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Memorable Manitobans: Marie Paradis (?-2014)

Nun, community activist.

She founded L’Arche Winnipeg in 1973 and was its leader until 1980. She died at Toronto, Ontario on 17 May 2014.

Sources:

“L’Arche Winnipeg mourns,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 June 2014, page A29.

We thank Kevin Rollason for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 January 2015

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