GRAEME, Toni




CITY/TOWN: Victoria, BC

DATE OF BIRTH: May 16, 1937

PLACE OF BIRTH: Vancouver, BC

ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: Canadian-Scottish

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Promotes BEACONHILL BOOKS Catalogue for self-published authors

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Women Who Lived and Loved North of 60 (Trafford; self-published, revised Tiara Publications, 2003)

Graeme first worked in the editorial room of Vancouver Province in the 1950s. She has single-parented seven daughters. She has been involved in politcial activism for the poor; also women's issues, and zoning and noise bylaw issues in Vancouver. She moved to Whitehorse, Yukon ib 1978; then to Yellowknife, MWT in 1979. She worked as a Counsellor for the federal government travelling throughout the Arctic. She was the first woman appointed to the NWT Apprenticeship Board, has done volunteer work as fundraiser with Status of Women in Yukon, then for the Council for Disabled Persons in NWT and on Crisis Line. She was the first woman Executive Director of Women's Secretariat in NWT, 1984-1988. She has produced and written newsletters with various jobs or volunteer NGO's.

[BCBW 2003]