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How well do you know Canada’s women of impact? All of the answers to the hints below can be found in biographies from each of the five categories: STEM, Arts, Politics, Human Rights and Trailblazers. Complete the crossword puzzle online or download the PDF version.

  1. She is considered an honorary member of the Group of Seven.
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  2. By establishing the Toronto Women’s Literary Club, she is credited with launching the women’s movement in Canada
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  3. She became lieutenant governor of Saskatchewan after a distinguished career as a medical researcher.
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  4. An accomplished neurologist, she made history as the first woman to travel to space.
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  5. Rather than be an “angel in the house,” she preferred to be Canada’s first woman elected to Parliament.
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  6. Her breakthrough novel, Obasan, was published in 1981.
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  7. The Persons Case victory in 1929 paved the way for her to become Canada’s first woman senator.
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  8. Her image graces the Canadian ten dollar bill.
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  9. At only 15, she launched a national education movement on behalf of Indigenous children.
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  10. Nicknamed Tshaukuesh, her environmental advocacy spans four decades.
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  11. Her drawing The Enchanted Owl was commemorated on a Canada Post postage stamp.
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  12. Although it took only 19 days to lose her Indian Status, she dedicated two decades of her life to fighting to regain it.
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  13. She is Canada’s Chief Science Officer.
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  14. She was a Rebel Daughter, proud feminist, and pioneering editor.
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  15. A hero of the War of 1812 and to chocolate lovers throughout Canada.
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  16. She was Canada’s first woman architect.
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  17. The “Queen of the Hurricanes” is her lasting legacy.
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  18. Rather than take up crocheting, she pursued the law, where she eventually reigned Supreme.
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  19. Her song “Universal Soldier” became an anthem of the 1960s peace movement.
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  20. She received an honorary doctorate in recognition of her efforts to change the Indian Act.
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  21. “Je veux toute toute toute la vivre ma vie,” proclaimed this Acadian singer-songwriter.
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  22. In her role at the UN, she continues to be a leading voice for international human rights.
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  23. Her column in the Toronto Star introduced countless Canadians to the wonders of astronomy.
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  24. She “Lost [Her] Talk” while at residential school and devoted much of her later poetry to describing her experience.
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  25. The organization Fleurbec was started by this Quebec botanist.
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