Elsie MacGill

She oversaw Canada’s production of Hawker Hurricane aircrafts at the Canadian Car & Foundry factory during the Second World War. Hawker Hurricanes were one of the main fighters flown by Canadian and Allied airmen in the Battle of Britain. This Heritage Minute follows Elsie MacGill in her role as chief engineer overseeing the production of these instrumental aircrafts.

For more information about Elsie MacGill, please visit The Canadian Encyclopedia.

  • Elsie MacGill - Kayla Deorksen
  • Reporter – Michael Daniel Murphy
  • End Narrator – Dr. Donna Strickland
  • Director – Scooter Corkle
  • Director of Photography – Cole Graham
  • Produced by Point Blank Creative