'Firetraps,' disease and abusers - At least native children died in Canada's residential schools. Some of the aboriginal children died as runaways and were found frozen to death in snowy fields; others, who tried to escape their abusers, drowned.
Nellie McClung "Never underestimate the power of woman" Nellie McClung was a Canadian feminist, politician, and social activist. She was a part of the social and moral reform movements prevalent in Western Canada in the early
Emily Murphy – The first women magistrate in the British Empire. In 1927 she joined forces with four other Canadian women who sought to challenge an old Canadian law that said, “women should not be counted as persons”