Roberta Bondar

(Header Image via Speakers' Spotlight) Written By: Elena Djordjic Dr. Roberta Bondar is Canada’s first female astronaut, as well as the first neurologist in space. Dr. Bondar completed a B.Sc. in zoology and agriculture at the University of Guelph in 1968, an M.Sc. in experimental pathology at the University of Western Ontario in 1971, a PhD in neurobiology … Continue reading Roberta Bondar


Northrop Frye

(Header Image via the Toronto Star) Written By: Ethelle White Northrop Frye was a graduate of Victoria College, a literary critic, a university professor, an author, and an editor who was associated with Victoria College almost continually until his death in 1991. His works, including Fearful Symmetry (1947), Anatomy of Criticism (1957) and The Great Code (1982) earned him … Continue reading Northrop Frye

Margaret MacMillan

(Header Image via Google) Written By: Amy Kalburn “I like to think of history as an untidy, sprawling house…And in the house of history are those who think in centuries and those who focus on a single moment”. So says Dr. Margaret MacMillan, in the opening pages of her 2015 work, History’s People: Personalities of the Past. … Continue reading Margaret MacMillan

Donald Sutherland

(Header photo via Huffington Post) Written By: Tiffany Leung Donald Sutherland was born in 1935 in Saint John, New Brunswick. He initially became interested in an acting career at the age of 10, after seeing a magic show at a church. However, he enrolled in University of Toronto’s engineering program due to his father’s suggestion of pursuing … Continue reading Donald Sutherland