Our literary journal honours Agnes Macphail and True Davidson, two women whose lives and work enriched our country. Their tenacity and forthrightness continue to inspire.
Agnes Macphail (1890-1954) was the first woman to be elected to the Canadian House of Commons and one of the first two women to be elected to the Ontario Legislative Assembly.
Read more about Agnes Macphail’s life and contributions by clicking on the links below:
The Canadian Encyclopedia
Agnes Macphail: Selected Quotations
Jean Gertrude “True” Davidson (1902-1978) was a writer, teacher, and politician.
Read more about True Davidson by clicking on the links below:
The Battle of the Belles