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Newton, Margaret, 1887-1971

  • Person
  • 1887-1971

Margaret Brown Newton was born in Montreal on April 20, 1887. After teaching school, she became the first woman to complete a degree in agriculture at Macdonald College (M.Sc. 1919), and the first woman member of the Quebec Society for the Protection of Plants. Later, she became the first Canadian woman to earn a Ph.D. in an agricultural science, supervised by Dr. Stakman (University of Minnesota, 1922). In 1925, after three years as Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Saskatchewan, she moved to the Dominion Rust Research Laboratory in Winnipeg She was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and the first woman to be awarded its Flavell Medal (1948) for her renowned rust research. Other honors include the Outstanding Achievement Award of the University Minnesota in 1956, and an honorary LL.D. from the University of Saskatchewan in 1964. Newton died in Victoria B.C. on April 6, 1971.

New Democratic Party of British Columbia. Saanich North and the Islands Constituency Association

  • Corporate body
  • 1964-

The Saanich and the Islands Constituency Association was established in ca. 1964; the predecessor associations were the Cordova Bay N.D.P. Club (1962-ca. 1964) and the Cordova Bay C.C.F. Club (1952-1962). In 1989 the boundaries of the constituency changed once again, and the Association became the Saanich North and the Islands N.D.P. Constituency Association.

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