Tag Archives: Toronto

From the archives: Akua Benjamin (Herstory 2007)

“Why don’t we have social workers at the airport? The need is so great, considering that a large majority of immigrants and refugees arrive in Toronto, yet there are no social workers attached to immigration.” – Akua Benjamin, 2005. Akua … Continue reading

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From the archives: Annie Pootoogook (Herstory 2010)

Annie Pootoogook’s work was recently featured in MASS MoCA’s Oh, Canada exhibition, which will be showing in several venues across Atlantic Canada for three months starting June 27, 2014, and then in several Calgary venues starting Jan. 31, 2015. “I … Continue reading

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From the archives: Emily Howard Stowe (Herstory 1974)

Emily Howard Stowe Emily Howard Stowe was born in Norwich, Oxford County, Ontario, on May 1, 1831, one of six daughters of Quaker parents. They considered education as important for girls as boys, hence she was taught at home by … Continue reading

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