March 22: Gabrielle Roy; Brandon's Dr. Edmison; Children's Museum historic site.

March 22, 1995 - The Boundary Commission Trail - Turtlehead Creek Crossing near Deloraine is designated a Provincial Heritage Site.

March 22, 1909 - Author Gabrielle Roy is born in Saint Boniface.

Roy won numerous national and international writing awards including three Governor General’s Awards in Literature, France’s Prix Femina, the Canada Arts Council Award and the New York Literary Guild Award. Roy was made a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1967. She died July 13, 1983.


La Maison Gabrielle-Roy, her childhood home on rue Deschambault in Saint Boniface, is a literary historical museum.


Manitoba Children's Museum
March 22, 1995 - The Northern Pacific and Manitoba Railway Repair Shop, now the Manitoba Children’s Museum, on Forks Market Road is declared a Provincial historic site.

March 22, 1932 - John Henry Edmison dies at his home in Brandon. Edmison was a physician in Dunrea and Brandon. He also represented Brandon in the Legislature from 1923-1931 and a president of the Manitoba Medical Council.

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