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Asleep in the Deep

By Dianne Kelly

On 27 June 1918, the Llandovery Castle, a Canadian hospital ship returning to England, was sunk by a German U-boat in contravention of international law. Two hundred and thirty-four crew members died, including fourteen nursing sisters. It was the most significant Canadian naval ... Read more

She Is Sitting in the Night

By Oliver Pickle & Rima Athar
By (artist) Ruth West

A contemporary queer re-visioning of a beautiful feminist tarot deck from the 80s--documenting a conversation across generations and mediums--She Is Sitting in the Night emerges as both a tool for tarot reading and a celebration of queer and feminist cultural production, past ... Read more

Silenced

By Bonnie Reilly Schmidt

When thirty-two women were hired as mounted police officers in 1974, it was a media sensation. After all, these were not the brawny heroes of Canadian history, or the dashing and handsome Mounties portrayed in over two hundred Hollywood movies. Women were thought to be afraid ... Read more