Appendix Legend

SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

Acadian Odyssey (E), NB Acadian cultural renaissance
Antigonish Movement (E), NS Important adult education and self-help movement, begun in 1928
Archibald, Edith Jessie (P), NS Key figure in the Nova Scotian women's fight for the vote
Bethune, Henry Norman (P), ON Famous medical figure and political activist
Caisse Populaire (Mouvement Desjardins) (E), QC Cooperative banks in Lévis, Quebec, established in 1901
Canadian Women's Christian Temperence Union (E) Largest non-denominational Canadian women's organization in the late 19th century
Cooperative Movement in Canada (E) Important social and economic movement
Cooperative Union of Canada (E), ON Formed in 1909 by George Keen, Ontario and Nova Scotia cooperative societies
Desjardins, Alphonse (P), QC Founder of the Caisse Populaire Movement in Quebec
Edwards, Henrietta Muir (P), AB Social and legislative reformer, fought for rights of women
First Women's Institute (E), ON Foundation of the first women's institute in Canada in 1897
George Brown House (S), ON Home of Canadian statesman George Brown
Hind, E. Cora (P), MB Leading advocate of women's rights and suffrage in Manitoba
Lajoie, Marie Lacoste-Gérin (P), QC Crusader for women's rights in the province of Quebec; campaigned for women's suffrage
Lefebvre, Father Camille (P), NB Founder of the highly successful Acadian Renaissance Movement
MacGill, Helen Gregory (P), BC Juvenile court judge; internationally acknowledged expert who campaigned for suffrage and law reform
Macphail, Agnes Campbell (P), ON First woman elected to the House of Commons (1921)
McClung, Nellie Mooney (P), ON Writer, social reformer, first woman member of Canadian Broadcasting Company Board (1936-42)
McKinney, Louise (P), AB First woman member of the Legislative Assembly in the British Empire (1917)
McNaughton,Violet Clara (P), SK Organized the Women Grain Growers; instigated publicly funded medical care programs
Murphy, Emily Ferguson (Janey Canuck) (P), AB First woman judge in British Commonwealth, fought for women's rights
On-to-Ottawa Trek (E), SK Culmination of failure of Canada's depression-era relief projects for unemployed single men
Parlby, Mary Irene (P), AB Legislator, fought for admission of women to Senate
Persons Case (E), ON Cleared the way for the appointment of women to the Senate; established that Canadian women were full persons, equal to men
Saint-Jean, Idola (P), QC Leader in the fight for women's suffrage in Quebec and for reform of the Civil Code in the 1920s and 1930s
Shadd, Mary Ann (P), ON Newspaper editor and leader of Black Refugee Movement
Stowe, Dr. Emily (P), ON First female practising doctor in Canada, organizer of women's medical college and suffrage leader
Ten Acadian National Conventions (1881-1937) (E), PE Instrumental in establishing and asserting a national identity for the Acadian people
Territorial Grain Growers Association (E), SK First successful farm organization in western Canada, 1902
Trout, Dr. Jenny (P), ON First female licensed doctor in Canada, supporter of women's medical education
Walker Theatre (S), MB 1906 playhouse, site of labour and Women's Movement meetings, 1914
Winning of the Vote by Women (E), MB The struggle of women to achieve the vote
Wood, Henry Wise (P), AB Major agrarian reformer, founder of Canada's Wheat Pools
Woodsworth, James Shaver (P), MB First leader of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (1933)

Appendix 4 - Building Social and Community Life


National Historic Sites Of Canada System Plan

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