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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.
The hands that rocked the cradles of Canada’s prime ministers.
Who was that impassioned woman at the heart of the 1919 Winnipeg General Strike? And why did her memory become lost to time? Filmmaker Paula Kelly set out to bring Helen Armstrong back from the margins of history and discovered in her journey a legacy of humanism that has been passed down through the generations.
Canada’s first female Mounties had a tough time fitting in — and you won’t find their stories in the RCMP’s official histories.
A hundred years ago, women in Canada took the first steps towards full participation in political life.