Tag Archives: Herstory

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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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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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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