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Order of Canada

Annette Saint-Pierre, C.M., Ph.D.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Annette Saint-Pierre, C.M., Ph.D. C.M. Winnipeg
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada October 30, 2003 October 30, 2004
Annette Saint-Pierre is a prominent leader in the promotion of the francophonie in Western Canada. This former teacher introduced the first course in Western French Canadian literature at the Coll├Ęge universitaire de Saint-Boniface. A writer and proud Manitoban, she played a vital role in preserving Gabrielle Roy's birthplace and converting it to a museum. Co-founder of the first two Franco-Manitoban publishing houses and the Centre d'├ętudes franco-canadiennes de l'Ouest, she has always been passionately interested in sharing her pride in the writers of her region and of French Canada.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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