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Thornton, Russell

  • RT1
  • Person
  • 1959-

Born in North Vancouver, British Columbia in 1959, Russell Thornton is a Canadian poet whose works have appeared in prominent Canadian literary magazines. Thornton has lived in several places including Montreal, Greece, and Wales.

Thornton is the author of several books of poetry including With Our Bodies We Write the Name of Light (1994), The Accurate Earth (1997), The Fifth Window (2000), A Tunisian Notebook (2002), House Built of Rain (2003), which was a finalist for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Price, and the Human Shore (2006). Thornton has been the recipient of numerous poetry prizes including first prize for the League of Canadian Poets National Contest in 2000.

Tietolman, Jack

  • JT1
  • Person
  • December 25, 1909 - February 24, 1995

Jack Tietolman was born December 25, 1909, and died in Montreal February 24, 1995. He married Deborah Costom with whom he had six children. He had a career of over 40 years' duration in broadcasting. In 1934, he created the General Broadcasting Company. He opened the French-language radio station CKVL in 1946. He was president and principal shareholder of Radio Futura Limited, Verdun Radio Centre Inc., Radiomonde Limitée, Radio and Television Sales Inc., Verdun Import Sales Corporation and other companies; most were related to the promotion of radio stations.

Active in community affairs, Jack Tietolman was a director of Notre-Dame Hospital, the Douglas Hospital, the Montreal YMCA, the Montreal YMHA, and the Canadian Cancer Society. He was a director of the Jewish Hospital of Hope, and president of the Montreal West End Lodge of B'nai Brith. He was a member of the Canadian Council of Christians and Jews, the Montreal Board of Trade, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and the Quebec Chamber of Commerce. Among other awards, he received L'Ordre de mérite de la culture française and the Outstanding Citizen Award from the Montreal Citizenship Council.

Tinguely, Vincent

  • VT2
  • Person
  • [19--]-

Vincent Tinguely is a writer and performance poet currently based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. In 2005, he self-published a novella titled Final Trainwreck of a Lost-Mind Summer. In 2006 he published a chapbook titled Parc Ave. Poems. Tinguely has also written extensively on spoken word and literary events and co-hosted a two radio shows on CKUT 90.3, Victorious & Invincible and Kitchen Kitchen Bang Bang.

Tobias, Rytsa Helene

  • RHT1
  • Person
  • 1919-2000

Rytsa Helene Tobias, professor of English at Concordia University, was born in Winnipeg on November 7th, 1919 and died in Montreal on April 14th, 2000. She was the daughter of Claire Ripstein Tobias and Norman Cecil Tobias. In 1947, Rytsa enrolled as a night student at Sir George Williams College from which she graduated as a day student in 1951 (BA). Upon her graduation, she received the Birks Medal, as the highest ranking graduating student in Arts, and the Lieutenant-Governor’s Silver Medal for the highest standing in the History Major. Following her graduation, she joined the Sir George Williams faculty as English lecturer in September 1951, was promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor in 1956, Associate Professor by 1962 and Full Professor of English, in 1972. From 1972 until her retirement in 1985, Rytsa was to teach English as a full professor at Sir George Williams University and, after its 1974 merger with Loyola College, at Concordia University. The Rytsa Tobias Memorial Medal, successor to the Birks Medal, was endowed by the Tobias Family and is presented by a Tobias Family member to the highest ranking Concordia University student graduating with a BA degree. It was first awarded in 2004.

Tobin, Donald

  • DT1
  • Person

Donald Tobin graduated from Loyola College in 1936. He was president of the Loyola Alumni Association 1949-1950.

Trépanier, Jacques

  • JT2
  • Person
  • September 28, 1907 - June 21, 2003

Jacques Trépanier was born on September 28, 1907, in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec. Trépanier was the son of the journalist and historian Léon Trépanier and Anne-Marie Gagnon. After attending primary school in Montreal, he attended Collège du Sacré-Cœur in Sudbury, Ontario, where he graduated in 1929. He studied law at Université de Montréal and was admitted to the Quebec bar in 1934. After practicing law in Montreal for some time, the economic crisis prompted him to leave for Abitibi where he worked in the mines. He then decided to enter the Merchant Marines where he remained for a period of 26 months. Trépanier married Yvette Clerk on September 29, 1937, with whom he had five children: François, Maurice, Hélène, Josette and Micheline. It was in this same year that he began his career in journalism, writing first for La Patrie in Montreal, and subsequently for L'Action catholique and Le Soleil in Québec City. In 1942 Trépanier was hired by the Royal Canadian Navy as head of the French language Naval Information Service. He was then transfered to London, where he would report from until the end of the war. After his demobilization in 1946, he returned to write for the newspaper La Patrie, where he would alternate between covering the Port of Montreal and Montreal night clubs. He also covered general news for the paper. In 1954, Trépanier was transferred to Quebec City, where he worked as a correspondent for La Patrie. He was later appointed to the position of parliamentary correspondent for the same paper. Trépanier returned to Montreal in 1959 to work as the Head of Information for La Patrie. Later, he worked for Le Devoir, Montréal-Matin, and the Canadian Press Agency. At the end of the 1960s, he returned once again to Quebec City as the Director of Public Relations for the Conseil des producteurs de pâtes et papiers du Québec and as head of their paper, Le Papetier. He worked for the Conseil des producteurs de pâtes et papiers du Québec for about 15 years before retiring. Trépanier died in Montreal on June 21, 2003.

Tweedie, Katherine

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  • Person

Katherine Tweedie is an associate professor in the Photography Program, Department of Studio Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts of Concordia University. She served as chair of the Department of Photography and Printmaking from 1987 to 1989. She was Associate Dean of Students affairs (1989-1992) and associate dean of curriculum and graduate programs in the Faculty of Fine Arts (1993-1996). She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the State University of New York. She is the author of numerous articles and reviews and has contributed to books. Her video productions include "Fishing with My Brothers" (1998-2001), "I Lease Wombs, I Don't Sell Babies" (1993), and "Just Evergon" (1988). She has given conferences and guest lectures at numerous galleries and art schools, including The Banff Centre, the National Gallery of Canada, and The Society for Photographic Education in California.

Tynes, Maurice

  • MT1
  • Person
  • 1915-1978

Maurice Tynes was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, in 1915. After the Second World War, Tynes settled in Little Burgundy, a neighborhood in South-West Montreal.

During the Second World War, Tynes served in the Canadian Armed Forces as part of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders infantry regiment. He later worked as a Feed Grain Operator for the Port of Montreal, where he worked until his retirement around 1975. Tynes had two children: Linda Jones and Robert Tynes.

Maurice Tynes passed away in Montreal in 1978 at the age of 63.

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