1916 – Born in Sainte-Catherine-de-Fossambault, Quebec on the 1st of August.
1943 – She was also the cousin of Hector de Saint-Denys Garneau, and his death affected her so much that it changed her way of writing for the rest of her life.
1954 – She moved to Paris but continued to return to Quebec, which is the inspiration for much of her work.
1968 – She was made a Companion of the Order of Canada.
1985 – She was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec.
2000 – Died on the 22nd of January of bone cancer in Montreal, Quebec at the age of 83.