navigation main:

Then

What is not recorded is not remembered.

— Benazir Bhutto

An unfinished history of where we came from. A work-in-progress. A start. A look back, allowing us to see how far we’ve come, and how little has changed. A piece of the story, needing you to make it more whole. read more

features

  • Seasonal Feature

  • November 11: Remembrance Day

    by Carolyn Gossage

    During World War One, women contributed significantly to the war effort on the home front in Canada. They laboured on farms, in offices and in factories. They filled jobs of men who enlisted, and took on new jobs in factories manufacturing war goods. They headed and kept families fed and clothed. By 1917, there were over 35,000 women working in munitions factories in Quebec and Ontario. But they weren’t allowed to wear pants on the job. read more