Sunday, December 31, 2006

Notable Canadian(s),, Dec 29 06

Irving Layton, Jane Jacobs, Ken Thomson among Canadians who died in 2006

Eric Shackleton, Canadian Press
Friday, December 29, 2006

(CP) - Some notable Canadians who died in 2006:


Irving Layton, 93 - Nominated twice for the Nobel Prize in Literature and named to the Order of Canada, he published more than 40 books of poetry and prose over more than five decades.

Pierre Grondin, 80 - Cardiovascular surgeon who performed Canada's first successful heart transplant operation in Montreal in May 1968.

Other months listed in online article


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