100 Notable alumni of
Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University is 623rd in the world, 245th in North America, and 19th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Dalhousie University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 1 individual affiliated with Dalhousie University won Nobel Prizes in Physics.

  1. Lucy Maud Montgomery

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    Lucy Maud Montgomery
    Born in
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    Years
    1874-1942 (aged 68)
    Enrolled in Dalhousie University
    Studied in 1895-1896
    Occupations
    writernovelistchildren's writerpoetdiarist
    Biography

    Lucy Maud Montgomery, published as L. M. Montgomery, was a Canadian author best known for a series of novels beginning in 1908 with Anne of Green Gables. The book was an immediate success. The title character, orphan Anne Shirley, made Montgomery famous in her lifetime and gave her an international following.

  2. Brian Mulroney

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    Brian Mulroney
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Martin Brian Mulroney is a Canadian retired politician who served as the 18th prime minister of Canada from September 17, 1984, to June 25, 1993.

  3. Joe Clark

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    Joe Clark
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomatjournalistlawyer
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    Charles Joseph Clark is a Canadian statesman, businessman, writer, and politician who served as the 16th prime minister of Canada from June 4, 1979, to March 3, 1980.

  4. Frank Bainimarama

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    Frank Bainimarama
    Born in
    Fiji Flag Fiji
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, commonly known as Frank Bainimarama, is the 8th and current prime minister of Fiji since 2007. A member of the Fiji First Party, he began his career as a naval officer and commander of the Fijian Military Forces.

  5. Arthur B. McDonald

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    Arthur B. McDonald
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Physics in 2015
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacherastrophysicist
    Biography

    Arthur Bruce McDonald, P.Eng is a Canadian astrophysicist. McDonald is the director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Collaboration and held the Gordon and Patricia Gray Chair in Particle Astrophysics at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario from 2006 to 2013. He was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Japanese physicist Takaaki Kajita.

  6. R. B. Bennett

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    R. B. Bennett
    Born in
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    Years
    1870-1947 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerdiplomat
    Biography

    Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett PC, KC, was a Canadian lawyer, businessman and politician who served as the 11th prime minister of Canada from 1930 to 1935. He led the Conservative Party from 1927 to 1938.

  7. Erik Demaine

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    Erik Demaine
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    mathematiciancomputer scientistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Erik D. Demaine is a professor of Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a former child prodigy.

  8. Kellie Leitch

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    Kellie Leitch
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politicianphysiciansurgeon
    Biography

    Khristinn Kellie Leitch PC OOnt FRCSC is a Canadian former politician and surgeon who served as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Simcoe—Grey from 2011 to 2019 as a member of the Conservative Party. She was first elected in the 2011 federal election, succeeding Member of Parliament Helena Guergis who was dismissed from the Conservative Party caucus. Following her election, Leitch was appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development. On July 15, 2013, Prime Minister Stephen Harper named Leitch Minister of Labour and Minister for the Status of Women. She served in Cabinet until the defeat of the Conservative government in the 2015 federal election. Leitch ran in the 2017 contest for the leadership of the Conservative Party. On January 23, 2018, Leitch announced that she would not be seeking re-election for the 43rd Canadian federal election and would return to being a full-time surgeon.

  9. Kishore Mahbubani

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    Kishore Mahbubani
    Born in
    Singapore Flag Singapore
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    writerdiplomatuniversity teacheracademic
    Biography

    Kishore Mahbubani is a Singaporean civil servant, a career diplomat and an academic. During his stint at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1971 to 2004, he served as Singapore's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and held the position of President of the United Nations Security Council between January 2001 and May 2002. Between 2004 and 2017, he served as Dean of the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at National University of Singapore.

  10. Kathryn D. Sullivan

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    Kathryn D. Sullivan
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in Dalhousie University
    In 1978 graduated with doctorate in geology
    Occupations
    astronautgeologist
    Biography

    Kathryn Dwyer Sullivan is an American geologist and a former NASA astronaut. A crew member on three Space Shuttle missions, she was the first American woman to walk in space on October 11, 1984. On June 7, 2020, she became the first woman to dive to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, the deepest part of the Earth's oceans. She was Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 6, 2014. Sullivan's tenure ended on January 20, 2017, with the swearing in of President Donald Trump. Following completion of her service at NOAA, she was designated as the 2017 Charles A. Lindbergh Chair of Aerospace History at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum, and has also served as a Senior Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies.

  11. Ian Hanomansing

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    Ian Hanomansing
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    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Ian Harvey Hanomansing is a Canadian television journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He formerly hosted CBC News Network Vancouver on CBC News Network, and reports for CBC Television's nightly newscast, The National.

  12. Vassy Kapelos

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    Vassy Kapelos
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Vassiliki Kapelos is a Canadian political journalist, currently the host of Power & Politics on CBC News Network. She formerly worked as the Ottawa bureau chief for Global News and the host of that network's Sunday morning political affairs show, The West Block.

  13. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabiah

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    Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabiah
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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    surgeonphysician
    Biography

    Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabeeah is a Saudi pediatric surgeon who has a made significant contributions to medical practice both in his native Saudi Arabia and abroad. After becoming a licensed practitioner in the early 1980s, he went on to specialize in the field of pediatrics, where he is internationally recognized for his work in separating conjoined twins. He is the protagonist of a European novel written by the Romanian writer Dominica El-Yazal, expressing her gratitude for his work, and she donated the first copy of it to King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for taking care of the costs of the operation. In addition to his work as a surgeon, Al Rabeeah has filled a number of supervisory and advisory roles in Saudi Arabia, including Minister of Health, Advisor to the Royal Court, and Supervisor General of the international aid agency KSrelief.

  14. Shaun Majumder

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    Shaun Majumder
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film actorscreenwritertelevision actor
    Biography

    Shaun Vincent Majumder is a Canadian actor and comedian. He is best known for his role on This Hour Has 22 Minutes, where he worked from 2003 until 2018. He won a Gemini Award for his work on the series in 2006.

  15. Scott Brison

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    Scott Brison
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Scott A. Brison is a Canadian former politician from Nova Scotia. Brison served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Kings-Hants from the 1997 federal election until July 2000, then from November 2000 to February 2019. Brison was originally elected as a Progressive Conservative but crossed the floor to join the Liberal Party in 2003. He served as the Minister of Public Works and Government Services from 2004 until 2006 in the Paul Martin government. He was President of the Treasury Board of Canada in Justin Trudeau's ministry until January 2019. Brison was the first openly gay MP to sit as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.

  16. Geoff Regan

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    Geoff Regan
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Geoffrey Paul Regan is a Canadian politician who served as the 36th Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada from 2015 to 2019. A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Halifax West since 2000, previously holding the seat from 1993 to 1997. Under Paul Martin, he was Minister of Fisheries and Oceans from 2003 to 2006.

  17. Andrew Wilkinson

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    Andrew Wilkinson
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Andrew Wilkinson is an Australian-born Canadian politician. He is the former leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party, and served as the leader of BC's Official Opposition. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2013 provincial election and re-elected in 2017 and 2020. He represents the electoral district of Vancouver-Quilchena.

  18. John Hamm

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    John Hamm
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    John Frederick Hamm, is a Canadian physician and politician, who served as the 25th Premier of Nova Scotia from 1999 to 2006.

  19. Hugh MacLennan

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    Hugh MacLennan
    Born in
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    Years
    1907-1990 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    journalistwriterliterary criticessayist
    Biography

    John Hugh MacLennan was a Canadian author and professor of English at McGill University. He won five Governor General's Awards and a Royal Bank Award.

  20. Robert Stanfield

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    Robert Stanfield
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1914-2003 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Robert Lorne Stanfield was a Canadian politician who served as 17th Premier of Nova Scotia (1956–67) and fought three General Elections as Leader of the Opposition and Leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (1967–76).

  21. Anne McLellan

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    Anne McLellan
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    A. Anne McLellan is a Canadian academic and politician. She was a cabinet minister in the Liberal governments of Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin, serving most recently as the ninth deputy prime minister of Canada from 2003 to 2006.

  22. Jeremy Dutcher

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    Jeremy Dutcher
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    musicologistopera singer
    Biography

    Jeremy Dutcher is a classically-trained Canadian Indigenous tenor, composer, musicologist, performer and activist, who lives in Toronto, Ontario. He became widely known for his first album Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa, which won the 2018 Polaris Music Prize and the Juno Award for Indigenous Music Album of the Year at the 2019 Juno Awards.

  23. George Elliott Clarke

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    George Elliott Clarke
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    poetnovelistlibrettistwriterliterary critic
    Biography

    George Elliott Clarke, is a Canadian poet, playwright and literary critic who served as the Poet Laureate of Toronto from 2012 to 2015 and as the 2016–2017 Canadian Parliamentary Poet Laureate. His work is known largely for its use of a vast range of literary and artistic traditions (both "high" and "low"), its lush physicality and its bold political substance. One of Canada's most illustrious poets, Clarke is also known for chronicling the experience and history of the Black Canadian communities of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, creating a cultural geography that he has coined "Africadia".

  24. Amber MacArthur

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    Amber MacArthur
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    television presenterblogger
    Biography

    Amber Dawn MacArthur is a Canadian television and netcasting personality, bestselling author of two books, and keynote speaker. MacArthur (aka Amber Mac) is the former co-host of BNN's App Central and Bloomberg Brink, G4TechTV's Call for Help, and TWiT's The Social Hour (successor to net@night/Inside the Net). She was the most followed Canadian television personality on Twitter in 2008. In 2018, she was named DMZ's 30 inspirational women making a difference in tech.

  25. David Eby

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    David Eby
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    David Robert Patrick Eby, Q.C., M.L.A. is a lawyer and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, serving as attorney general and minister responsible for housing. He was elected the British Columbia New Democratic Party MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey in the 2013 provincial election defeating Premier Christy Clark by 1,063 votes.

  26. Chris Murphy

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    Chris Murphy
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger
    Biography

    Chris Murphy is a member of the Canadian rock band Sloan.

  27. Danielle Fong

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    Danielle Fong
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurbloggerphysicist
    Biography

    Danielle Fong is a Canadian scientist and entrepreneur. She was the co-founder and chief scientist of LightSail Energy, which is defunct as of 2018.

  28. Alexa McDonough

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    Alexa McDonough
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alexa Ann McDonough is a Canadian politician who became the first woman to lead a major, recognized political party in Canada, when she was elected the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party's (NSNDP) leader in 1980. She served as a member of the Nova Scotia Legislature from 1981 to 1994, representing the Halifax Chebucto and Halifax Fairview electoral districts. She stepped down as the NSNDP's leader and as a member of the legislature in 1994. She subsequently ran for, and was elected, leader of the federal New Democratic Party (NDP) in 1995. McDonough was elected the Member of Parliament (MP) for the federal electoral district of Halifax in 1997. She stepped down as party leader in 2003, but continued to serve as an MP for two more terms, until 2008, when she retired from politics altogether. In 2009, she became the interim president of Mount Saint Vincent University and was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in December of that year.

  29. Peter Milliken

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    Peter Milliken
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Peter Andrew Stewart Milliken is a Canadian lawyer and politician. He was a member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 until his retirement in 2011 and served as Speaker of the House for 10 years beginning in 2001. Milliken represented the Ontario riding of Kingston and the Islands as a member of the Liberal Party. On October 12, 2009, he became the longest serving Speaker of the House of Commons in Canadian history. His Speakership was notable for the number of tie-breaking votes he was required to make as well as for making several historic rulings. Milliken also has the unique distinction of being the first Speaker to preside over four Parliaments. His legacy includes his landmark rulings on Parliament's right to information, which are key elements of parliamentary precedent both in Canada and throughout the Commonwealth.

  30. George Furey

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    George Furey
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    George J. Furey is a Canadian Senator representing Newfoundland and Labrador and currently serves as the 45th Speaker of the Senate of Canada.

  31. Cuthbert Sebastian

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    Cuthbert Sebastian
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1921-2017 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    politicianphysician
    Biography

    Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian was the Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis from 1996 to 2013. He was appointed Governor-General in 1995 and was sworn in on 1 January 1996. While in office, he was the world's oldest serving de facto head of state. His retirement was announced on 25 December 2012 and became effective on 1 January 2013.

  32. Stephen J. Blackwood

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    Stephen J. Blackwood
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Biography

    Stephen James Blackwood is a scholar, cultural commentator, and social entrepreneur.

  33. Darrell Dexter

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    Darrell Dexter
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Darrell Elvin Dexter is a Canadian lawyer, journalist and former naval officer who served as the 27th Premier of Nova Scotia from 2009 to 2013. A member of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party, he served as party leader from 2001 to 2013. He became Premier in 2009 after his party defeated the governing Progressive Conservative Party, leading the first NDP government in Atlantic Canada and the second east of Manitoba. His government was defeated in the 2013 election, becoming the first Nova Scotia government in 131 years to be denied a second mandate; Dexter himself was defeated in his constituency by 21 votes. Dexter now serves as a lobbyist for the cannabis industry.

  34. Ante Jazić

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    Ante Jazić
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Ante Jazić is a Canadian retired soccer player.

  35. James Creighton

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    James Creighton
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1850-1930 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    ice hockey playerlawyerjournalistrailway engineer
    Biography

    James George Aylwin Creighton was a Canadian lawyer, engineer, journalist and athlete. He is credited with organizing the first recorded indoor ice hockey match at Montreal, Quebec, Canada in 1875. He helped popularize the sport in Montreal and later in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada after he moved to Ottawa in 1882 where he served for 48 years as the law clerk to the Senate of Canada.

  36. Dominic Cardy

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    Dominic Cardy
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dominic William Cardy is a Canadian politician. He is Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development in the New Brunswick government of Blaine Higgs and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick representing the electoral district of Fredericton West-Hanwell for the Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick since the 2018 New Brunswick general election.

  37. Jamie Baillie

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    Jamie Baillie
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jamie Baillie is a Canadian former politician. He served as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Nova Scotia from 2010 to 2018, and was the Leader of the Opposition from 2013 until January 2018, when he resigned and returned to the private sector. At the same time, he resigned as MLA for Cumberland South, the riding he had represented in the House of Assembly since 2010.

  38. Craig Scott

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    Craig Scott
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    lawyerpoliticianhuman rights activist
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    Craig M. Scott is a Canadian politician and academic. Formerly a law professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and a director of the Jack and Mae Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security, he was elected as the New Democratic Party candidate in a federal by-election in Toronto—Danforth on March 19, 2012, following the death of Jack Layton in August 2011.

  39. Andy Fillmore

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    Andy Fillmore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politicianurban planner
    Biography

    Peter Alexander Fillmore is a Canadian Liberal politician who has represented the riding of Halifax in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015.

  40. Mark de Jonge

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    Mark de Jonge
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    kayakerengineercanoeist
    Biography

    Mark de Jonge is a Canadian male sprint canoeist, primarily specializing the 200 m kayak event. De Jonge won a bronze medal in the K-1 200 m at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He is the two time reigning world champion in same event having also won a silver medal at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in 2013. He is also the current Pan American champion in the 200 having won gold in Toronto at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, where he also won an additional bronze, and a silver and bronze at previous editions of the Pan Am Games. He was named the Air Canada Athlete of the Year in 2015 for Canada.

  41. Alexander Keith

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    Alexander Keith
    Born in
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    Years
    1795-1873 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Alexander Keith was the founder of Alexander Keith's Brewery, a businessman, politician and Freemason.

  42. Charles Peter McColough

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    Charles Peter McColough
    Born in
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    Years
    1922-2006 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Charles Peter Philip Paul McColough was the chief executive officer and chair of the Xerox Corporation who, during his tenure at Xerox, founded the PARC (company). He retired in the late 1980s, after serving over fourteen years as CEO. Aside from his tenure at Xerox, McColough was treasurer of the Democratic National Committee between 1972 and 1974, was chairman of United Way of America, and served on the Board of Trustees at the Council on Foreign Relations, New York Stock Exchange, Bank of New York, Wachovia, Citigroup, Knight Ridder, and Union Carbide Corporation.

  43. John H. Noseworthy

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    John H. Noseworthy
    Born in
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    physiciandirectorneurologist
    Biography

    John Harnett Noseworthy, M.D. is a neurologist who served as the president and chief executive officer of Mayo Clinic from 2009 to 2018. A board-certified neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis, Noseworthy is the former editor-in-chief of Neurology, the official journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Noseworthy has advised the administration of President Donald Trump on health care issues. He has advocated for research funding and telemedicine as a means to reduce the costs of treating patients, among other things. Under Noseworthy's leadership, Mayo Clinic and governments in Minnesota launched the Destination Medical Center (DMC) initiative to advance Minnesota as a global destination for health care and wellness. Prior to his appointment as CEO of Mayo Clinic, Noseworthy held several leadership roles within the organization.

  44. Gerry Byrne

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    Gerry Byrne
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gerry Byrne, PC MHA is a Canadian politician who was a Liberal Member of Parliament from 1996 to 2015 representing Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte, Newfoundland and Labrador, and a cabinet minister in the government of Jean Chrétien. Since the 2015 provincial election, he has served as MHA for Corner Brook. Byrne served in provincial cabinet during the Ball government and is currently Minister of Immigration, Skills and Labour in the Furey government.

  45. Andrew Younger

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    Andrew Younger
    Born in
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    politician
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    Andrew Younger is a Canadian politician and journalist, first elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2009. He represented the district of Dartmouth East first as a member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party and subsequently as an Independent. In 2015, Younger was removed from cabinet and the Liberal caucus after invoking parliamentary privilege in a personal legal preceding.

  46. Sean Casey

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    Sean Casey
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sean J. Casey is a Canadian politician from Prince Edward Island, Canada. Casey was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 federal election as the Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Charlottetown. Casey previously served as the president of the Prince Edward Island Liberal Party.

  47. Fred Hiltz

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    Fred Hiltz
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    priest
    Biography

    Frederick James "Fred" Hiltz is a Canadian retired Anglican bishop. From 2007 to 2019, he served as Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.

  48. David Andrews

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    David Andrews
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
    Biography

    David Andrews is a Canadian ice hockey executive and former player. He is chairman of the Board of Governors and former president of the American Hockey League (AHL), the primary developmental circuit for the National Hockey League. He has been inducted into the British Columbia Hockey Hall of Fame (2005), the Nova Scotia Sport Hall of Fame (2006), and the American Hockey League Hall of Fame (2021). In 2010, Andrews was a recipient of the Lester Patrick Award for contributions to hockey in the United States.

  49. Thomas Mason

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    Thomas Mason
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Thomas "Thom" Mason is a Canadian-American condensed-matter physicist who currently serves as the director of Los Alamos National Laboratory. Prior to this appointment, he had been an executive at Battelle Memorial Institute from 2017–2018, and the director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory from 2007–2017. Mason came to Oak Ridge in 1998 at the start of construction of the Spallation Neutron Source which he led from 2001 until project completion in 2006.

  50. Peter O'Hearn

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    Peter O'Hearn
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineer
    Biography

    Peter William O'Hearn is a research scientist at Facebook and a Professor of Computer science at University College London (UCL). He has made significant contributions to formal methods for program correctness. In recent years these advances have been employed in developing industrial software tools that conduct automated analysis of large industrial codebases.

  51. Robert Chisholm

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    Robert Chisholm
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politiciantrade unionist
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    Robert Lawrence Chisholm is a former trade unionist and politician from Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented the Halifax Atlantic riding in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1991 to 2003. He succeeded Alexa McDonough as leader of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party (NDP) in 1996. He served as the leader of the Official Opposition in the Nova Scotia Legislature from 1998 to 1999. He subsequently founded a consulting firm, was co-chair of the 2010–11 United Way of Halifax Region campaign, and sat on the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University. On May 2, 2011, Chisholm was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Dartmouth—Cole Harbour riding in Nova Scotia. As a member of the Official Opposition, he served as the Critic for Fisheries and Oceans and Deputy Critic for Employment Insurance until his defeat in the 2015 election.

  52. Frederick William Bissett

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    Frederick William Bissett
    Years
    1902-1978 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Frederick William Bissett was a lawyer and later a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Canada. He is mostly known as Viola Desmond's lawyer.

  53. Sujata Patel

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    Sujata Patel
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    sociologist
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    Sujata Patel is an Indian sociologist, currently holding the position of National Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study.

  54. William Stevens Fielding

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    William Stevens Fielding
    Born in
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    Years
    1848-1929 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politicianpublisherjournalist
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    William Stevens Fielding, was a Canadian Liberal politician, the seventh Premier of Nova Scotia (1884–96), and the federal Minister of Finance 1896–1911 and 1921–25.

  55. Sidney Earle Smith

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    Sidney Earle Smith
    Born in
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    Years
    1897-1959 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Sidney Earle Smith, was a noted academic and Canada's Secretary of State for External Affairs in the government of Prime Minister John Diefenbaker.

  56. Kate Maki

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    Kate Maki
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Kate Maki is a Canadian singer-songwriter.

  57. Fred Fountain

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    Fred Fountain
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    Frederick Sheldon Fountain is a Canadian lawyer, businessman and philanthropist. He was the chancellor of Dalhousie University from 2008 to 2015.

  58. Ron Stewart

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    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Ronald Daniel Stewart is a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Cape Breton North in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1993 to 1997. He was a member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

  59. Ransom A. Myers

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    Years
    1952-2007 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    marine biologist
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    Ransom Aldrich "Ram" Myers, Jr. was a world-renowned American-Canadian marine biologist and conservationist.

  60. Sean J. Morrison

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    scientist
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    Sean J. Morrison is a Canadian-American stem cell biologist and cancer researcher. Morrison is the director of Children's Medical Center Research Institute at UT Southwestern, a nonprofit research institute established in 2011 as a joint venture between Children’s Health System of Texas and UT Southwestern Medical Center. The CRI was established in 2011 by Morrison with the mission to perform transformative biomedical research at the interface of stem cell biology, cancer, and metabolism to better understand the biological basis of disease. He is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and member of the National Academy of Medicine. From 2015 to 2016 Morrison served as the president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research.

  61. William John Bowser

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    1867-1933 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politician
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    William John Bowser was a politician in British Columbia, Canada. He served as Premier of British Columbia from 1915 to 1916.

  62. Arthur L. Thurlow

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    Years
    1913-2020 (aged 107)
    Occupations
    judge
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    Arthur Louis Thurlow was a Canadian politician and judge. He represented the electoral district of Lunenburg County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1949 to 1953. He was a member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.

  63. Gerry McGeer

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    1888-1947 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Gerald Grattan McGeer was a lawyer, populist politician, and monetary reform advocate in the Canadian province of British Columbia. He served as the 22nd Mayor of Vancouver, a Member of the Legislative Assembly in BC, Member of Parliament for the Liberal Party of Canada, and in the Canadian Senate.

  64. Colleen Hanycz

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    academic
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    Colleen M. Hanycz is a Canadian academic who is currently the president of La Salle University. She served as principal of Brescia University College from 2008-2015 and was appointed president of La Salle University in 2015. She was the second lay person principal in the history of Brescia, a Catholic school and Canada's only women's university, and she was the first layperson president at La Salle. On January 11, 2021 it was announced that Hanycz will become the 35th President of Xavier University starting July 1, 2021.

  65. Lance Woolaver

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    Born in
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    poet
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    Lance Gerard Woolaver is a Canadian author, poet, playwright, lyricist, and director. His best-known works include books, film and biographical plays about Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis, including Maud Lewis The Heart on the Door, and Maud Lewis - World Without Shadows. His plays include one about international singer Portia White, who was born in Nova Scotia: Portia White - First You Dream.

  66. Sharon Dunn

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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    journalist
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    Sharon Dunn is a Canadian journalist.

  67. Karlee Burgess

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    Born in
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    Years
    1998-.. (age 23)
    Occupations
    curler
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    Karlee Burgess is a Canadian curler from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She currently plays third on Team Mackenzie Zacharias.

  68. Peter Herrndorf

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    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    lawyer
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    Peter A. Herrndorf, is a Canadian lawyer and media businessman. He retired as the president and chief executive officer of the National Arts Centre on June 2, 2018.

  69. Eddie Orrell

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    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Ralph Edward Orrell is a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Northside-Westmount in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from June 2011 to July 2019 as a Progressive Conservative.

  70. Ryan C.N. D'Arcy

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    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    scientistneuroscientist
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    Ryan C.N. D'Arcy is a Canadian neuroscientist, researcher, innovator and entrepreneur. D'Arcy co-founded HealthTech Connex Inc. and serves as President and Chief Scientific Officer. HealthTech Connex translates neuroscience advances into health technology breakthroughs. D'Arcy is most known for coining the term "brain vital signs" and for leading the research and development of the brain vital signs framework.

  71. Russ Cochrane

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    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    screenwriter
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    Russ Cochrane is a Canadian screenwriter and producer who has contributed to numerous television series and films. He is currently a co-executive producer and writer on the critically acclaimed BBC America television series Orphan Black, which stars the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actress Tatiana Maslany.

  72. Lorraine Eden

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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    economist
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    Lorraine Eden is Professor Emerita of Management in the Mays Business School of Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. She also holds a joint appointment as a Research Professor in the Texas A&M School of Law. Dr. Eden is an expert in the field of International Transfer Pricing, which is the pricing of products that move between subunits of Multinational Enterprises.

  73. Herb Dickieson

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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Herb Dickieson is a physician and a former educator and politician in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Dickieson was the first and, to date, only member of the New Democratic Party of Prince Edward Island to have sat in the Legislative Assembly.

  74. Andrew Ager

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    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    composer
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    Andrew Ager is a Canadian composer of symphonies, operas, chamber, and solo music. He lives in Ottawa, where he composes full-time.

  75. John Macdonald

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    1824-1890 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    businesspersonpolitician
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    John Macdonald was a Canadian merchant, churchman, philanthropist, and politician in the late 19th century in Toronto. He was a major patron of YMCA and the Toronto General Hospital. In 1860, he built a mansion called 'Oaklands', which is now De La Salle College (Toronto), a private co-educational school in the Deer Park area of mid-Toronto.

  76. Leonard Percy de Wolfe Tilley

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    1870-1947 (aged 77)
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    politicianlawyerjudge
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    Leonard Percy de Wolfe Tilley was a New Brunswick lawyer, politician and the 21st Premier.

  77. Agnes Sime Baxter

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    Born in
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    Years
    1870-1917 (aged 47)
    Enrolled in Dalhousie University
    Studied in 1891
    Occupations
    mathematician
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    Agnes Sime Baxter was a Canadian-born mathematician. She studied at Dalhousie University, receiving her BA in 1891, and her MA in 1892. She received her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1895; her dissertation was "On Abelian integrals", a resume of Neumann's Abelian integral with comments and applications."

  78. Cary Kaplan

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    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
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    Cary Kaplan is the president and co-owner of the sports marketing firm Cosmos Sports & Entertainment with his wife Amelia Kaplan, which launched in 2003. The company specializes in consulting for sports teams and leagues in sales, marketing and business operations. High-profile clients have included the NHL CFL, MLS, the Chicago Cubs the Houston Rockets and the Phoenix Suns.

  79. Jack Mackenzie

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    1888-1984 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    civil engineerengineer
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    Chalmers Jack "C. J." Mackenzie, was a Canadian civil engineer, chancellor of Carleton University, president of the National Research Council, first president of Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, first president of Atomic Energy Control Board and instrumental in the development of science and engineering education in Canada.

  80. Audri Mukhopadhyay

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    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    diplomat
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    Audri Mukhopadhyay is a Canadian diplomat and economist. He was the Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, serving as head of mission at the Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City. He has been featured in a number of Vietnamese publications promoting Canada-Vietnam bilateral ties, and In 2010, he was named one of Progress magazine's "People we love." He also filmed a television series for Ho Chi Minh City Television that began airing in Fall 2010. The series is part of an English language teaching programme aiming to promote Canadian culture in Vietnam. Promoting education linkages was a large part of his work in Vietnam.

  81. Kristin Clarke

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    Years
    1997-.. (age 24)
    Occupations
    curler
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    Kristin Clarke is a Canadian curler from Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia.

  82. Samantha Brennan

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    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    philosopher
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    Samantha Brennan is a British-born philosopher and scholar of women's studies who is currently dean of the College of Arts and faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Guelph. She was previously a professor in the Department of Women's Studies and Feminist Research at Western University, Canada. She remains a member of Western's Rotman Institute of Philosophy and the graduate faculty of the Departments of Political Science and of Philosophy. Brennan was Department Chair of Philosophy at Western from 2002–2007, and 2008–2011. She is a past president of the Canadian Philosophical Association.

  83. Duncan Cameron Fraser

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    1845-1910 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    juristpoliticianjudge
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    Duncan Cameron Fraser was a Canadian lawyer, politician, judge, and the ninth Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia.

  84. Thane Campbell

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    Years
    1895-1978 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Thane Alexander Campbell, was a Prince Edward Island politician and jurist, who served as the 19th premier of Prince Edward Island from 1936 to 1943.

  85. Chris Simpson

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    Chris Simpson
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in Dalhousie University
    Studied in 1992
    Occupations
    cardiologist
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    Dr. Chris Simpson, MD FRCPC FACC FHRS FCCS FCAHS is a Canadian cardiologist who served as the 147th President of the Canadian Medical Association (2014-2015). During his tenure, he championed seniors' care, arguing that a more comprehensive and integrated approach to the care of seniors would serve as a foundation for improving the Canadian healthcare system as a whole. Other issues during his term included a national discussion on end of life care (that coincided with a Supreme Court of Canada ruling that struck down the ban on medical aid in dying (MAID) and new legislation allowing MAID), as well as issues around the public health implications and possible medicinal utility of marijuana.

  86. Ernest Howard Armstrong

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    Years
    1864-1946 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Ernest Howard Armstrong, was a Canadian politician and journalist who served as the ninth Premier of Nova Scotia from 1923 to 1925.

  87. Robert Sedgewick

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    1848-1906 (aged 58)
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    lawyerjudge
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    Robert Sedgewick was a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

  88. Barbara Fris

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    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    singeropera singer
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    Barbara Fris is a Canadian soprano and actress who performs as an opera singer, concert artist, and recitalist. She specializes in opera and classical symphonic works for voice, having performed across Canada, in Europe and the United States where she also has sung a wide range of works that include operettas, musical theatre, light classics, lieder, French mélodie, and art songs.

  89. Peter Macdonald

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    Years
    1895-1961 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Sir Peter Drummond Macdonald KBE was a Canadian-born Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for the Isle of Wight from 1924 to 1959.

  90. Daniel McIntyre

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    Years
    1852-1946 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    educator
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    Daniel J. McIntyre was a public official and educator in Winnipeg, Manitoba, credited with developing the city's school system.

  91. Rowland Frazee

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    1921-2007 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    military personnel
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    Rowland Cardwell Frazee, was a Canadian banker and former chairman and chief executive officer of the Royal Bank of Canada from 1979 to 1986.

  92. Murdoch Maxwell MacOdrum

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    1901-1955 (aged 54)
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    Murdoch Maxwell MacOdrum was the second president of Carleton College (later Carleton University) in Ottawa, Ontario. Born in Nova Scotia, MacOdrum got his B.A. from Dalhousie University in 1923, his MA in 1925 from McGill and a PhD in English from the University of Edinburgh. In 1935 he was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in Sydney, N.S., where he ministered for four years.

  93. Bruce Donaldson

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    Vice-Admiral Alistair Bruce Donaldson is an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy.

  94. Estella Atekwana

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    Enrolled in Dalhousie University
    1986-1991 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
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    Estella Atekwana is a geophysicist studying biogeophysics and tectonophysics. She is currently Dean of the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment at the University of Delaware. She is also an adjunct professor at both the University of Waterloo and the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Before joining the University of Delaware in 2017, she was the Department Head of the Boone Pickens School of Geology at Oklahoma State University. She is a Regents Distinguished Professor and a Clyde Wheeler Sun Endowed Chair at Oklahoma State University, where she maintains an adjunct appointment. Atekwana has also been a faculty member at Missouri University of Science & Technology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, and Western Michigan University.

  95. Sandy Hott

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    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    orienteer
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    Sandy Hott is a Canadian physician and orienteering competitor. During her active career, she became North American and Canadian Champion, and represented Canada in 22 events at nine World Orienteering Championships between 1997 and 2010. As of 2009, she was the highest placed competitor ever from the North American continent at the World Orienteering Championships.

  96. James David Stewart

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    Years
    1874-1933 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    politician
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    James David Stewart was a Prince Edward Island educator, lawyer and politician, the province's 15th premier.

  97. Jack Sabiiti

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    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Jack Crissy Sabiiti is a Ugandan lecturer, public administrator and politician. He is the former Member of Parliament for Rukiga County, Kigezi sub-region and a founding member of FDC, the main opposition party in Uganda. He was the first treasurer general of FDC and now serves as the party's treasurer for Kabale District.

  98. Robert Roberts (cardiologist)

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    cardiologist
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    Robert Roberts, is a cardiologist, geneticist, speaker and educator, who is regarded as one of the founders of molecular cardiology, pioneering the genetic causes of heart disease

  99. Christine T. Chambers

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    psychologist
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    Christine Therese Chambers is a Canadian clinical psychologist at Dalhousie University. She holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Children's Pain.

  100. Kim Masland

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    politicianbanker
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    Kimberly "Kim" Dawn Masland is a Canadian politician. She was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly in the 2017 provincial election. A member of the Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia, she represents the electoral district of Queens-Shelburne. Masland is the PC critic for Attorney General, Justice and Communications Nova Scotia