On Mother’s Day let’s celebrate some Canadian women who were also mothers.
Kim Campbell was the first and only woman prime minister and the only one born in BC. 292 more words
As a highschool student, I am not sure that I appreciated reading The Stone Angel by Margaret Laurence. I missed the depth and the character development of Hagar, only understanding and reflecting the story when reading it for the second time, as an adult. 415 more words
Margaret Laurence by Jane Eaton Hamilton 2016
I wonder if people remember Margaret Laurence. She was a powerhouse of Canlit when I was a young writer–certainly an influence on us all. 561 more words
Hagar Shipley has earned the right to be curmudgeonly. Now 90 years old, she has already lived with her son Marvin and his wife Doris for 17 years when they spring a surprise on her: they want to sell the house and move somewhere smaller, and they mean to send her to Silver Threads nursing home. 630 more words