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Health care financing and the Canada Health Act.
“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 writin...
"The struggle to raise the lower classes": public health reform and the problem of poverty in Toronto, 1910 to 1921.
"A glorious madness": Susanna Moodie and the spiritualist movement. FAU - Ballstadt, C
"But what is the object of educating these children, if it costs their lives to educate them?": federal Indian education policy in western C...
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...
Rural protest and medical professionalism in turn-of-the-century Ontario.
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 delivery of health services in the Canadian north.
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...
Fragments and absences: language and loss in Miriam Toews's A complicated kindness.
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...