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Frances McGill | PHOTO: COURTESY LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA

Frances McGill | PHOTO: COURTESY LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA

Reader’s Digest: 20 Canadian Heroes You Might Not Know About—But Should

March 23, 2022 — 

In this listicle from Reader’s Digest, they celebrate the great trailblazers, visionaries and inventors who’ve shaped Canada. Dr. Francis McGill, a UM alum made the list.

As the article states: McGill is perhaps best known, however, as Canada’s answer to Sherlock Holmes. Between 1922, when she became Saskatchewan’s chief pathologist, and the 1940s, when she formally retired, she kept busy cracking unsolved cases. 

Read the full list here.

 

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