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Nancy Ruth ((Née Jackman))

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Philanthropist, Senator

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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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