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A podcast featuring figure skater Barbara Ann Scott, the darling of the 1948 Moritz Olympics. Scott passed away in 2012.
Interview by Nelle Oosterom
Canada’s History Senior Editor Nelle Oosterom spoke with figure skating legend Barbara Ann Scott in 2010. Scott, who passed away in 2012, made Canada proud during the 1948 St. Moritz Olympics.
A hundred years ago, women in Canada took the first steps towards full participation in political life.
Development programs have to reach women and girls if those programs are going to be effective and sustainable.
In a perfect world, the thirty-six women on this list would be household names. But for too long history textbooks have focused on great men, to the exclusion of all others.
Women who played heroic roles during the War of 1812 tend not to be remembered today. The one exception is Laura Secord.