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Choirs Ontario

Choirs Ontario (previously known as the Ontario Choral Federation). Organization established in 1971 to promote choral activities in Ontario, with an elected voluntary board, a paid executive secretary, and offices in Toronto.

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Robert Dickson

Robert Dickson, poet, translator (born 23 July 1944 in Toronto, Ontario; died 19 March 2007 in Sudbury, Ontario). This Franco-Ontarian poet contributed greatly to the artistic renaissance of French-speaking Ontario in the 1970s.

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Patrice Desbiens

Patrice Desbiens, poet (born in 1948 in Timmins, Ontario). One of the most important poets in French-speaking Ontario, Patrice Desbiens is also among the most highly regarded by francophones across Canada.

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George Agnew Reid

George Agnew Reid, painter (b at Wingham, Canada W 25 Jul 1860; d at Toronto 23 Aug 1947). Reid brought Parisian Academy precision to emotional genre paintings of his own Ontario country people. Trained at the Central Ontario

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Joan Louise Barfoot

Joan Louise Barfoot, journalist, novelist (b at Owen Sound, Ont, 17 May 1946). Growing up in Owen Sound, Barfoot moved to London, Ontario to attend the UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, where she completed her BA in English (1969).

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Anthony De Sa

Anthony De Sa, writer, teacher (b at Toronto, Ont). Anthony De Sa grew up in the Portugese community of Toronto, Ontario. He attended the University of Toronto and later completed post-graduate work at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

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W. Waugh Lauder

W. (William) Waugh Lauder. Pianist, lecturer, writer, b Oshawa, Canada West (Ontario), 24 Oct 1857, d Maywood, Illinois, 7 Aug 1931. His mother, Marie Elise Turner, was a gifted writer; his father, Abram W. Lauder, was a barrister and, after 1867, a member of the Ontario legislature.

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Graeme Ferguson

Ivan Graeme Ferguson, filmmaker, executive (born 7 October 1929 in Toronto, Ontario; died 8 May 2021 in Norway Point, Ontario). Ivan Graeme Ferguson has been the recipient of numerous awards and acclaim for his contributions to the film industry, both in Canada and internationally.

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David Blackwood

David Lloyd Blackwood, CM, O Ont, printmaker, painter (born 7 November 1941 in Wesleyville [now New-Wes-Valley], NL; died 2 July 2022 in Port Hope, ON). David Blackwood was considered one of Canada's most important etchers (see printmaking). Dubbed “Newfoundland’s gothic master” by the Globe and Mail, Blackwood’s work often depicts the treacherous seafaring life of his native Newfoundland. He taught at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario, and served as honorary chair of the Art Gallery of Ontario.

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CODCO

After the Ontario performance, CODCO returned to Newfoundland and, following a run in St John's, toured the province.

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Alan Bradley

Alan Bradley, writer, media technologist and teacher (born at Toronto, Ont, 1938). Alan Bradley was raised in Cobourg Ontario.

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Jon Vickers

Jonathan Stewart "Jon" Vickers, CC, tenor (born 29 October 1926 in Prince Albert, SK; died 10 July 2015 in Ontario).

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Kathleen Coleman

Kathleen Coleman, journalist, war correspondent (born Catherine Ferguson on 20 February 1856 in Castleblakeney, Ireland; died 16 May 1915 in Hamilton, Ontario).