Peter Whalley

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Peter Whalley
Born(1921-02-21)February 21, 1921
Brockville, Ontario, Canada
DiedSeptember 18, 2007(2007-09-18) (aged 86)
Saint-Jérôme, Québec, Canada
AwardsCanadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame

Peter Whalley (February 21, 1921 – September 18, 2007) was a Canadian cartoonist and sculptor.

Whalley was born in Brockville, Ontario. Went to King's Collegiate School in Windsor, Nova Scotia until 1937.[1] and established himself as a prominent humorist beginning in the 1940s. He used a distinctive stripped-down style to send up the cultural and political life of Canada. He died in a hospital in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, aged 86.

In 2007, he was inducted into the Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame.[2]


  • Nicol, Eric; Whalley, Peter (2003). Canadian Politics Unplugged. Introduction by Stuart McLean. Dundurn Press. ISBN 978-1-55002-466-1.


  1. ^ Whalley, Peter (June 3, 1959). "The wit and wisdom of Peter Whalley". Open House (Interview). Interviewed by Fred Davis. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
  2. ^ Wright, Doug (June 6, 2005). "First Ever Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning Handed Out In Toronto". Designtaxi. Retrieved 2011-12-28.

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