Memorable Manitobans: Lois Cantin (1951-2019)
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 the Mount Agassiz Ski Resort 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.
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: 15 August 2021