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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.
“Bunny” Bernice Jordan Whims remembers when the jazz was hot.
Nurses working alone in the isolated outports of Newfoundland and Labrador did the work of doctors, dentists, and veterinarians.
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.
Despite being front and centre of the suffrage movement, Francis Beynon drifted into obscurity and has been largely omitted from the historical record.