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Inukshuk Rankin Inlet Nunavut Canada The compelling Inukshuk as photographed in Nunavut by George Lessard. or Inuksuk built by the Inuit meaning: Ottawa, Beautiful World, Beautiful Places, Formations Rocheuses, Canada Eh, Ontario, Thinking Day, Quebec, Canada Travel

Inukshuk Rankin Inlet Nunavut Canada

An Inukshuk in Nunavut, Canada...being Canadian makes me proud...

The Famous Five who legally gained the right for women to vote in Canada in Statue shown here erected at the Manitoba Legislature in created by local sculptor Helen Granger on behalf of the Nellie McClung Foundation. Statues, Banff, Quebec, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia, The Famous Five, Vancouver, Canada Eh, Ottawa Canada

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Famous Five Monument (Osborne Street, Winnipeg)

The Famous Five who legally gained the right for women to vote in Canada in 1929 ~ That is pretty recently! There are identical statues erected to their achievement in Ottawa, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta since they all lived in Alberta when involved in this historic and vital legal challenge. The statue shown here erected at the Manitoba Legislature in 2010. Created by local sculptor Helen Granger on behalf of the Nellie McClung Foundation.

Emily (Jennings) Howard Stowe - No Canadian college would accept a woman student, so she enrolled at the New York Medical College for Women and on her graduation in 1867 set up a practice in Toronto… Great Women, Amazing Women, Westminster, Lancaster, Canada Toronto, Ask The Dust, Canadian History, Toddler Girls, Victorian

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Emily Howard Stowe, née Jennings, physician (b at Norwich, UC 1 May 1831; d at Toronto 30 Apr 1903). A lifelong champion of women's rights, Emily Stowe taught school in Brantford and Mount Pleasant, Canada W, and in 1856

Veronica Foster, popularly known as “Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl” Mississauga, Canada WWII Women In History, World History, Canadian History, Rosie The Riveter, History Museum, One In A Million, World War Two, Historical Photos, Girl Photos

Veronica Foster, popularly known as "Ronnie, the Bren Gun Girl", was a Canadian icon

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'Tower of Freedom', Windsor, Ontario (Canada). The tower faces the Gateway to Freedom monument found across the Detroit River in Detroit Michigan and together are called the International Memorial to the Underground Railroad. A 22 foot tower with a bronz Black History Facts, Black History Month, Art History, Detroit Michigan, Metro Detroit, Statues, Underground Railroad, Canadian History, Thinking Day

'Tower of Freedom', Windsor, Ontario (Canada). The tower faces the Gateway to Freedom monument found across the Detroit River in Detroit Michigan and together are called the International Memorial to the Underground Railroad. A 22 foot tower with a bronze Flame of Freedom created by sculptor Ed Dwight. The monument honours the harrowing journey made by thousands in search of freedom and pays tribute to Ontario’s role in the Underground Railroad."

Farley McGill Mowat born in Belleville, Ontario, May A conservationist and one of Canada's most widely-read authors. His works have been translated into 52 languages and he has sold more than 14 million books. Canadian Things, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Canadian Artists, Canada Eh, Cape Breton, Famous People, Popular People, Actresses

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Farley Mowat, OC, author, environmentalist, activist (born 12 May 1921 in Belleville, Ontario; died 6 May 2014 in Port Hope, ON). Mowat is one of Canada's most widely read authors. His books have been translated into 52 languages and have sold more than 17 million copies around the world.

Nellie McClung with books. McClung was a Canadian feminist, politician, author, and social activist. She was a part of the social and moral reform movements prevalent in Western Canada in the early In McClung and four other women, known. Women Rights, Great Women, Amazing Women, Smart Women, Amazing People, Beautiful People, Westminster, Ask The Dust, The Famous Five

Nellie McClung - Wikipedia

“Never retreat, never explain, never apologize. Get the thing done and let them howl.” Nellie McClung

 Emily Stowe was the first female doctor to practice in Canada, First Female Doctor, Westminster, Canadian History, Women's Rights, Great Women, Women In History, Women Life, Famous Women, Normal School

Dr. Emily Stowe was the first female doctor to practice in Canada, and an activist for women's rights and suffrage. Emily Stowe was born in Norwich Township, Oxford County, Ontario. Emily’s public struggle to achieve equality for women began in 1852, when she applied for admission to Victoria College, Cobourg, Ontario. Refused on the grounds that she was female, she applied to the Normal School for Upper Canada, which Egerton Ryerson had recently founded in Toronto.

Grave of Laura Secord at Drummond Hill Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Ontario, sculpture completed 1891 by Mildred Peel. During the War of Laura Secord walked 20 miles thru American territory to warn British forces of an impending attack. Canadian Things, I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Laura Secord, Cemetery Monuments, Niagara Region, Canada Eh, War Of 1812, Female Soldier

Laura Ingersoll Secord (1775-1868) - Find A Grave...

Canadian Heroine of the War of 1812. Born in Massachusetts in 1775, she moved to Canada with her parents and siblings after the American Revolution. In 1794 she married James Secord. In June of 1813 during the War of 1812, Secord's house in Queenston, Ontario, was taken over by US troops and used as their base. One...

In 1929 Women were declared "persons" under Canadian law. The "Famous Five": Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy and Irene Parlby appealed the Supreme Court decision to turn them down and won. Canadian Law, Canadian History, Canadian Things, Great Women, Amazing Women, Amazing People, The Famous Five, Mighty Girl, One Wave

On this day in 1929 Women were declared "persons" under Canadian law. The "Famous Five": Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy and Irene Parlby appealed the Supreme Court decision to turn them down and won. Happy Person's Day!

"Develop honour, justice and everything that is big." Louise McKinney - Alberta's Famous Five Wise Women, Old Women, Great Women, Amazing Women, The Famous Five, Women Rights, What Is A Feminist, Property Rights, Good Introduction

Une Exposition Herstory An Exhibition

This retrospective exhibition is an attempt to capture the flavour of 20 years of work on a unique feminist project. It samples the pages of Herstory: The Canadian Women's Calendar from 1974 to 1995, and provides a good introduction to Canadian women's history.

John Babcock (Jack) last Canadian world war 1 vet July 1900 - February He was caught for lying about his age, so he was placed in the boys reserve. The war ended before he ever got to fight the battle. Canadian Soldiers, Canadian Army, Canadian History, World War One, First World, Remembrance Day, Wwi, The Past, Death

World War I – Tinting History

Posts about World War I written by DaveD