Women’s Institutes

If the Women’s Institutes of Canada have done nothing else to justify their existence than compiling the Tweedsmuir Histories, they have earned a place of honour, in this country. To mind, the real history of the rural areas of Canada is noted down in these works. History, as written by the professional historians, can beContinue Reading

The Legacy of Adelaide Hunter Hoodless

The Legacy of Adelaide Hunter Hoodless

Adelaide Hunter Hoodless   – born 27 February 1857   – died 26 February 1910 The above dates are merely bookends to a short life, 53 years less a day, but one filled with service to family, community and nation. What an enormous amount of dedication and service she provided in her short life span – whatContinue Reading

Network News – February/March 2019

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Northern Canada Women’s Institutes

Northern Canada Women’s Institutes

The material for this column came from the BCWI History Book and past FWIC Newsletters When, in 1956, some women in Haines Junction, Yukon, decided to start a Women’s Institute because they could related to the Aims and Objectives of the WI, a new era was born. They were affiliated with the British Columbia Women’sContinue Reading

Merry Christmas to all!

Merry Christmas to all!

“December is a happy month, of peace and real goodwill, The grand finale of our climb across another hill of time. The prelude to a brand new year, and all that it will bring, December is a joyful month, to which we tightly cling. For near its end we celebrate the greatest day of all:Continue Reading

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