57 Notable alumni of
University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick is 1191st in the world, 439th in North America, and 27th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 57 notable alumni from the University of New Brunswick sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Anne Murray

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    Anne Murray
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    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    singeractormusicianteacher
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    Morna Anne Murray is a Canadian singer. Her albums consisting primarily of pop, country, and adult contemporary music have sold over 55 million copies worldwide during her over 40-year career.

  2. Walter Pidgeon

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    Walter Pidgeon
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    1897-1984 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    singerstage actortelevision actortrade unionistfilm actor
    Biography

    Walter Davis Pidgeon was a Canadian-American actor. He earned two Academy Award for Best Actor nominations for his roles in Mrs. Miniver (1942) and Madame Curie (1943). Pidgeon also starred in many films such as How Green Was My Valley (1941), The Bad and the Beautiful (1952), Forbidden Planet (1956), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961), Advise & Consent (1962), Funny Girl (1968), and Harry in Your Pocket (1973).

  3. Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook

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    Max Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook
    Born in
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    Years
    1879-1964 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politicianwriterhistorianpublisherbusinessperson
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    William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook, PC, ONB, generally known as Lord Beaverbrook, was a Canadian-British newspaper publisher and backstage politician who was an influential figure in British media and politics of the first half of the 20th century. His base of power was the largest circulation newspaper in the world, the Daily Express, which appealed to the conservative working class with intensely patriotic news and editorials. During the Second World War, he played a major role in mobilising industrial resources as Winston Churchill's Minister of Aircraft Production.

  4. Dominic LeBlanc

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    Dominic LeBlanc
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    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Dominic A. LeBlanc, is a Canadian lawyer and politician who has served as the president of the Privy Council since 2018 and the minister of intergovernmental affairs since 2020. A member of the Liberal Party, LeBlanc sits as the member of Parliament (MP) for Beauséjour, representing the New Brunswick riding in the House of Commons since 2000. He has held a number of Cabinet portfolios throughout his tenure in government.

  5. Blaine Higgs

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    Blaine Higgs
    Born in
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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
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    Blaine Myron Higgs is a Canadian politician who is the 34th and current premier of New Brunswick since 2018 and leader of the New Brunswick Progressive Conservative Party since 2016. Higgs was re-elected to a majority government in the 2020 provincial election.

  6. Alistair MacLeod

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    Alistair MacLeod
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    1936-2014 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    writernovelistuniversity teacher
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    Alistair MacLeod, was a Canadian novelist, short story writer and academic. His powerful and moving stories vividly evoke the beauty of Cape Breton Island's rugged landscape and the resilient character of many of its inhabitants, the descendants of Scottish immigrants, who are haunted by ancestral memories and who struggle to reconcile the past and the present. MacLeod has been praised for his verbal precision, his lyric intensity and his use of simple, direct language that seems rooted in an oral tradition.

  7. Frank McKenna

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    Frank McKenna
    Born in
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerbankerdiplomat
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    Francis Joseph McKenna is a Canadian businessman and former politician and diplomat. He is currently Deputy Chairman of the Toronto-Dominion Bank. He served as Canadian Ambassador to the United States from 2005 to 2006. He served as the 27th Premier of New Brunswick from 1987 to 1997, winning every seat in the province in his first election.

  8. Sam Hinds

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    Sam Hinds
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    Guyana Flag Guyana
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Samuel Archibald Anthony Hinds is a Guyanese politician who was Prime Minister of Guyana almost continuously from 1992 to 2015. He also briefly served as President of Guyana in 1997. He was awarded Guyana's highest national award, the Order of Excellence (O.E.) in 2011.

  9. Craig Davidson

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    Craig Davidson
    Born in
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    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    writernovelistscreenwriterchoreographerdancer
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    Craig Davidson is a Canadian author of short stories and novels, who has published work under both his own name and the pen names Patrick Lestewka and Nick Cutter. His style has been compared to that of Chuck Palahniuk.

  10. Douglas V. Mastriano

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    Douglas V. Mastriano
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Douglas Vincent Mastriano, is an American politician. He is a retired Colonel of the United States Army and is the state senator for Pennsylvania's 33rd District.

  11. Wade MacLauchlan

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    Wade MacLauchlan
    Born in
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    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianbiographer
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    H. Wade MacLauchlan CM OPEI, is a Canadian legal academic, university administrator, politician and community leader. He served as the 5th president of the University of Prince Edward Island from 1999 to 2011, becoming President Emeritus in 2012. He served as the 32nd premier of Prince Edward Island from 2015 to 2019. His government was defeated in the April 23, 2019 general election. MacLauchlan announced his intention to step down as Liberal leader on April 26, 2019 and completed his term as Premier on May 9, 2019.

  12. Bliss Carman

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    Bliss Carman
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    Years
    1861-1929 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    William Bliss Carman was a Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate during his later years.

  13. Charles G. D. Roberts

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    Charles G. D. Roberts
    Born in
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    Years
    1860-1943 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    novelistpoet
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    Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts was a Canadian poet and prose writer. He was one of the first Canadian authors to be internationally known. He published various works on Canadian exploration and natural history, verse, travel books, and fiction." He continued to be a well-known "man of letters" until his death.

  14. Shawn Graham

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    Shawn Graham
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    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Shawn Michael Graham is a Canadian politician, who served as the 31st Premier of New Brunswick. He was elected leader of the New Brunswick Liberal Party in 2002 and became premier after his party captured a majority of seats in the 2006 election. After being elected, Graham initiated a number of changes to provincial policy especially in the areas of health care, education and energy. His party was defeated in the New Brunswick provincial election held September 27, 2010, and Graham resigned as Liberal leader on November 9, 2010.

  15. Jenica Atwin

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    Jenica Atwin
    Born in
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    Occupations
    politician
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    Jenica Atwin is a Canadian politician who was elected to represent the riding of Fredericton in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2019 Canadian federal election. Atwin was the first Member of Parliament of the Green Party of Canada to be elected outside of British Columbia and the first woman to be elected in the riding of Fredericton. In June 2021, she crossed the floor from the Green Party to the Liberal Party of Canada.

  16. Rob Moore

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    Rob Moore
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    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Robert S. "Rob" Moore is a Canadian lawyer, politician, and former Minister of State (ACOA) and Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador.

  17. Kwame Dawes

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    Kwame Dawes
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Kwame Senu Neville Dawes is a Ghanaian poet, actor, editor, critic, musician, and former Louis Frye Scudder Professor of Liberal Arts at the University of South Carolina. He is now Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and editor-in-chief at Prairie Schooner magazine. New York-based Poets & Writers named Dawes as a recipient of the 2011 Barnes & Noble Writers for Writers Award, which recognises writers who have given generously to other writers or to the broader literary community.

  18. Charles Fisher

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    Charles Fisher
    Born in
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    Years
    1808-1880 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    politicianjudgelawyer
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    Charles Fisher was a politician and jurist of New Brunswick, Canada. Fisher was a leading Reformer of his day who headed the first responsible government in New Brunswick from 1854 to 1861.

  19. Heidi Shyu

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    Heidi Shyu
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    engineer
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    Heidi Shyu is an American engineer who was the United States Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics, and Technology from 4 June 2011 to 30 January 2016.

  20. David Tilson

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    David Tilson
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    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    David Allan Tilson is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1990 to 2002, and served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Dufferin—Caledon from 2004 to 2019 as a member of the Conservative Party. When he left office, he was the oldest serving MP in the 42nd Parliament.

  21. William Francis Ganong

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    William Francis Ganong
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    Years
    1864-1941 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    cartographerhistorianbotanist
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    William Francis Ganong, M.A., Ph.D., LL.D., F.R.S.C., was a Canadian biologist botanist, historian and cartographer. His botany career was spent mainly as a professor at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. In his private life he contributed to the historical and geographical understanding of his native New Brunswick.

  22. William Diller Matthew

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    William Diller Matthew
    Born in
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    Years
    1871-1930 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    paleontologistzoologisttaxonomistpathologist
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    William Diller Matthew FRS was a vertebrate paleontologist who worked primarily on mammal fossils, although he also published a few early papers on mineralogy, petrological geology, one on botany, one on trilobites, and he described Tetraceratops insignis, which was much later suggested to be the oldest known (Early Permian) therapsid.

  23. Gary Agnew

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    Gary Agnew
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    ice hockey player
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    Gary Agnew is a Canadian ice hockey coach. He was formerly an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. He has also served as an assistant coach with the St. Louis Blues and Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League.

  24. George Eulas Foster

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    George Eulas Foster
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1847-1931 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Sir George Eulas Foster, GCMG, PC, (Imperial) PC (September 3, 1847 – December 30, 1931) was a Canadian politician and academic.

  25. Alaina Lockhart

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    Alaina Lockhart
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
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    Alaina Lockhart MP is a Canadian Liberal politician who was elected to represent the riding of Fundy Royal in the House of Commons of Canada in the 2015 federal election. She took on the role of Parliamentary Secretary to Small Business and Tourism, as well as Official Languages and La Francophonie. She has served as a member of the Agriculture and Agri-food Standing Committee, and the Veterans Affairs Standing Committee. Lockhart did not win her seat again in the 2019 Canadian federal election and lost her seat to Rob Moore.

  26. Lalith J. Rao

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    Lalith J. Rao
    Years
    1942-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    singerelectrical engineer
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    Lalith J. Rao is an Indian classical singer and a representative of the Agra gharana (singing style).

  27. Trevor Holder

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    Trevor Holder
    Born in
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    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Trevor Arthur Holder, is a New Brunswick politician. He is currently a member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick representing the electoral district of Portland-Simonds and a government MLA, additionally he is currently the longest serving member of the legislative assembly, unusual as most of the longest serving members in a legislative body tend to be much older.

  28. John B. McNair

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    John B. McNair
    Born in
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    Years
    1889-1968 (aged 79)
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    politicianlawyerjudge
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    John Babbitt McNair was the 23rd premier of the Province of New Brunswick, Canada from 1940 to 1952. He worked as a lawyer, politician and judge.

  29. Ian Munro

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    Ian Munro
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    computer scientist
    Biography

    James Ian Munro is a Canadian computer scientist. He is known for his fundamental contributions to algorithms and data structures (including optimal binary search trees, priority queues, hashing, and space-efficient data structures).

  30. Mizan Rahman

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    Mizan Rahman
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    Years
    1932-2015 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    writermathematician
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    Mizan Rahman was a Bangladeshi Canadian mathematician and writer. He specialized in fields of mathematics such as hypergeometric series and orthogonal polynomials. He also had interests encompassing literature, philosophy, scientific skepticism, freethinking and rationalism. He co-authored Basic Hypergeometric Series with George Gasper. This book is widely considered as the standard work of choice for that subject of study. He also published ten Bengali books.

  31. Mel Norton

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    Mel Norton
    Born in
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    20th Century
    Occupations
    politician
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    Mel K. Norton is a Canadian politician, who served as mayor of Saint John, New Brunswick from 2012 to 2016.

  32. Doug Currie

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    Doug Currie
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    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    politician
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    Douglas W. Currie is a Canadian politician who represented the electoral district of Charlottetown-Parkdale in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island as a member of the Liberal Party from 2007 until his resignation in 2017.

  33. David Arnason

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    David Arnason
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    novelistpoet
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    David Arnason is a Canadian author and poet who lives in Winnipeg with his partner Mhari Mackintosh.

  34. George Robert Parkin

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    George Robert Parkin
    Born in
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    Years
    1846-1922 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    journalist
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    Sir George Robert Parkin was a Canadian educator, imperialist, and author.

  35. D. Craig Aitchison

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    D. Craig Aitchison
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    military officer
    Biography

    Major-General David Craig Aitchison is a Canadian military officer, who most recently served as the Deputy Commanding General for Operations with US Army Alaska. He is the former Director of Army Staff and Director of Infantry for the Canadian Forces, the former Commandant of the Infantry School, and the former Commander of the Combat Training Centre. MGen Aitchison holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of New Brunswick. a master's degree in Defence Studies from the Joint Command and Staff Program at the Canadian Forces College, as well as a master's degree in Military Art and Science from the United States Army School of Advanced Military Studies. Aitchison was promoted to Brigadier General, while serving as Chief of Staff for the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command - Operation INHERENT RESOLVE. He was promoted major-general in June of 2020 and will take command of the Canadian Defense Academy in August of 2020.

  36. George H. V. Bulyea

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    George H. V. Bulyea
    Born in
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    Years
    1859-1928 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    George Hedley Vicars Bulyea was a Canadian politician and the first Lieutenant Governor of Alberta. As the youngest ever Lieutenant Governor, at age 46, he was appointed by Governor General Earl Grey on advice of Prime Minister of Canada Sir Wilfrid Laurier on September 1, 1905.

  37. John Douglas Hazen

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    John Douglas Hazen
    Born in
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    Years
    1860-1937 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Sir John Douglas Hazen, was a politician in New Brunswick, Canada.

  38. William Pugsley

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    William Pugsley
    Born in
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    Years
    1850-1925 (aged 75)
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    politicianlawyer
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    William Pugsley, was a politician and lawyer in New Brunswick, Canada.

  39. Craig McKinley

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    Craig McKinley
    Born in
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    Years
    1964-2013 (aged 49)
    Occupations
    physiciansurgeon
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    Craig Anthony McKinley, M.D. was a Canadian physician. On February 28, 2003, McKinley participated in the world's first telerobotic-assisted surgery, conducted at two hospitals separated by 400 kilometres. He later served as an aquanaut on the joint NASA-NOAA NEEMO 7 underwater exploration mission in October 2004, where he and other aquanauts tested remote health care procedures with potential application for space travel. McKinley experienced problems with alcohol and faced legal difficulties beginning in 2009. He lost his hospital privileges in 2011 and died in 2013.

  40. Robert Nielsen

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    Robert Nielsen
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1922-2009 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Robert Fredsø Nielsen was a Canadian journalist who is known for his time with the Toronto Star. Nielsen was employed by the newspaper for 33 years and served in several capacities, including as a correspondent, foreign correspondent, chief editorial writer, editorial page editor, investigative reporter and editorial page columnist.

  41. John Streicker

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    John Streicker
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
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    John Streicker is a Canadian artist and politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Yukon in the 2016 Yukon general election. He represents the electoral district of Mount Lorne-Southern Lakes as a member of the Yukon Liberal Party.

  42. Greg Byrne

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    Greg Byrne
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Greg Byrne, Q.C. is a lawyer and former MLA in the province of New Brunswick, Canada.

  43. Timothy C. Lethbridge

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    Timothy C. Lethbridge
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    computer scientistuniversity teachersoftware engineer
    Biography

    Timothy Christian Lethbridge is a British/Canadian computer scientist and Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering at University of Ottawa, known for his contributions in the fields of software engineering, knowledge management and computer animation, and the development of Umple.

  44. Alex DesRoches

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    Alex DesRoches
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Alexander Paul DesRoches is a Canadian professional basketball player who last played for the Island Storm of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada). He played college basketball for the University of New Brunswick.

  45. Steven Staples

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    Steven Staples
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    writer
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    Steven Staples is a Canadian policy analyst. He is president of Public Response, a digital agency that services non-profit organizations and trade unions in the fields of online engagement and government relations.

  46. Danielle Fournier

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    Danielle Fournier
    Born in
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    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    poetnovelistessayistwriter
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    Danielle Fournier is a Quebec educator and writer.

  47. Penny Park

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    Penny Park
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    Years
    1953-2018 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    science journalist
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    Penelope Dawn Park (July 26, 1953 - December 14, 2018) was a Canadian journalist and science writer.

  48. Matthew Heiti

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    Matthew Heiti
    Born in
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    novelistactorscreenwriter
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    Matthew Heiti is a Canadian actor, screenwriter, novelist and playwright. As cowriter with Ryan Ward of the film Son of the Sunshine, he was a Genie Award nominee for Best Original Screenplay at the 32nd Genie Awards in 2012.

  49. Jack MacDougall

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    Jack MacDougall
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Jack MacDougall is a former politician in New Brunswick, Canada.

  50. Eric Teed

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    Eric Teed
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1926-2010 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
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    Eric Lawrence Teed, was a Canadian lawyer, author, history, civil rights advocate and politician.

  51. Nicole Letourneau

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    Nicole Letourneau
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    professorresearchernurse
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    Nicole Lyn Letourneau is a Canadian professor and researcher. She is the Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation Chair in Parent-Infant Mental Health and a professor at the University of Calgary. Formerly she held the Norlien Foundation Chair in Parent-Infant Mental Health (2011–2016) and Canada Research Chair in Healthy Child Development (2007–2011). She currently serves as the director of the RESOLVE Alberta and principal investigator for the CHILD (Child Health Intervention and Longitudinal Development) Studies Program at Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute. She has written over 180 peer-reviewed publications; authored the books, Parenting and Child Development: Issues and Answers, What Kind of Parent Am I: Self-Surveys That Reveal The Impact of Toxic Stress Scientific Parenting: What Science reveals about Parental Impact, and has contributed more than 20 other books on parenting and childcare.

  52. Matt Robinson

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    Matt Robinson
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Matt Robinson is a Canadian poet born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

  53. Charles Richmond Mitchell

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    Charles Richmond Mitchell
    Born in
    Canada Flag Canada
    Years
    1872-1942 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    lawyerjudgepolitician
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    Charles Richmond Mitchell was a Canadian lawyer, judge, cabinet minister and former Leader of the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

  54. Duane Rousselle

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    Duane Rousselle
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    sociologist
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    Duane Rousselle is a Canadian sociological theorist, Lacanian psychoanalyst, and professor of sociology. His work makes interventions into several academic fields including Social Movement Studies, Lacanian Psychoanalysis, Cultural Sociology, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Anarchist Studies, and Aesthetics. His work attempts to introduce an alternative to scholarly discourses that aim to produce consistent and coherent bodies of knowledge (e.g., "University Discourse"). It also offers a counterpoint to what Jacques Lacan has called "capitalist discourse."

  55. Alex Bond

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    Alex Bond
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    researcher
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    Alexander L. Bond is a Canadian conservation biologist, ecologist, and curator. He is a senior curator at the Natural History Museum at Tring and a researcher at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies.

  56. Edwin T. McKnight

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    Edwin T. McKnight
    Years
    1869-1935 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Edwin T. McKnight was a politician who served on the Boston City Council, in the Massachusetts House of Representatives; and as a member, and President of, the Massachusetts Senate.

  57. Rany Ibrahim

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    Rany Ibrahim
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    Rany Ibrahim is among the Top 25 Immigrants in Canada in 2013 from the Canadian Immigrant Magazine & RBC Royal Bank. He is a current resident of Halifax, Province of Nova Scotia, Canada. He is a Native of Egypt with a live story and community interests that captured attention of the media around the world including CBC, BBC, and CNN. He was appointed by Nova Scotia Executive Council on the Board of Governance of Cape Breton University.