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(1913-2001) Canada's first radio astronomer; RASC Honorary President (1986-89).
(1946-) An educator and active member of the Toronto Centre. Received the Service Award in 1981.
(1909-90) UBC Physicist. Service Award 1965.
(1892-1970) An active Montreal Centre member and observer (meteor/solar). Received the Chant Medal in 1955. AAVSO president (1967-69).
(1864-1951) U of T mathematician; Society President (1910-11).
(1881-1956) Dominion Observatory solar astronomer; Society President (1936-37).
(1894-1988) Professor of Astronomy and Dean of Women at Queen's University (1939-63). She studied Physics under Sir Arthur Eddington and later wrote his biography. President of the Society (1943-44) and founder of the RASC Kingston Centre in 1961.
(1925-) An active Quebec Centre member and recipient of the Chant Medal in 1957.
(1823-1918) One of the founding members of the society in 1868.
(1943-2009) A longtime active observer and member of the Kingston Centre. He brought Astronomy Day to Canada and developed the Beginner's Observing Guide. Leo received the Service Award in 1986.