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Canadian Managed Profiles Suggestions

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This page is where suggestions for profiles to be added to the Canadian Managed Profiles project should be placed. Edit the table below and add a new row providing the Profile link and a description of the person and why we should consider adding the profile. Include whether this is a contentious, controversial, historically significant or other reason. The Category column is a one word descriptive such as Military or Business to help us evaluate.

Proposed Additions to Canadian Managed Profiles
Profile Category Description
Margaret Atwood Author (Private)author, activist, etc.
Samuel Cunard Business founded the Cunard Shipping Line
Louis-François Lessard Military CB, Canadian General, Second Boer War veteran and Companion of the Military Order of the Bath
Sir Samuel B. Steele Military KCMG CB, NWMP fame and Canadian General
Charles William Drury Military Father of Modern Field Artillery in Canada.
Peter Gzowski Auhor Author, broadcaster
Tommy Prince Military MM, highly decorated Saulteaux veteran of WWII and Korea
Dr. Alexander Milton Ross Science philanthropist, scientist and author has had a career of striking interest
Dr. Abraham Pineo Gesner Science The Father of Kerosene.” pioneer geologist and the founder of the hydrocarbon refining industry
Bora Laskin Judicial Supreme Court Justice, becoming the first Jewish justice, later Chief Justice -
Alexander McKay Business fur trader and explorer with North West Company and the Pacific Fur Company, co-founded Fort Astoria on the Pacific coast
William McGillivray Business North West Company fur trader, landowner, Justice of the Peace, office holder, politician, and militia officer, War of 1812
James McGill Business James McGill was a Scottish-born businessman, politician and philanthropist, best known as the founder of McGill University, Montreal
Hon. Joseph Royal Politics Lieutenant-Governor for the North-West Territories, Lawyer, author, municipal official, MLA (1871-1874), MLA (1875-1878), MLA (1878-79), MP (1878-1882), MP (1882-1887), MP (1887-1891), Francophone rights
Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts KCMG Arts author, professor, declared a Person of National Historic Significance in 1945
William Shatner Arts Actor, author
William Coaker Private union leader, politician
Louis Cyr Private wrestler, weightlifter
George Eulas Foster Private politician, academic (League of Nations)
Archibald Fraser Private industrialist (lumber)
William Francis Ganong Private botanist, cartographer, historian
James Jerome Hill Private businessman (Red River Transportation Company, Great Northern Railway)
James Isbister Private Métis leader
Charles D.G. Roberts Private poet
Alexander Ogilvie Businesscofounder of A.W. Ogilvie & Company, member of the Quebec Legislative Assembly, senator
John Ogilvie Businesscofounder of A.W. Ogilvie & Company
William Ogilvie Businesscofounder of A.W. Ogilvie & Company

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