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Edmund Davie Fulton, lawyer, politician, judge (b at Kamloops, BC 10 Mar 1916). Son of an MP and grandson of a former BC premier, he distinguished himself as a Rhodes scholar, MP, Cabinet minister and judge.
Jean-Louis Gagnon, journalist, writer, political activist, civil servant (born 21 February 1913 in Québec City, Québec; died 26 May 2004 in Québec City).
Thomas William Fripp
Thomas William Fripp, painter (b at London, Eng 23 Mar 1864; d at Vancouver 30 May 1931).
Roy Daniells, professor, poet, critic (b at London, Eng 6 Apr 1902; d at Vancouver 13 Apr 1979). Educated at the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto, Daniells taught for most of his career at UBC, retiring in 1974.
The vote was close, nail-bitingly close. Last week, Polish voters narrowly elected a smooth-faced, smooth-talking former Communist to the presidency of Poland, ousting Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa and ending an era in Polish politics.
Princess Di Tells All
There were those who believed - and how naïve it seems in hindsight - that she would take the high road with her husband, be circumspect about the in-laws, and spare Britain's tattered monarchy a further ripping. How very, very wrong they were.
Robertson Davies: A Farewell
All mortals are replaceable, runs the modern mantra, betraying the ethic of programmed obsolescence that has come to dominate our culture. But there are exceptions, and one of them - Robertson Davies - died last week, leaving a gap in the Canadian conscience that can never be filled.
Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
Still, there is nothing ordinary about the lives and contributions of the 1995 Honor Roll members.
Shania Twain: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
Shania Twain feels at home in the bush. She grew up there, learning to hunt and trap and work a chain saw with her Ojibwa father.
Thomas Hoppe: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
The late August day began like most others in Sniper Alley during the summer of 1994 - with sporadic gunfire.
Isabel Hoffmann: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
That combination of childlike wonder and entrepreneurial spirit is typical of Hoffmann, the visionary president and chief executive officer of I. Hoffmann + Associates Inc.
Peter Gzowski: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
Still, at 61, Gzowski finds it increasingly difficult to shuck the celebrity baggage of the guy on the radio whose halting smoky tones are hailed as one of the invisible threads binding a fractious country into a sense of belonging.
Anne Tanenbaum: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
When asked why she gives her money away, 86-year-old Anne Tanenbaum avoids grand pronouncements. Instead, she shrugs her shoulders and tells a story, inflected with just a hint of her native New York City accent.
Clement Virgo: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
He is not being entirely facetious. Although he has never boxed, Virgo is a huge fan of the sport. Growing up in the Jamaican beach town of Montego Bay during the 1970s, he had posters of three superstars in his room: Muhammad Ali, Bruce Lee and Pelé. Ali was his favorite.
Jacques Villeneuve: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
In the early-morning light, the craggy peaks of the Serra de Sintra mountains glowed amber against the pale blue sky. Nearby, fishing boats from Cascais headed into the Atlantic. And in between, Jacques Villeneuve was making a terrible racket.
Sandra Oh: Maclean's 1995 Honor Roll
Sandra Oh lives just up the hill from Hollywood Boulevard. Her temporary home is a pleasantly faded apartment hotel.
Francis Fox, lawyer, politician (b at Montréal 2 Dec 1939). He was educated at Jean-de-Brébeuf College, Université de Montréal (LL.L), Harvard Law School (LL.M) and Oxford (MA). He was called to the Québec Bar in 1963 and worked as a lawyer from 1965 to 1968.
French in the West
The French came to the North-West from Montréal in search of furs and an overland route to the Mer de l'Ouest which would lead to a short route to China (see coureurs de bois).
Henry Holmes Croft
Henry Holmes Croft, educator, scientist (b at London, Eng 6 Mar 1820; d near San Diego, Tex 1 Mar 1883). For 37 years Croft was professor of chemistry (the first) at the University of Toronto and its antecedent, King's College.