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Memorable Manitobans: Lois Cantin (1951-2019)

Skier, pharmacist.

Born at McCreary on 16 October 1951, one of four daughters of Bernice Miscavish (1931-2019) and Noel Cantin (1920-2005), she learned to ski at Mount Agassiz in Riding Mountain National Park then joined the Canadian National Ski Team. She trained as a pharmacist at the University of Manitoba then worked as a pharmacist at Winnipeg, Flin Flon, Churchill, and several other northern communities. She served as President of the Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association (2002-2004) and National Association of Pharmacy Regulatory Authorities. She died at Winnipeg on 27 November 2019, survived by her husband and two sons.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: McCreary House / Cantin House (411 First Avenue, McCreary, Municipality of McCreary)

Sources:

Obituary [Noel Cantin], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 September 2005.

Obituary [Bernice Cantin], Sneath-Strilchuk Funeral Services.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 December 2019.

We thank Pam Little for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 January 2020

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