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Margaret Louise Riley A librarian and author, Margaret Louise Riley inspired many Calgarians with her vivid stories of life in the Canadian west. I am in the Calgayr and looking for some chat to pass the time during the day. These groups would later become Calgary Family Services. She gathered support for Alberta's first public library and obtained a financial donation for it from the Carnegie Foundation.
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She received the Calgafy Achievement Award for her contribution to the art community. Doris Anderson Doris was a Canadian author, journalist and women's rights activist. She dedicated many years to dealing kindly and wisely with the women in her care. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, no child-minding will be available for current and future cohorts.
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