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Heidi MacDonald wrote a piece for the Chronicle Herald entitled, N.S. could have pioneered women’s vote, but missed the boat. Want to read more? Check out the following link!
March 9, 2017 City Hall, Halifax Photos by Bruce Bottomley
Oh, man: social media photo series highlights lack of diversity in Halifax monuments Women, people of marginalized communities, not being represented well, says society By: Rebecca Dingwell For Metro Published on Thu Aug 18 2016 Sarah Toye feels the monuments in the Halifax area should be more representative of its people. Toye is the secretary of
Halifax Women’s History Society raising money for statue to be located near Halifax Seaport Market By Hal Higgins, CBC News A women’s group in Halifax will launch a special waterfront project today. The Halifax Women’s History Society wants to build a monument to recognize the thousands of women who volunteered during wartime. “Our goal is to erect
MICHAEL MACDONALD, THE CANADIAN PRESS HALIFAX – Of the 280 statues in Halifax, fewer than a dozen show women — and virtually all of them are mythical figures, such as fairies and nymphs. That is about to change: A project to recognize the contribution to Canada of real women took a leap forward on Friday.
The statue of Edward Cornwallis stands in Cornwallis Part in downtown Halifax. Reynold Gregor/Global News A unique bid to recognize the contribution women have made to building Canada took a big step forward in Halifax on Friday. The Halifax Women’s History Society announced that a monument to honour women volunteers during the Second World
HALIFAX, June 24, 2016 – The Halifax Women’s History Society announced today that CN has donated $100,000 to the society’s first project, A Woman on the Waterfront, a monument honouring the thousands of women who volunteered their time and labour during wartime. “During the Second World War, women gave untold hours of service in aid
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Dear Members: The Halifax Women’s History Society and its Woman on the Waterfront project enters another busy year and wants to update you on our news since our successful launch late last fall. We want to thank the 39 members who contributed to our fund-raising ask in November and December. We raised $6,200 and are