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  1. Health care financing and the Canada Health Act.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 21(2):111 (1986) PMID 11617280

  2. “An Adamless Eden” in Ingonish: what Cape Breton's archives reveal.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 44(2):95 (2010) PMID 21132934

    This essay reads the archived life of a Sydney-based woman - Ella Liscombe (1902–69) - as it was recorded in her diaries, notebooks, and especially her photograph album of a 1927 camping excursion to Ingonish, Cape Breton Island. This album features pictures of women in "cross-dress," and the writin...
  3. "The struggle to raise the lower classes": public health reform and the problem of poverty in Toronto, 1910 to 1921.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 14(1):43 (1979) PMID 11635222

  4. "A glorious madness": Susanna Moodie and the spiritualist movement. FAU - Ballstadt, C

    Journal of Canadian Studies 17(4):88 (1982) PMID 11632245

  5. "But what is the object of educating these children, if it costs their lives to educate them?": federal Indian education policy in western C...

    Journal of Canadian Studies 43(3):101 (2009) PMID 20715327

    Debates in the Canadian House of Commons in the last two decades of the nineteenth century revealed persistent differences between the Conservatives and the Liberals over federal Indian education policy and the administration of industrial schools. Until their defeat in 1896, the Conservatives suppo...
  6. Rural protest and medical professionalism in turn-of-the-century Ontario.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 21(1):5 (1986) PMID 11617278

  7. Framing the new midwifery: media narratives in Ontario and Quebec during the 1980s and 1990s.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 45(3):82 (2011) PMID 22442842

    After long periods of activism and policy debate, Ontario and Quebec were the first two provinces to integrate midwifery into their health-care services. Despite its success and growing popularity in the post-legislative era, midwifery was a highly contentious policy issue, with debates emerging at...
  8. The delivery of health services in the Canadian north.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 16(2):69 (1981) PMID 11632242

  9. Three thousand families: English Canada's colonizing vision and British family settlement, 1919-39.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 45(3):5 (2011) PMID 22413177

    After the First World War, Canada's immigration policy became more restrictive and immigration more controlled. For English Canadians, immigration of the "right type" of people—those from the British Isles—remained vital to strengthening the nation. This article examines the 3,000 Family Scheme, a j...
  10. Fragments and absences: language and loss in Miriam Toews's A complicated kindness.

    Journal of Canadian Studies 43(3):124 (2009) PMID 20715328

    Miriam Toews resists the conventional narrative of the adolescent leaving the small town, proposing instead that the community deserts Nomi Nickel. Nomi, facing maternal absence and the loss of her mother tongue, attempts to use linguistic and material fragments to connect word and world. Suffering...