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Arthur Hiller

Arthur Garfin Hiller, director, producer, actor (born 22 November 1923 in Edmonton, AB; died 17 August 2016 in Los Angeles, California).

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Otto Julius Klotz

Otto Julius Klotz, astronomer (b at Preston, Canada W 31 Mar 1852; d at Ottawa 28 Dec 1923). With W.F. KING and E.G. DEVILLE, Klotz was responsible for the formation of the astronomical branch of the Department of the Interior, and for the building of the Cliff Street Observatory in 1890.

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Peter Jones

Peter Jones, or Kahkewaquonaby (Sacred Feathers), Methodist minister, chief, translator (b at Burlington Heights [Hamilton], UC 1 Jan 1802; d at Brantford, Canada W 29 June 1856). Son of a white surveyor and a Mississauga

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Patricia Joudry

During the 1950s, Joudry turned to more serious dramatic writing for radio, television and stage. Her best-known play, Teach Me How to Cry, was first produced on CBC radio and television in 1953.

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Suzanne Desrochers

Suzanne Desrochers, scholar, travel writer, novelist (born at Lafontaine, Ont 1976). Suzanne Desrochers is based in Toronto, but has lived in Paris, Tokyo, and travelled throughout Asia, publishing travel articles in Toronto's Now magazine.

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Octave-Henri Julien

Octave-Henri Julien, painter, illustrator (b at Québec C 14 May 1852; d at Montréal 17 Sept 1908). He began his career as engraver and lithographer with Desbarats's printing firm (about 1868), where he also learned drawing and painting.

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Dalton Camp

Camp continued to have a philosophical and policy influence, pushing the Tories to remain moderate. In 1986 he returned to public life and controversy as a consultant to the Mulroney government.

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Morley Callaghan

Morley Edward Callaghan, novelist, short-story writer, broadcaster (b at Toronto 22 Feb 1903; d there 25 Aug 1990). Educated at University of Toronto and Osgoode Hall Law School, Callaghan published his first stories in Paris in This Quarter (1926) and transition (1927).

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Ghitta Caiserman-Roth

Ghitta Caiserman-Roth, painter (b at Montréal 2 Mar 1923; d there 25 Nov 2005). Caiserman-Roth is an outstanding example of the creativity of women artists that has characterized a century of artistic activity in Montréal.

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June Callwood

June Callwood wrote for several newspapers starting with the Brantford Expositor and then the GLOBE AND MAIL, magazines including MACLEAN'S and CHATELAINE, and wrote 30 books.

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Wilson Duff

Wilson Duff, anthropologist, museologist (b at Vancouver 1925; d there 8 Aug 1976). Wilson Duff's entire professional career centered on the study of the Northwest Coast First Nations.

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William George Beers

In 1867 he campaigned to have lacrosse accepted as Canada's national game. Though unsuccessful, his efforts helped raise the number of clubs from 6 to 80 that year, as did a national convention he organized in Kingston, Ontario.

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Pierre-Étienne Fortin

Pierre-Étienne Fortin, politician, surgeon, conservationist (b at Verchères, LC 14 Dec 1823; d at La Prairie, Qué 15 June 1888). After graduating from the Petit Séminaire de Montréal (1841) and McGill College (1845), he practised medicine at GROSSE ÎLE (1847-48).

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Oscar Cahén

Oscar Cahén, visual artist (born 8 February 1916 in Copenhagen, Denmark; died 26 November 1956 in Oakville, ON).

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Allan Dwan

Allan Dwan, born Joseph Aloysius Dwan, director, producer, writer (b at Toronto 3 Apr 1885; d at Los Angeles 21 Dec 1981). Allan Dwan left Toronto with his family at 11 years old to settle in Illinois.

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Guy Beaulne

Guy Beaulne, director (b at Ottawa 23 Dec 1921; d at Montreal 1 Oct 2001). His father, Léonard, was director of an Ottawa theatre company, Le Groupe Beaulne, as well as director of arts at the University of Ottawa.