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Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain

Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain was the first woman ever elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec and the first woman appointed acting premier. She died on March 24, 2016 at 91. Photo from The Canadian Press

Year in Review 2016: People who died that you might not remember, but definitely should

From the guy who invented Buckley’s cough syrup, to the first woman to hold the title of “university professor” at the University of Toronto, these are some of the people we lost this year that made a contribution to our society.