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Women of the year throwback: 8 Canadians who rocked the ’80s and ’90s

07The woman: Kim Campbell

The year: 1994
Sure, Campbell was only Canada’s first female Prime Minister for a grand total of 19 weeks, but that didn’t stop Chatelaine’s Charlotte Gray from taking a fine-toothed comb to her “swift rise and hard fall.” Canada’s proto-Hillary was known in political circles for her “star potential,” and her on-the-record sass during her time as defence minister. (One notable barb: “Don’t mess with me; I have tanks.”) As Grey noted, “Kim Campbell did not create her moment in history, but when it came, she seized it.”

Women of the year throwback: 8 Canadians who rocked the ’80s and ’90s
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