin. Backgrounder. Parks Canada. Online
(Accessed July 2014) :Toronto’s 1st Jewish nurse writes
of early Toronto. April 15, 2013
www.billgladstone.ca (Accessed July 2014)
2009 - Shelley Gauthier (1968- )
is the 1st female tricycle (T1) rider on the international
2009 - Yonah Martin (1965- )
is awarded the Order of Civil Merit Moran Medal from the
Republic of Korea
October 24-25, 2009 - St Michael's College at the
University of Toronto holds a 2 day
event to mark the 100th anniversary of her birth and the
50th Anniversary of Sheila Martin Watson's
book Double Hook. She is noted for her works in some 1800
2009 - Sharon McIver wins her battle to force changes to the Indian
Act so that grandchildren of Aboriginal women who marry
non-Aboriginal may be granted Indian Status.
2009 - Aleksandra Wozniak (1987-
) is the 1st Canadian in ten years to reach the fourth round
of a Grand slam tennis event and
is voted by the Canadian Press as winner of the Bobbie Rosenfeld
Award as Canada's Top Female Athlete of the Year
January 10, 2009 - Died Linda Marie Gillingwater Rainsberry (
- 2009), entertainer, director and producer , businesswomen and
January 31, 2009 - Died Therese Lavoie-Roux (1928-2009)
politician who served in Quebec & in the Senate of Canada
February 22, 2009 - Died Laddie Dennis (1920 - 2009),
Canadian woman to appear on Canadian television.
February 23, 2009 - Died Elizabeth Bradford Holbrook
(1913-2009) internationally acclaimed sculptor.
March 11, 2009 - Died Theresa Helen McNeil (1928-2009), 1st
Canadian woman to be appointed High Sherriff (Annapolis County, N S)
March 13, 2008 - Died Norah Urquhart (1918-2009), pioneer
scientist who with her husband Fred discovered the secret of the
March 22, 2009 -
Died Lorna Lucille Bergey (1921-2009), local historian Cambridge,
March 23, 2009 - Died
Arlene Billinkoff (1942-2009), long time
legislative reporter for Winnipeg Free Press.
March 23, 2009 - Died Helen Lawrence Buckley (192302009)
economist & author.
April 2, 2009 - Died
Audrey Jeanne Kunkel (1946-2009), award winning journalist
April 2, 2009 - Died Norma Scarborough (1918-2009) founder of
Canadian Abortion Rights Action League
April 20, 2013 - Died Edna
Mae Durbin, better known by her stage name Deana Durbin (1931-2013)
movie actress from 1930's
May 28, 2009 - Died Betty Edwards Tancock (1911-2009), medal winning
and record setting swimmer.
July 6, 2009 - Died Ruth
Matheson Buck (1905-2009), historian and biographer
July 12, 2009 - Died Mary Doris "Dodie" Barr (1921-2009), player
in All American Girls Baseball League and member of Baseball Hall of Fame.
July 14, 2009 - Died Phyllis Fay Gotlieb (1926- 2009), poet.
July 20, 2009 - Died
(1943-2009), social activist, feminist and Member of Parliament.
August 1, 2009 - Died
Martha Shepard (1911-2009), librarian with
major responsibility of establishing the National Library of Canada.
August 2, 2009 - Died
Gene Sutton (1945-2009)
award winning coach in gymnastics
August 17, 2009 - Died Viola Wyse (1947-2009), Chief of the
August 22, 2009 - Died Muriel Helen Duckworth
(1908-2009) social Activist for peace & the advancement of women's
September 25, 2009 - Died Eva Mariene
Heddle (1933- 2009), at three she was Canada's
October 7, 2009 - Died Jennie Huie (1928-2009), academic
October 22, 2009 -
Helen Pauline Wattie (1911-2009), educator
December 9, 2009 - Died Goldie Semple ( 1952-2009), stage
actress Source: The Toronto Star December 2009.
|February 12, 2010 - Governor General
Michaelle Jean (1957- ) declares the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games
December 3, 2010 - Kathy Dunderdale
is sworn in as the 1st
woman premier of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Source: Women in History: A timeline
by Kirsten Smith Postmedia News March 3, 2011.
2010 - Lieutenant Colonel Susan L. Wigg is the 1st
woman to become Director of Cadets at the Royal Military College.
Shee is also the 1st Canadian service woman of this rank to have
Source: Women in Canadian Military Forces: A proud Legacy.
Women’s History Month, October 2011. Status of Women Canada. Online
(Accessed March 2014.)
2010 - Plan Canada releases a full length
documentary : Because I am a Girl. girls talk about what they
wand and can do to empower themselves and those around
them...because they are girls. Source: Herstory
2012: the Canadian Women's Calendar (Saskatoon Women's Calendar
- The Feminist History Society is founded in Canada.
September 4, 2010 - Susan Louise Moir Allison
(1845-1937) pioneer & author, British
Columbia, becomes a National Historic Person.
September 27, 2010 -
The government of British Columbia opens the ongoing ‘Missing Women
Commission of Inquiry to inquire into the Investigation and events
leading up to the arrest and conviction of Robert W. Picton and a
broader examination of the manner in which cases involving missing
women are investigated.
"Supplemental information provided to the Committee on the
Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women"
Online (accessed August 2010)
2010 - Joannie Rochette
(1986- ) winner of a Bronze
Medal at the Winter Olympics just days after her mother dies of a
heart attack is voted by the Canadian Press as winner of the
Bobbie Rosenfeld Award as Canada's Top Female Athlete of the Year
2010 - Died S. Patricia 'Pat' Filer ( -2010)
author and long time Girl Guide worker
Died Laura Legg (1923-2010), in 1975 is the 1st woman bencher of the Law Society of Ontario.
January 14, 2010 - Died
P.K. Page (1916-2010) award winning
author and a artist.
January 31, 2010 -
Edith Josie (1921-2010), journalist from northern
Canada who was known world wide.
February 11, 2010 - Died
Helen Weinzweig (1915-2010) award winning
author & playwright
March 6, 2010 - Died Ann Frances Oakes ( -2010),
March 28, 2010 - Died June
Havoc (1912-2010) actress & director
April 2010 - Died Mary Hart Gilliland (1940-2010),
April 29, 2010 - Died Penny Martineuk Cooke (1919-2010), played
with the All American Girls Professional Baseball League
May 7, 2010 - Died
Bertha Allen (1934-2010), volunteer and social activist, President of
the Native Women's Association
May 15, 2010 - Died
June Munro (1921-2010), librarian.
June 2010 - Died
Ruth Haythorn (1911-2010), educator
July 4, 2010 - Died
Willa Walker (1913- 2010), author
July 10, 2010 - Died Gina Feldberg (1956-2010), an academic
who wrote on the social history of health issues.
July 15, 2010 - Died Kit McDermott (1922-2010), teen spy for
Dutch resistance World War ll, journalist and publisher.
July 20, 2012 - Died
Jean E. Coolican (1918-2012), volunteer and
co-founder of Save the Children Canada.
August 15, 2010 - Died Hélène Brodeur (1923-2010), educator,
journalist and author in English and French.
August 15, 2010 - Died Hélène Brodeur (1923-2010), educator and award winning
September 10, 2010 - Died
Beatrice Wickett-Nesbitt (1917-2012),
psychologist who forged the way for others to follow in the
September 20, 2010 - Died
Phyllis Anne DuMoulin (1921-2010), pioneer
of social planning programmes and process in Canadian west.
September 20, 2010 - Died Mira Goddard Bennett (1928-2010), Business
woman and art Gallery owner.
October 30, 2010 - Died J. Margot Brown Chester
(1916-2012), journalist, editor, community volunteer and author.
November 10, 2010 - Died Audrey Yvonne Morris
(1937-2010) award winning composer.
November 10, 2010 - Died
(1926-2010) health administrator
November 10, 2010 - Died Ann Southam (1937-2010) composer
November 17, 2010 - Died Trish Monture-Angus (1958-2010),
lawyer, Aboriginal rights enthusiast, Sociologist, author and
November 22, 2010 - Died
Eleanor Coerr (1929-2010), foreign correspondent and author perhaps
best known for her book Sadako and the 1000 Cranes (1977).
November 25, 2010 - Died
Doris Jean McCarthy (1910-2010), acclaimed artist
November 26, 2010 - Died Maureen Lormier Roberts (1915-2004),
founder of Canadian Medic Alert Foundation.
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