Margarette Rae Morrison Luckock


Born Toronto 1893; died 1972; one of the first two women elected to the Ontario Legislative Assembly (1943-45); member of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation; education and equal pay activist.

Further reading:

“Gladys Muriel Porter,” Celebrating Women’s Achievements. Library and Archives Canada,  HYPERLINK “”

Michael Dawber, After you Agnes: Mrs. Rae Luckock, MPP (Tweed, Ont: Quinte-Web Press, c1994).

Joan Sangster, Dreams of equality: Women on the Canadian left, 1920-1950 (Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, c1989).

“Margarette Rae Morrison Luckock,” Celebrating Women’s Achievements. Library and Archives Canada,

Veronica Strong-Boag

Veronica Strong-Boag

Veronica Strong-Boag, Ph.D, FRSC, is a Canadian historian specializing in the modern history of women and children in Canada. She is Professor Emerita of Women's History at the University of British Columbia. In 1988 she won the John A. Macdonald Prize (awarded to the best book in Canadian history) for her study of the lives of women in Canada between the wars, entitled The New Day Recalled. In 1993–94 she served as president of the Canadian Historical Association. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2001. In July 2012 the Royal Society of Canada announced that Strong-Boag would be awarded the J. B. Tyrrell Historical Medal "for outstanding work in the history of Canada."