[VIDEO] June Callwood’s last interview of her life. [Interviewed by George Stroumboulopoulos]

June Callwood (June 2, 1924 – April 14, 2007) was one of Canada’s most celebrated authors and social advocates. Over the years she’s become the voice of thousands of people who have dealt with homelessness, racism, adversity and injustice. Her tireless volunteer work has earned her the nickname ‘Canada’s Conscience.’ In 2004 June Callwood was diagnosed with inoperable cancer and refused chemotherapy.’I’m in good shape,’ she said at the time, ‘I’ve lived a long time.’ Callwood was admitted to hospital. She talks to George in the last interview of her life.

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