Monthly Archives: December 2013

From the archives: Alice Wilson (Herstory 1974)

Photo via the website Inspirational Men & Women. Alice Wilson started work for the Geological Survey of Canada as a clerk in 1909, and she was determined to become a geologist. But it took her 36 long, struggling years to … Continue reading

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From the archives: Doris Anderson (Herstory 2011)

As editor of Chatelaine magazine from 1957 to 1977, Doris Anderson was a powerful voice for women’s rights in Canada, broaching contentious issues such as abortion, family abuse, divorce reform, pay equity and the problems of working mothers. “She set … Continue reading

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