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Memorable Manitobans: Malvina Bolus (?-1997)

Editor, author.

Born in the Falkland Islands, she came to Ottawa to work with the Canadian Geographical Society. She later moved west and became assistant editor of The Beaver, and then its editor from 1958 to 1972. She was the author of Image of Canada (1953). In 1970, she was awarded a Manitoba Centennial Medal by the Manitoba Historical Society. She retired to Victoria, British Columbia and died in 1997.

Her articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

York Factory on the Bay - Historic Post Closes
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 3, Number 1, September 1957


Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 July 2017

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