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Louise Lecavalier

In 1977 Lecavalier started dancing professionally with such companies as LE GROUPE NOUVELLE AIRE and Pointépiénu and for independent choreographers in Montréal and New York. As a choreographer, she presented her first work, the solo No, No, No, I Am Not Mary Poppins, in 1982.

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Harry Rasky

Harry Rasky went on to co-create CBC-TV's documentary/news department and later moved to New York City. From 1957 throughout the 1960s he produced freelance documentaries and current affairs programs for every major US network; then in 1967 he formed Harry Rasky Productions.

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Kenneth Edison Danby

He began as an abstract painter, though a visit to an exhibition of Andrew Wyeth's work at Buffalo, New York, in 1962 confirmed his disenchantment with abstraction. He turned to painting carefully posed, snapshot-like views, often of rural Ontario seen in a strong light.

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Tara Spencer-Nairn

Her career began with a series of one-off guest appearances on Canadian dramas and American syndicated series such as Poltergeist: The Legacy, Breaker High and Cold Squad. Soon she was cast as Lou Benzoa in the Cape Breton feature New Waterford Girl (1999).

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Stephen McHattie

Stephen McHattie Smith, actor (born at Antigonish, NS 3 Feb 1947). Stephen McHattie grew up in Guysborough County, NS, and at age 16 began acting in local amateur plays. At 19 he moved to New York to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

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Léopold L. Foulem

​Léopold L. Foulem, ceramist, writer, teacher (born 4 April 1945 in Bathurst, New Brunswick). Léopold Foulem is one of the leading conceptual ceramists in the world. He has been active for over 50 years and his work has been featured in over 40 solo exhibitions.

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Hiram Alfred (H.A.) Cody

Hiram Alfred (H.A.) Cody, clergyman, novelist (born at Codys, NB 3 Jul 1872; died at Saint John, NB 9 Feb 1948). Born in Codys, New Brunswick, a town named after his family, H.A. Cody moved to Windsor, Nova Scotia to study at KING'S COLLEGE.

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Antoine Bouchard

Antoine Rodrigue Albert Bouchard, organist, teacher, composer (born 22 March 1932 in St-Philippe-de-Néri, QC; died 21 October 2015 in Sainte-Claire, QC). Antoine Bouchard was an authority on organs and organ music. He performed as an organist in the United States, France, and particularly in eastern and central Canada. He taught organ at Université Laval from 1961 to 1997 and served as director of the School of Music there from 1977 to 1980. He was a founding member of the Amis de l'orgue de Québec and became a board member of the Canadian Music Council in 1978.

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George Dunning

George Dunning, animator (b at Toronto 17 Nov 1920; d at London, UK 15 Feb 1979). George Dunning studied at the Ontario Art College and in 1943 went to work for the NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA (NFB). During his short time with the NFB - he left in 1947 - he displayed a strong, individual talent.

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Rina Lasnier

Rina Lasnier, poet (born 6 August 1910 in St-Grégoire d'Iberville, Québec; died 9 May 1997 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Québec). She studied at the Collège Marguerite Bourgeoys, Montréal, and at the Université de Montréal.

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Gabor Szilasi

Long recognized as an exceptional documentary photographer for his distinctive views of Québec culture, his initial success followed the completion of 2 important series, Charlevoix (1970) and La Beauce (1973).

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Alvin Reimer

Alvin (Harry) Reimer. Bass, teacher, b Winkler, Man, 5 Jun 1940; Bachelor of Religious Education and Diploma, Sacred Music (Mennonite Brethren Bible College) 1965, BA (Waterloo Lutheran) 1968, Künstlerische Reifeprüfung (Academy of Music, Detmold) 1978.

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Alan Lessem

Alan (Philip) Lessem. Musicologist, teacher, administrator, b Salisbury, Rhodesia (Harare, Zimbabwe), 29 Nov 1940, naturalized Canadian 1981, d Toronto 5 Oct 1991; BA (Cape Town) 1963, B MUS (Cape Town) 1963, M LITT (Cambridge) 1967, PH D (Illinois) 1973.

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Marie-Josée Croze

​Marie-Josée Croze, actor (born 23 February 1970, in Montréal, QC). Jutra and Genie Award-winning actress Marie-Josée Croze struggled for many years in the Québec film industry before delivering breakthrough performances in Denis Villeneuve’s Maelström (2000) and Denys Arcand’s Les Invasions barbares (2003).

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Malajube

Active since 2002, Malajube is an indie rock band from Quebec consisting of Julien Mineau (vocals, guitar), Francis Mineau (vocals, drums, percussion, guitar), Thomas Augustin (vocals, keyboard) and Mathieu Cournoyer (bass). With four studio albums in their discography, this Montreal group (several members of which are originally from Sorel-Tracy) has won several Félix Awards and a Juno Award for Francophone Album of the Year (2012).

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Léo-Pol Morin

Léo-Pol Morin. Pianist, music critic, teacher, composer (under the name James Callihou), b Cap St-Ignace, near Quebec City, 13 Jul 1892, d in an accident near Lac Marois, north of Montreal, 29 May 1941.