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Landon Pearson

Landon Pearson

The Honourable Landon Pearson OC is a long-time advocate for the rights and well-being of children. Throughout her career, whether working with or on behalf of children at home and abroad, serving on various councils and commissions or in her role as a Canadian senator responsible for children, Landon Pearson has been an outspoken champion for children. Upon her retirement from the Senate in 2005 she was invited by Carleton University to establish a centre to ensure that her years of work and her passion for children’s rights would continue to inspire others to carry her vision forward.

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