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Margaret Mitchell

Margaret Mitchell


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A graduate of McMaster University and University of Toronto School of Social Work, Margaret A. Mitchell worked for the International Red Cross in Japan and Korea during the Korean War and in Vienna in 1956 with Hungarian refugees.

Known for her many contributions as a social activist and in community development, she became the NDP Member of Parliament for Vancouver East from 1979 until 1993.

She continues to support women in need through the Margaret Mitchell Fund for Women.

Recognized in 2000 as a Member of the Order of British Columbia, she lives in Vancouver, BC.