Monthly Archives: March 2013

Elizabeth Brewster (1922 – 2012)

ELIZABETH WINIFRED BREWSTER August 26, 1922 – December 26, 2012 Elizabeth Brewster led a quiet life, but her poetry left a singular and insightful voice on the Canadian landscape. She was born in Chipman, NB, in 1922 and died in … Continue reading

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Breast of Friends win Gourmand World Cookbook Award

Congratulations to the authors of the Breast of Friends cookbooks! Featured in Herstory 2007, this group of “well seasoned” women from Foam Lake, Saskatchewan, has just won the Gourmand Award for best charity cookbook in North America, which was presented … Continue reading

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This week in Herstory 2013: Reverend Sky Starr

Reverend Sky Starr is a minister and therapist who helps families cope with violence in a troubled Toronto neighbourhood where guns and gangs have taken their toll on the community. After witnessing the emotional impact of violence, she established the … Continue reading

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IWD 2013: Ending violence against women

In producing the Herstory: The Canadian Women’s Calendar, the Saskatoon Women’s Calendar Collective (SWCC) celebrates Canadian women every day. But it never hurts to celebrate just a little bit more. March 8 is International Women’s Day, and you may be surprised … Continue reading

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