CanadianObits.com - A collection of obituaries from all over Canada


CanadianObits.com - Collection of Notable Persons 1999-2000

(Both living and deceased presently)

Search CanadianObits.com here (does not include notables):

First Name:   Last Name:

Results will display our free data content, free external content, as well as Ancestry.com search results, all shown separately.

Canadian Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com  -  Search the massive Canada Marriages Database  -  Huge Canadian Obituary Collection


ALBERTA |  BRITISH COLUMBIA |  MANITOBA |  NEW BRUNSWICK |  NEWFOUNDLAND
NOVA SCOTIA |  PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND |  QUEBEC |  SASKATCHEWAN |  ONTARIO

DISCUSSION BOARDS:
Canada (all) - Alberta - British Columbia - Manitoba - New Brunswick - Newfoundland - Northwest Territory - Nova Scotia - Nunavut - Ontario - Prince Edward Island - Quebec - Saskatchewan - Yukon Territory

[ Post Response ] [ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Notable Person ] [ Read Next Notable Person ]

Canadian Notable Persons Collection 1999-2000

Brewin, Hon. Gretchen Mann - Speaker of the House, B.C. Legislature

Posted By: CanadianObits.com
Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2016, at 8:32 p.m.

Brewin, Hon. Gretchen Mann
Speaker of the House, B.C. Legislature

Gretchen Mann Brewin was elected as the New Democratic Party's candidate representing the constituency of Victoria-Beacon Hill in 1991 and 1996. In 1996 she was appointed Deputy Speaker and in 1998 became Speaker of the House in the B.C. Legislature.

Born on December 23, 1938 in Ottawa, the daughter of Walter and Marjorie Mann.

Ms. Brewin obtained her B.A.(honors) degree from the University of Victoria. She served as a trustee with the Scarborough Board of Education from 1969 to 1972. She was an NDP candidate in the 1979 federal election. Elected to Victoria city council the same year, she served as a councilor until chosen the city's first woman mayor in 1985, and served in this office for two consecutive terms, also chairing the City of Victoria Police Board. She was a member of the Victoria Commonwealth Games board of directors; member of the board of directors for the B.C.Ferry Corporation; member of the Commonwealth Games Association of Canada; member of Capital Regional District Board; member of Greater Victoria Water District and Provincial Capital Commission. She also served on the Native Friendship Centre Capital Project committee, Silver Threads Service, Project Literacy, Capital Regional Housing Corporation, and B.C. Transit Commission. Ms. Brewin is a member of the Anglican church.

She has four adult children, Gillian, Andrew, Jennifer and Allison, and six grandchildren.

Interests include women's issues, the arts and her family.

Constituency office: 970 Blanshard, Victoria. Telephone: (250)382-9898.

Canadian Marriages Search Engine

[ Post Response ] [ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Notable Person ] [ Read Next Notable Person ]

Canadian Notable Persons Collection 1999-2000 is maintained by CanadianObits with WebBBS 5.12.