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Nancy Ruth ((Née Jackman))

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 73 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Philanthropist, Senator


Canada's first feminist philanthropist


1981 - a aprt of the pus for the inclusion of the equity classes in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms


Founding "mother" of Canada's largest women's history website "coolwomen"


Founder of the Women's Legal Education and Action Fund -Leaf/FARJ


A Founder of the Canadian Women's Foundation/Fondation des femmes canadiennes which established the white ribbon campaign for abuse against women


She has been appointed to the Order of Canada


2005 Prime Minister Paul Martin appointed her to the Senate of Canada.




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