June Callwood

June Callwood

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June Callwood was born on Jun 02, 1924 in Canada. June Callwood's big-screen debut came with The Sleepwalker Killing directed by John Cosgrove in 1997.

June Callwood was a pioneering Canadian journalist who participated in the promotion of many causes, including child poverty, aboriginal rights, homelessness, free speech, racism, reproductive freedom, capital punishment and prison reform. She was involved in the organization and development of a number of assistance agencies in and around the city of Toronto, including Casey's, an AIDS hospice named in honor of her youngest child, who was killed by a drunk driver; Jessie's, for teen parents; Nellie's, for abused and homeless women; Maggie's, for prostitutes; and Digger House, for teenagers at risk, living on the streets and getting into trouble with the law. She was a Companion of the Order of Canada.

  • Birthday

    Jun 02, 1924
  • Place of Birth

    Chatham, Ontario, Canada

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