Lucy Maud Montgomery called 'Maud' by family and friends and publicly known as L. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning with Anne of Green Gables, published in HER NAME IS LUCY MAUD!
Laura Secord (September 1775 - October was a Canadian heroine of the War of She is known for warning British forces of an impending American attack that led to the British victory at the Battle of Beaver Dams.
Maryse Carmichael is an accomplished pilot who became the first woman in Canadian history selected to fly with the famous Snowbirds Aerobatic Team. In November 2000 she was chosen to fly 3 position with the 431 Air Demonstration Squadron.
Nellie McClung "Never underestimate the power of woman" Nellie McClung was a Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. She was a part of the social and moral reform movements prevalent in Western Canada in the early
Rosemary Brown (1930 - 2003) was the first black woman elected to a Canadian Provincial Legislature was the first black woman to run for the Leadership of a Canadian Federal Political Party (1975). Rosemary Brown worked tirelessly for the causes she believed in: equality and rights for women, members of visible minorities and the disadvantaged.
Major Margaret C. MacDonald (1873 -1948) Margaret was appointed Matron-in-Chief of the Royal Canadian Medical Corps (Nursing Service) during WW1, becoming the first woman in the British Empire to reach the rank of major. Margaret served in the Boer War and in England and Europe. At any one point in time, she was responsible for over 2,500 Canadian nurses. Margaret was conferred the Royal Red Cross Medal by King George V, and was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal in 1920.