Currently alive, at 79 years of age.
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.