You will have to experiment and try things out for yourself and you will not be sure of what you are doing. - Emily Carr, Canadian artist (Group of Seven)
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.
The only athlete in the history of the modern day Olympics ever to win multiple medals in both the Summer and Winter Olympic Games. And she's Canadian! And she handles chronic depression!
Avril Phaedra "Kim Campbell _ Prime Minister of Canada, and woman to hold this position.
Marilyn Bell (b. October 1937 in Toronto ON) was the first person to swim across Lake Ontario (on Sep 1954 at 16 years of age) and later swam the English Channel and Strait of Juan de Fuca.
Anna Mae Aquash- a native rights act ivist from Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia. She became one of the most prominent woman in the American Indian Movement "I'm Indian all the way, and always will be.
Jennie Kidd Trout, the first woman licensed to practice medicine in Canada in Looks like a total bad ass to me.
First head nurse of Canadian Contingent to Boer War Georgina Pope wears possibly her nurse uniform from Bellevue Hospital, New York, on
"Develop honour, justice and everything that is big." Louise McKinney - Alberta's Famous Five
Yvonne Brill - Find A Grave Memorial
Cairine Reay Wilson Cairine Reay Wilson The first woman appointed to the Senate of Canada largely due to the hard work of the Famous Five.
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.
Grace Lockhart, the first woman to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1875 from Mount Allison University in New Brunswick