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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.
Women who played heroic roles during the War of 1812 tend not to be remembered today. The one exception is Laura Secord.
The hands that rocked the cradles of Canada’s prime ministers.
Despite being front and centre of the suffrage movement, Francis Beynon drifted into obscurity and has been largely omitted from the historical record.
Here’s an idea for a sesquicentennial project: Let’s close the gender gap.