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Irving Layton

Irving Peter Layton (né Israel Lazarovitch), OC, poet, short-story writer, essayist, professor (born 12 March 1912 in Tirgu Neamţ, Romania; died 4 January 2006 in Montréal, QC).

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Fernand Leduc

Fernand Leduc, painter (born 4 July 1916 in Viauville, QC; died 28 January 2014 in Montréal, QC). A seminarist with the Frères maristes, Fernand Leduc entered the École des beaux-arts de Montréal in 1938. After graduation in 1943, he left the church and shortly after became a member of the Contemporary Arts Society.

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Betty Lambert

Betty Lambert, née Elizabeth Minnie Lee, playwright (b at Calgary 23 Aug 1933; d at Burnaby, BC 4 Nov 1983). Author of some 70 adults' and children's plays for radio, TV and stage, Lambert also taught at Simon Fraser from 1965 until her death.

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A.M. Klein

Abraham Moses Klein, poet, writer (b at Ratno, Ukraine 14 Feb 1909; d at Montréal 20 Aug 1972).

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Ted Kotcheff

Many of Kotcheff's movies have been comedic and have met with much success at the box office including Fun with Dick and Jane (1977), Who is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (1978), Switching Channels (1988), and both Weekend at Bernie's movies (1989 and 1993).

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Pauline Julien

Pauline Julien, CQ, singer, actress, songwriter (born 23 May 1928 in Trois-Rivières, QC; died 1 October 1998 in Montréal, QC).

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Léon Bellefleur

Léon Bellefleur, painter, engraver (b at Montréal 8 Feb 1910; d there 22 Feb 2007). After receiving a teaching diploma in 1929, Léon Bellefleur took evening classes at the École des beaux-arts de Montréal until 1938 and in 1940 met Alfred PELLAN.

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Anita Rau Badami

Anita Rau Badami, writer (born 1961 at Rourkela, Odisha, India). Badami grew up in India and earned a BA in English from the University of Madras.

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Edward Johnson

Edward Patrick Johnson (a.k.a. Edoardo Di Giovanni), tenor, opera administrator, patron (born 22 August 1878 in Guelph, ON; died 20 April 1959 in Guelph, ON).

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Franz Johnston

Francis Hans Johnston (called Frank, and later Franz), painter (born 19 June 1888 in Toronto, ON; died 9 July 1949 in Toronto).

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Minna Keene

Minna Keene, née Bergman, photographer (b at Arolsen, Germany 5 Apr 1861; d at Oakville, Ont Nov 1943). A self-taught photographer, she was a member of the London Salon, a society devoted to the promotion of pictorial photography.

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Caroline Adderson

Caroline Adderson, writer and educator (born at Edmonton, AB 9 Sept. 1963). While Caroline Adderson studied education at the UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA her creative writing professor suggested she dedicate a year to writing after graduation.

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Harry Upperton Knight

Harry Upperton Knight, photographer (b at Tillington, Eng 6 July 1873; d at Victoria 28 Dec 1973). After operating a PHOTOGRAPHY studio in Cranleigh, Eng, Knight immigrated to Canada in 1910. He sold real estate in Vancouver, and in 1917 he established a studio in Victoria.

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Sarah Polley

Sarah Polley, OC, actor, director, writer, producer (born 8 January 1979 in Toronto, ON). One of Canada's most talented and well-known actors, Sarah Polley is also an acclaimed director and a committed political activist.

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Morris Koffman

Moe Koffman subsequently became a major figure in Toronto's jazz, studio and theatrical worlds as a player and a contractor.

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Carl Frederick Klinck

Carl Frederick Klinck, literary historian, educator (b at Elmira, Ont 24 Mar 1908; d at London, Ont 22 Oct 1990). Klinck helped make CANADIAN STUDIES a central part of the curriculum: his Canadian Anthology (edited with R.E.

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Learned Societies

Learned Societies, a term applied in Canada to the large group of scholarly organizations that hold conferences annually from late May to mid-June at a different university location each year.