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2006
 
February 2006 - Canadian women's hockey team wins gold medal at Turin Olympics, to defend  Olympic title.

February 25, 2006 - Cindy Klassen (1979-   ) is the 1st Canadian to win five medals at a single Olympic Winter Games.

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.

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.) Busson. 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 others. Source: puremomentum.com accessed March 2007

August 6, 2006 - Elizabeth May is elected leader of the Green Party of Canada

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. Source: Commissioner Busson on the case by Frances Rooney. Section15.ca August 4, 2007. www.section15.ca (accessed June 23, 2008)

Deaths 2006:
January 23, 2006 - Died Andrea Brett Bronfman (1945-2006), community worker.
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 - Died Gertrude Young Beattie (1909-2006) national champion in Track and field.
April 2006 - Died Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), social activist and foremost urban architect/planner.
April 2, 2006 - Died  Suzanne "Suzy" Rochon Burnette  (1935-2006) journalist and radio broadcaster.
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 - Died Mary Elizabeth Macdonald (1918-2006) civil servant, Order of Canada 1980.
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 recipient.
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 British Empire.
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 18, 2006 - Died 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 Collective.
December 9, 2006 - Died
Mildred Marion McAuley (1922-2006), played with the All American Girls Professional Baseball League
 

  2007

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 2016.

July 22- 29 2007 -  XV Pan American Games, Rio De Janero, Brazil.
Gold Medals:
Stephanie Dixon (1884-   ) wins 7 gold medals in swimming ; Diane Cummins (1974-   ), 800 meters athletics; Megan Metcalfe (1982-   ), 5000 meters athletics; Jessica Zelinke (1981-   ), heptathlon; Kia Byers (1987-   ) and Marie-Christine Schmidt (1986-   ), canoeing K-2 500 meter; Julian D"Alessio (1985-   ), canoeing K-1 500 meter; Anne Samplonius (1968-   ), cycling time trial; Catharine Pendrel (1980-   ), mountain-biking; Emilie Heymans (1981-   ), and Marie-Eve Marleau (1982-   ),10 meter platform synchronized swimming; Jill Henselwood, (1962-   )  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-  ), trap shooting; 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 (1962-   ), 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; Elizabeth Collins, Seanna Mitchell (1988-   ), Chanelle Charron-Watson (1984-   ), and Hilary Bell (1991-   ), 4 X 100 meter freestyle swimming; Chanelle Charron-Watson, Elizabeth Collins, Hilary Bell (1991-   ) and Stephanie Horner (1989-   ), 4 X 200 meter freestyle swimming; Elizabeth Wycliffe, Annamay Pierse (1983-   ), Stephanie Horner (1989-   ) and Chanelle Charron-Watson (1984-   ), 4 X 100 meter medley swim;
Marie-Pier Bordeau Gagnon 
(1983-   )and Isabelle Ramping (1985-   ),synchronized swim duet;
Marie-Pier Boudreau Gagnon (1983-   ), Jessika Dubuc (1983-   ), Marie-Pierre Gagné  (1983-   ), Dominika Kopcik, Ève Lamoureux, Tracy Little (1985-   ), Élise Marcotte (1988-   ), Isabelle Rampling  (1985-   ) and Jennifer Song (1983-   ), 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-   ) and Kelly MacDonald (1988-   ) 3 meter springboard synchronized diving; Women's football/soccer team, Sasha Andrews (1983-   ), Melanie Booth (1984-   ), Candace Chapman (1983-   ), Martina Franko (1976-   ), Randee Hermuss (1979-   ), Kristina Kiss (1981-   ), Kara Lang (1986-   ), Karina LeBlanc (1980-   ), Diana Matheson (1984-   ), Andrea Neil (1971-   ), Christine Sinclair (1983-   ), Taryn Swiatek (1981-   ), Melissa Tancredi (1981-   ), Katie Thorlakson (1985-   ), Brittany Timko (1985-   ), Amy Vermeulen (1983-   ), Amy Heather Walsh  (1977-   )and Rhian Emilie Wilkinson(1982-   ); Savannah King (1992-   ), 800 meter freestyle swim; Elizabeth Wycliffe (1983-   ),100 meter and 200 meter backstroke swim; Stephanie Horner (1989-   ), 200 meter individual medley swim; Tanya Hunks (1980-   ), 10 km open water swim.

August 12-19, 2007 - Stephanie Dixon (1884-   ) wins 7 gold medals in swimming

December 27, 2007 - Hayley Wickenheiser (1978-   ) is chosen by the Canadian Press as the Canada's female athlete of the year. (Bobbie Rosenfield Award)  

Deaths 2007:
2007 - Died Alice Boissonneau (1918-2007), author.
January 8, 2007 - Died Margaret Yvonne De Carlo well known actress of movies and television.

February 13, 2007 -
Died
Sister Bernice Cullen ( 1913-2007), female head 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, teacher, soprano.
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 philanthropist.
August 12, 2007 -
Died Nora A, Cebotarev (1928-2007), professor and renowned sociologist.
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
 

2008

 

June 2, 2008 - in 2008 Ontario Premier Dalton McGinty declared June 2 of every year to be June Callwood (1924-2007) Day.

June 2008 -
The Government of Canada apologises for polich of forcing aboriginal children to attend bording school aimed at assimilation.

August 8 - 24, 2008 - Olympic summer games Beijing, China. Gold Medals:
 Carol Huynh (1980-   ), freestyle wrestling; Silver Medal: Karen Cockburn (1980-   ), gymnastics trampoline; Emilie Heymans (1981-   ), 10 meter platform diving; Karine Sergerie (1985-   ), 67 kg taekwondo.  Bronze Medal:  Priscilla Lopes-Schliep (1982-   ), 100 meter hurdles athletics; Tanya Verbeek (1977-   ), 55 kg wrestling; Tracy Cameron  (1975-   ) and Melanie Kok (1983-   ), lightweight double sculls rowing.

September 6 - 17 2008 - Paralympic Games, Beijing, China. Gold Medals: Chantal Petitclerc 
(1969-   ),100 meter T-54 , 400 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 (1988-   ),100 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 (1979-   ), 50 meter freestyle S10 swim;  Lauren Barwick (1977-   ), equestrian individual freestyle test grade ll; Michelle Stilwell  (1974-   ), athletics 200 meter T52. Silver and  Medal: Diane Roy (1971-   ), athletics 5000 meter T-54; Kirby Cote (1984-   ) 100 meter butterfly S13; Lauren Barwick (1977-   ) individual equestrian championship test, Grade ll; Stephanie Dixon (1984-   ), swimming 200 meter individual medley SM, 400 meter freestyle swim, ; Valerie Grand'Maison (1988-   ), 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; Stephanie Reid (1984-   ) athletics 200 meter T-44;Llana Duff, athletics 100 meter T-53; Diane Roy
(1971-
   ), 400 meter athletics T-54, 800 meter T54; Valerie Grand'Maison (1988-   ), 200 meter individual medley swim SM-13; Genevieve Ouellet and Mathilde Hupin cycling individual road race B&VI 1-3,
                                                          

October 2008 - Pan-Canadian Young Feminist Conference is held in Montreal. It establishes a manifesto on which RebELLES organizations are based. Source: Ottawarebelles.blogspot.com

Fall 2008 - Debra Brown,
choreographer with Cirque Du Soleil, receives her Star on Canada's Walk of Fame. Source: Canada’s Walk of Fame. Online. Accessed 2009.

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 
(1969-   ) is named by the Canadian Press as Female Athelete of the year and receives the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award. Chantal is the first  wheelchair athlete to receive this award.   Source: Heroines.ca (Accessed May 2009)

Deaths 2008:
January 29, 2008 -
Died Eileen Valentine Duncan (1915-2008), businesswoman.
February 5, 2008 - Died Donna Margaret Louise Blight (1936-2008) Nurse and community activist
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
Rosalinda "Linda" 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 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 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 of Canada.
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 radio D.J.
October 4, 2008 - Died Marial M.  Mosher (1917-2008) academic
October 4, 2008 - Died 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

 

2009

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: Section15.ca


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 provinces.  Source: 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.

July 6, 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 para-cycling scene.

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 (1909-1998) book Double Hook. She is noted for her works in some 1800 books!

Deaths 2009
:
January 10, 2009 - Died Linda Marie Gillingwater Rainsberry (    - 2009), entertainer, director and producer , businesswomen and philanthropist.
February 22, 2009 - Died  Laddie Dennis (1920 - 2009), 1st 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 Monarch butterfly.
March 22, 2009 - Died Lorna Lucille Bergey (1921-2009), local historian Cambridge, Ontario.
March 23, 2009 -
Died
Arlene Billinkoff (1942-2009), long time legislative reporter for Winnipeg Free Press.
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
Joy Langan
(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 Snuneymuxu
August 22, 2009 - Died Muriel Helen Duckworth (1908-2009) social Activist for peace & the advancement of women's rights.

September 25, 2009 -
Died
Eva Mariene Heddle (1933- 2009), at three she was Canada's Sweetheart.
October  7, 2009 - Died Jennie Huie (1928-2009), academic

October 22, 2009 - Died Helen Pauline Wattie (1911-2009), educator
December 9, 2009 -
Died Goldie Semple ( 1952-2009), stage actress Source: The Toronto Star December 2009.

 

2010

February 12, 2010 - Governor General Michaelle Jean (1957-   ) declares the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games officially open.

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 children. 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 Collective.

2010
- The Feminist History Society is founded in Canada.

September 4, 2010 - Susan Louise Moir Allison
(1845-1937) pioneer and author, British Columbia, in 2010 became 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. Source: "Supplemental information provided to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women" Online (accessed August 2010)

Deaths 2010:
2010 -
Died S. Patricia 'Pat' Filer (   -2010) author and long time Girl Guide worker
2010 -
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 -
Died Edith Josie (1921-2010),  journalist from northern Canada who was known world wide.
March 6, 2010 -
Died Ann Frances Oakes (   -2010), businesswoman
April 2010 - Died Mary Hart Gilliland (1940-2010), social activist
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 author.
September 10, 2010 - Died Beatrice Wickett-Nesbitt (1917-2012), psychologist who forged the way for others to follow in the profession.
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 Ann Southam (1937-2010) composer
November 17, 2010 -
Died Trish Monture-Angus (1958-2010), lawyer, Aboriginal rights enthusiast, Sociologist, author and teacher.

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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