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Huguette Labelle

Huguette Labelle, née Rochon, nursing teacher and administrator (b at Rockland, Ont 15 Apr 1939). She began her career as a general staff nurse at the Ottawa General Hospital. After changing to teaching, she became founding director of the Vanier School of Nursing in Ottawa.

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Humfrey Anger

(Joseph) Humfrey Anger. Teacher, composer, organist, conductor, b Berkshire, England, 3 Jun 1862, d Toronto 11 Jun 1913; B MUS (Oxford), FRCO, honorary D MUS (Trinity, Toronto) 1902.

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Inuit Experiences at Residential School

Residential schools were government-sponsored religious schools created to assimilate Indigenous children into Euro-Canadian culture. Schools in the North were run by missionaries for nearly a century before the federal government began to open new, so-called modern institutions in the 1950s. This was less than a decade after a Special Joint Committee (see Indigenous Suffrage) found that the system was ineffectual. The committee’s recommendations led to the eventual closure of residential schools across the country.

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Irène Brisson

Irène Brisson (b Jourinn). Teacher, musicologist, broadcaster, b Paris 20 Jan 1946, naturalized Canadian 1975; premier prix history (Paris Cons) 1969, premier prix musicology (Paris Cons) 1971.

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Isabelle Mills

Isabelle (Margaret) Mills. Educator, writer, conductor, b Fleming, Sask, near Brandon, Man, 3 Sep 1923; ARCT 1948, BA (Manitoba) 1964, MA (Columbia) 1965, ED D (Columbia) 1971. She studied in Brandon and summers (1947, 1949, and 1950) at the RCMT.

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J. Chalmers Doane

J. (John) Chalmers Doane. Educator, administrator, ukulele player, string bassist, b Truro, NS, 3 Nov 1938; B MUS ED (Boston) 1967, honorary DFA (St. Mary's) 2003. He graduated in 1961 from Nova Scotia Teachers' College and later studied string methods with George Bornoff at Boston U.

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J.M.S. Careless

James Maurice Stockford Careless, historian (b at Toronto 17 Feb 1919; d at Toronto 6 Apr 2009). A graduate of the UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (1940), James Careless had just begun graduate work at Harvard when he enlisted in the Canadian military effort during WWII.

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Jack Granatstein

The most prolific Canadian historian of his generation, Granatstein has written widely on Canadian history and current affairs. His journalism, polemics, and academic writings are all characterized by lucid prose and an iconoclastic tone.

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Jacques Grand'Maison

Jacques Grand'Maison, academic, writer and Catholic priest (born 18 December 1931 in Saint-Jérôme, Qc; died 5 November 2016 in Saint-Jérôme). He is one of the most prolific intellectual Québécois of his generation.

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Jacques Lavigne

Jacques Lavigne, philosopher (b 1919-d 1999). Educated at Montréal's Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and the U de Montréal, he was primarily a professor in the Faculty of Social Science (chair of philosophy and political theory), then in the Philosophy Department.

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Jacques Lecomte

(Joseph Gustave) Jacques Lecomte. Trumpeter, teacher, b Montreal 15 May 1924, d there 25 Jan 1987; premier prix trumpet (CMM) 1948. He took piano lessons 1931-5 before switching to clarinet and then to trumpet, which he began studying in 1937 with Joseph-Laurent Gariépy.

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Jacques Simard

Jacques Simard. Oboist, teacher, born Quebec City 23 Feb 1941, died Quebec City 17 May 2009; premier prix oboe (CMQ) 1958, premiers prix, oboe and chamber music (Paris Cons) 1962.

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James Beaven

James Beaven, philosopher (b at Westbury, Eng 9 July 1801; d at Niagara, Ont 8 Nov 1875). Educated as an Anglican clergyman, he arrived at King's College, Toronto, in 1843. He published the first philosophical work written in English Canada, Elements of Natural Theology (1850).

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James Bertram Collip

James Bertram Collip (born 20 November 1892 in Belleville, Ontario; died 19 June 1965 in London, Ontario) plunged into endocrinological research and was one of the first to isolate the parathyroid hormone.

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James De Mille

James De Mille, professor, novelist (b at Saint John 23 Aug 1833; d at Halifax 28 Jan 1880). He spent most of his life teaching history, rhetoric and literature at Dalhousie in Halifax.

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James George Eayrs

James George Eayrs, political scientist, educator (b at London, Eng 13 Oct 1926). Educated at U of T, Columbia and London School of Economics, Eayrs was Eric Dennis Memorial Professor of Political Science and Government at Dalhousie.

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James Laughlin Hughes

James Laughlin Hughes, educator, author (b near Bowmanville, Ont 20 Feb 1846; d at Toronto 3 Jan 1935), elder brother of Sir Sam HUGHES. Educated at Toronto Normal School, he became principal of its associated Model School at age 24.