Sunday, 23 April 2017

Canada 150 - The Dental Directory

During our country's 150th anniversary celebration of confederation I will write posts titled Canada 150 with a link to a publication or website I find that may help you tell the story of your Canadian ancestors.
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Today I have for you...


Emma Gaudreau Casgrain was the first women to be licensed as a dentist in Canada in 1898.  She studied under her husband, a dental surgeon. She is listed on page 145 of the Directory, practicing on rue St Jean (St John St) in Quebec City until 1920.

In August 2016 Quebec author Sylvie Goebil published "De tendres aspirations", the story of Emma Gaudreau Casgrain. It is her fifth novel.

Relevant Links

The Canadian Dental Directory, 1909

Royal College of Dental Surgeons, University of Toronto, 1896

Article about Sylvie Goebil (French)

Canada Journal of Dental Science

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