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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.
In the 1960s, Montreal was a Modern architectural showcase. From Place Ville Marie to Place Bonaventure to Expo 67, the city reverberated with the construction of new and remarkable buildings. Remarkable, too, for the time were the number of women architects at the centre of this activity.
For a time it had seemed that the only Canadian woman to be officially appointed as a war artist during World War II might not make it overseas at all.
Pirate Maria Lindsey Cobham sent waves of fear through sailors in 1700s Canada.
A remote homestead on Vancouver Island is a testament to a pioneer woman’s skill and determination.