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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.
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.
Viola Desmond didn't set out to be a civil rights leader. But in 1946 when she was removed from a theatre in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, she fought back in court.
Women who played heroic roles during the War of 1812 tend not to be remembered today. The one exception is Laura Secord.