Book Search Tools & Options

Search By Option Default = Title
Red Tuque Books Inc.  Irwin_Kahan

Irwin Kahan

Bio: Irwin Kahan was born in 1919 in a Jewish farming community in Saskatchewan. After serving with the RCAF during World War II, he received his social work degree from McGill University. In the 1950s he participated in the Saskatchewan government's cutting-edge psychiatric research program, including investigations of 'megavitamin therapy' and LSD. Working with the Canadian Mental Health Association (Saskatchewan Division) and as founding General Director of the Canadian Schizophrenia Foundation, Kahan was a fierce advocate for people with mental illness. He died in 2015 at the age of 96 in Toronto.