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This Week in Herstory 2012: Betty Ann Baker

This week in Herstory 2012, we honour the achievements of Betty Ann Baker, an advocate for the underprivileged, unemployed and disadvantaged in the Niagara Region. In 1981, she helped create Niagara Peninsula Homes, which now manages 2,700 non-profit housing units. She … Continue reading

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This week in Herstory 2012: Eliza Olson

Eliza Olson is fighting to save the Burns Bog, a unique peat ecosystem in BC’s Fraser River Valley. Over the years, developers have proposed filling the bog for commercial buildings, a golf course and a major highway. “There are many … 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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