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From the archives: Violet McNaughton (Herstory 1974)

Violet McNaughton came to Canada in November 1909 to join her father, William Delamark Jackson, who was farming in Saskatchewan. For a year she lived in a sod hut on the prairie, sleeping at night in a room which served … Continue reading

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From the archives: Cora Hind (Herstory 1974)

Ella Cora Hind (Sept. 18, 1861-Oct. 6, 1942) was Western Canada’s first female journalist and a women’s rights activist. Cora Hind arrived in Winnipeg in 1882 at the age of 21, and after the Free Press (which made her forecasts … Continue reading

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