A Guide to Women in Canadian History

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  • Celebrating Canada 150 in 2017


    In 2017, Canadians will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Special events will be held from sea to sea to sea! What special activities or projects are you planning for this special birthday? Let's make sure that we celebrate the contributions of a diversity of Canadians, and not just our Fathers of Confederation. Herstory matters.

    To learn more about some of the many amazing women from Canadian history, be sure to check out the books 100 Canadian Heroines and 100 More Canadian Heroines by Merna Forster. You'll discover many famous and forgotten faces in Canadian history.

  • International Women's Day: March 8th


    Every year International Women's Day is celebrated around the world on March 8, providing a great opportunity to reflect on improvements in the status of women and to assess what still needs to be done! Canada also celebrates International Women's Week in early March.


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