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Royal Canadian Navy
At the onset of war the Royal Canadian Navy consisted of the HMCS
, the HMCS
and less than 350 men.
"The Forgotten War," May 15 – May 25, 1915: The Canadians' bravery at this ultimately futile battle is today largely forgotten.
Watch now — a collection of videos commemorating the brave people who fought or served on the battlefields.
Feminists on the homefront
Post-war women went to work. They won the vote. Then they lost their way. By Charlotte Gray
“I’m afraid I’m a very poor sort of lover my dear. I can’t express all the beautiful things that are inside."
Helen “Nellie” Letitia Mooney (McClung)
"For the first time I knew I had the power of speech. I saw faces brighten, eyes glisten, and felt the atmosphere crackle with a new power."
Laura Elizabeth McCully
What separated McCully from most suffragists was her ardent belief that women should have the right to serve in an auxiliary military force.