Flower children of the Bachelor of Nursing Class of 1971 (courtesy BScN Class of 1971)


We learnt “what matters” to persons experiencing chronic illnesses: their family and friends, their daily routines, and their familiar neighbourhood supports.  

Ste. Agathe Sanatorium

We honed our baseball skills. Patients dressed up in their finery to cheer their floor’s baseball team from their open-air balconies. Patients sang along with our “Flower Children” performance of popular Beatles tunes in the Spring Frolics. Special credit goes to Margaret (Marg) Hooton, Associate Professor of Nursing, for her support and refreshments. 

Douglas Hospital 

We entered an 8-legged cow in the Douglas Hospital Carnival. Dr. Susan French, Professor Emeritus and former Director, Ingram School of Nursing, led our cow through the hospital grounds to our patients’ delight and laughter. We even caught the eye of a Montreal Gazette photographer. 

The eight-legged cow made the Gazette (courtesy BScN Class of 1971)

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