Essays Tagged: "canadian women"

The struggle of women in the 20's century presents the life of Elizabeth Gregory Macgill

ind information about women's lives. However, I asked my self many times " how could I have studied Canadian history for so many years and not have heard these women's stories? " I wondered. Therefore ... said. In fact, Elizabeth MacGill is a hero; she is a purposeful citizen who had done a lot to help Canadian women and other women in the world. She was the first woman in Canada to earn a degree in e ...

(5 pages) 73 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Emily Murphy essay about her contributions to the Canadian "Person's Case" in which Women fought for civil rights and equality among men.

Emily Murphy, a suffragist as well as a legal and political reformer, was a very important woman in Canadian history. She fought selflessly for the rights of citizens around her and for the overall ri ... of citizens around her and for the overall rights of all Canadian women. Emily changed the way many Canadians viewed and treated women. Through her persistence and hard work, she passed and changed se ...

(4 pages) 99 1 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Two Women's Contributions to Canadian Culture. Wafa Nurdin

Women through countless decades have influenced Canadian culture. They have stimulated the minds of many generations of Canadians, whether it be you ... unique artistic talent, values, and their accomplishments in life. A prime example of one of these Canadian women is Lucy Maud Montgomery. A woman of the early 1900's, she published one of the greate ... es a taste of life in Cape Breton though her songs that relate to coal mining, an essential part of Canadian history and culture. Coal mining has been a major factor in the history of Canadian develop ...

(3 pages) 68 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Indo-Canadina woman

1) In their article, Racism in Motion: Sport, Physical Activity and the Indo-Canadian Female, authors Patricia Vertinsky, Indy Batth, and Mita Naidu, strive to understand the st ... the field of sports participation. However, little research has been focused in this area. Few Indo-Canadian women participate in physical activities, thus insufficient material existed to formulate a ... and more important, objective: In addition to being treated unfairly because of their gender, Indo-Canadian women are discriminated against in physical activities due to their ethnic identity, appear ...

(4 pages) 30 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Did women have a big impact in Canada during World War II?

ufficient army, navy, and air force but rather part of the larger war machine that was Canada. When Canadians think of the war they must remember the country that stood behind our soldiers in Europe. ... through the War. By temporarily assuming non-traditional roles in the labour force and in society, Canadian women became an important part of the war effort from 1939-1945.In 1939 the war broke out i ...

(13 pages) 103 1 2.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Canada's Contribution to WWII

Many people know little about Canada's large contribution to World War II and the efforts many Canadians made. Nearly everyone helped out in this war and thanks to the determination of those invo ... lies were victorious in defeating Hitler. Allied victory in World War II was in large part aided by Canadian involvement in the form of women contributing to the war effort, the British Commonwealth A ...

(3 pages) 100 3 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Women During the 1920s.

xplaination of what women were like and how they were treated during the 1920sWomen During the 1920sCanadian women benefited from the courageous acts of several leaders who challenged the legal restri ... upreme Court of Canada, then all the way to the British Privy Council, the highest appeal court for Canadians at that time. The British court decisions was a triumph for Canadian women, but after the ...

(3 pages) 71 3 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

We had to sit opposite. A shory store review of a canadian short story

ue begins to take place when the blue tooth man and his family start to enquire about the two young Canadian women, and where they come from and what they are doing there.Some dramatic foreshadowing t ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women's rights and how several women in the 1920's who have change the future for all women. Women used to not be able to wote, they werent considered a "person", and were only housewives..

two jobs, employee and housewife. Many women worked to achieve independence and equality for women. Canadian women benefited from the courageous acts of several leaders who challenged the legal restri ... ng's election to the Manitoba legislature in 1921, she began to reform conditions for the rights of Canadian women. McClung and a group known as the "Alberta Five" won women the right to be appointed ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Equality With Men

ew economical and political rights, that question resounded in everyone's head repeatedly. However, Canadian women would have to engage in very difficult legal proceedings in the 1920's to gain a pers ... excluded from most professions other than nursing and teaching until the beginning of the century. Canadian women and children were suffering in the late 1800's and early 1900's when their husbands w ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Divorce Statistics

Canada granted 69 088 divorces while the United States granted 1 163 000 divorcesIn 1999, 1 417 000 Canadians and 19 400 000 Americans were divorced (about 9.8% of United States' total population)The ... riages in Canada is 13.7 yearsThe fifth year of marriage had the highest divorce rateIn 1999, 4% of Canadian males and 5% of Canadian women were divorcedIn 1998, there were approximately 36 252 depend ...

(1 pages) 39 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Teen Abortion in Canada: Dominant and Alternative Paradigms

Teen Abortion in CanadaNot since conscription has an issue separated Canadian society so greatly, and perhaps never has an issue posed a greater moral dilemma. The moder ... al human rights: to life, to privacy, and to control over one's own body. Nowadays pregnant teenage Canadian women face the tough decision of whether or not to abort the birth of their child. The numb ... en human life begins, a point made by such institutions as the National Academy of Sciences and the Canadian Medical Association. These scientists say that the point at which a new person comes into e ...

(6 pages) 36 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Maternal depression and it's effect on a child's development.

Depression is a prevalent issue among Canadian women. Approximately 25% of women in Canada will have a major depressive disorder at least ... llness, 2003) With these numbers, it is obvious that maternal depression has profound effect on the Canadian family. Mother have the most influence in a child's life, since they generally more involve ... ut are on medication, have been shown to have a more healthy development. (LaRoque, 2004)References:Canadian Mental Health Association (Feb. 3, 2003). Women and Mental Illness. Retrieved November 2, 2 ...

(5 pages) 142 1 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Depression, Stress & Suicide

The Roaring Twenties.

ing" twenties. The 20's were very prosperous for businessmen, their employees and the liberation of Canadian women. Sports, movies, and jazz became big in the recreational times of the 1920s. The "Roa ... rica. The production of newsprint became the Canada's largest industry after agriculture. Export of Canadian pulpwood equalled total pulp export s from rest of the world. To cope up with increasing de ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Racism in Modern Canada

Since the proclamation of the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (1988), Canadians have grown to accept multiculturalism as a positive ... nt from the majority. The Aboriginal people and the immigrants suffer from racist behavior, and the Canadian government decided to fight its expressions.The Aboriginals, or the "Indians" as the racist ... y they suffer from poverty. 42% of the Aboriginal women are poor, while only about 20% of the other Canadian women. The first nation women get lower salaries, as compare to other women in our society, ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Women's Writing: A Struggle Through the Ages

ir reputations and to the industry of which they wish to become a part. However, the progression of Canadian women's writers throughout history is now highly evident within society. Lastly, it can be ... cles facing them in the past, and have developed their own unique voice and style of writing within Canadian society.While women have been writers in the past, it has been men who have indirectly cont ...

(9 pages) 88 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Women In Canada

Canadian Women and World War Two Women played a comparatively small role in Canadian society ... re the onset of World War Two, women were not welcomed in the work place that men already occupied. Canadian society had fixed roles for women in society, and those roles were to work in the household ... for increasing the role of women in Canada. World War Two would change many of the impressions that Canadian society had of women, and World War Two would further define the importance of women. The w ...

(5 pages) 533 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Preventing Smoking Relapse

In Postpartum Women Purpose: Since the 1960s, there has been minimal reduction in the proportion of Canadian women who smoke. Up to 15,000 Canadian women die annually from diseases attributable to smo ... T. B. (1990). Postcessation cigaretterse: The process of relapse. Addictive Behaviors, 15, 105-114.Canadian Cancer Society. (1997). Canadian cancer statistics 19777, Toronto: Author.Charlton, A. (199 ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Acquiring New Information Systems

Vancouver Island UniversityNanaimo, BC, CanadaDate: February 17, 2010Executive Summary:Aritzia is a Canadian female clothing company which is expanding in North America with over 40 stores. It is one ... Services Industry Value: $ billion, 2004-2008 ���1.0 Introduction:Aritzia is a Canadian women's clothing company which started as an upscale departmental store in Vancouver in 198 ...

(10 pages) 63 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking