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"The struggle to raise the lower classes": public health reform and the problem of poverty in Toronto, 1910 to 1921.
“An Adamless Eden” in Ingonish: what Cape Breton's archives reveal.
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...
Framing the new midwifery: media narratives in Ontario and Quebec during the 1980s and 1990s.
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...
The CMA's first code of ethics: medical morality or borrowed ideology? FAU - Naylor, C D
"Mr. Burk is most interested in their welfare": J.G. Burk's campaign to help the Anishinabeg of northwestern Ontario, 1923-53.
Although there is a small but growing body of literature on Euro-Canadians who acted "with good intentions" towards the First Nations (Haig-Brown and Nock 2006), precious little has been written about those within the ranks of the Department of Indian Affairs who acted benevolently towards the Aborig...
Hysteria and insanity in women: a nineteenth-century Canadian perspective.
Jewish immigrant encounters with Canada's Native Peoples: Yiddish writings on Tekahionwake.
During the mass Jewish immigration of Eastern-European Jews to Canada in the first decades of the twentieth century, Yiddish publications offered a primary forum for a group of local writers to negotiate with their new identities as Canadian Jews. Within this wider process, Montreal writers H.M. Cai...
Accountability and the science research board. FAU - Chapman, I D
Linking traditional knowledge and environmental practice in Ontario.
Our Common Future by the World Commission on Environment and Development, followed by the development of international accords such as the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity, international pressure to resolve Indigenous rights issues has been steadily mounting. Successive Canadian governments h...
Three thousand families: English Canada's colonizing vision and British family settlement, 1919-39.
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...