Each person is entered into the
group that most expresses their profession or avocation. It may not
have been the group that they would have chosen for themselves but it
is where they are perhaps best known. There are
in the listing. The names appear alphabetically in each group. Two
groups, heroines and pioneers are not necessarily "jobs"
but they are apt descriptions of achievements of the women listed.
Please note that in the case of our lady politicians, particularly
our senators, they are listed as politicians and this in no way should
overshadow their achievements in their chosen fields of endeavors
which brought them to be eligible for appointment to the Canadian
This site was last updated April 2013
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