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Black History Month featured fonds: Jean Augustine

Jean Augustine was the first female Member of Parliament of African descent to be elected to Parliament. As MP for Etobicoke-Lakeshore. Augustine sponsored the bill that officially recognized Black History Month on the federal level in the 1990s.  Her archives … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

In anticipation of Mother’s Day, here’s a picture from the Toronto Telegram of a group of women outside the Royal Ontario Museum for the Mother’s Day Vigil for Peace by the NGO group Voice of Women (VOW).  Photographed by … Continue reading

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