Edith MacTavish Rogers


Born Norway House, Rupert’s Land, 1876; died Colborne, Ontario, 1947; prominent Winnipeg reformer; first woman elected to the Manitoba Legislative Assembly (1920-32)

Further reading:

Mary Kinnear and Vera Fast, Planting the Garden: an annotated archival bibliography of the history of women in Manitoba (Winnipeg: The University of Manitoba Press, 1987)

Walter McRaye,  Pioneers and Prominent {eople of Manitoba (Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Co., 1925).

“Edith MacTavish Rogers,” Celebrating Women’s Achievements, Library and Archives Canada,  HYPERLINK “http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/women/030001-1328-e.html” http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/women/030001-1328-e.html

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."