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Heather Bishop, C.M., O.M., B.A.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Heather Bishop, C.M., O.M., B.A. C.M. Woodmore
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada June 29, 2005 November 18, 2005
From her home in rural Manitoba, Heather Bishop has successfully cultivated a career of international scope as an independent artist. Since founding her own record company in 1976, this talented musician has released several acclaimed folk and children's albums, and has toured extensively in many countries. Highly admired for her social activism, she has championed women's rights and has spoken out against racism and homophobia. She also helped to develop and teach one of the country's first pre-trades training for women courses at Red River College, in Winnipeg.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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