On Wednesday, September 27, 2017, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association was honoured to attend the Historic Sites and Monuments Board and Parks Canada unveiling of the Enid Gordon Graham Memorial Plaque, at Hart House, University of Toronto. 

Enid Graham helped to establish high national standards of physiotherapy education and practice, and was a leading light throughout the first quarter century of our Association’s existence.

Thank you to the official party:

  • Eric Nielsen, Manager, External Relations, Parks Canada (Master of Ceremonies)
  • Julie Dompierre, Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada Representative
  • Sarah Marshall, Physiotherapist, President of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association & Director’s Academic Associate, School of Physical & Occupational Therapy, McGill University
  • John Monahan, Warden of Hart House, University of Toronto
  • Mary Sauriol, Physiotherapist, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
  • Eve Lewis, Granddaughter of Enid Gordon Graham


Thank you to the special attendees:

  • Dr. Sandy Rennie, physiotherapist and educator. School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa; Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto; Enid Graham Memorial Award Winner, 2014, and Past President of CPA.
  • Brad Brookman, Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
  • Professor Sandy Welsh, Vice-Provost (Students) of the University of Toronto
  • Mary Hogarth, Daughter of Enid Gordon Graham
  • Kathleen Bruce-Roberston, Daughter in law (married to Enid's son Alan) of Enid Gordon Graham
  • Family of Enid Gordon Graham, grandchildren, cousins, extended family and close friends


Sarah Marshall, CPA President - Full text of speech
Government of Canada News Release