Education and Social Well-Being

Rev. Adolphus Egerton Ryerson - Established Basis for Public School System in Ontario The organization and delivery of services such as education and health care within a community are recognized here. Commemorations include Frontier College, which provides education to isolated workers, Rev. Adolphus Egerton Ryerson, the Methodist minister who established the basis for school systems in Ontario, and the Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead in St.George, Ontario, childhood home of activist and organizer Adelaide Hunter Hoodless, who was active in founding Institutes of Household Sciences for Women.
Frontier College - Provided Social Welfare and Education to Workers
Frontier College
Provided Social Welfare
and Education to Workers
Adelaide Hunter Hoodless Homestead, Ontario - Childhood Home of Activist and Organizer
Adelaide Hunter Hoodless
Homestead, Ontario

Childhood Home of Activist and Organizer

Social Movements

Mary Ann Shadd - Newspaper Editor and Spokesperson for Underground Railroad Community Canadians have a long tradition of effecting social change through social movements spearheaded by voluntary associations. The impact and experiences of these movements are recognized through commemorations which address larger expressions of social action - cooperatives, temperance and other voluntary organizations. Such commemorations include events such as the Ten Acadian National Conventions (1881-1937), which were instrumental in establishing and asserting the Acadian identity.

National Historic Sites Of Canada System Plan
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