Tag Archives: Canadian

From the archives: GIRL GUIDES OF CANADA – GUIDES DU CANADA (Herstory 2012)

Photo: Peterborough and Kawartha Division Guide Rally May 6, 1963 Each goal attained was like a new badge. Guiding taught me to see goals and achieve them.  – Roberta Bondar (astronaut and former Girl Guide), 1989. Since 1910, the Girl Guides have … Continue reading

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From the archives: LOTTA HITSCHMANOVA (Herstory 2010)

Many Canadians will remember the accented voice of Lotta Hitschmanova from her radio and television commercials in the 1960s and ‘70s that made 56 Sparks Street the second most famous address in Ottawa and perhaps all of Canada. Lotta was … Continue reading

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This month in Herstory 2013: Alexandra Hubbard Morton

As a child growing up in Connecticut, Alexandra dreamed of studying animals in the wild. As a young woman, she went to California to work with Dr. John Lilly, a pioneer in underwater dolphin communication. There, she met a pair … 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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Herstory 2013 for sale across Canada

Herstory 2013 for sale across the country

Herstory keeps some good company on the shelves of Box of Delights bookstore in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

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Herstory 2013 shows its true colours

Published every year since 1974, except in 1983 and 1984, Herstory: the Canadian Women’s Calendar has served as a fascinating collection and documentation of the lives of a wide spectrum of Canadian women of all ages and from all walks … Continue reading

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This week in Herstory 2012: artist Eve Kotyk

Eve Kotyk is a Canadian painter (encaustic on canvas) who writes young adult fiction. Encaustic is an old technique of applying pigments using beeswax as a carrier. Her painting, “The Muse: Daring” is featured this week in Herstory 2012. For … Continue reading

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