At the same time as the Person’s Case, women’s suffrage movement was in full swing. Groups of dedicated women were fighting to gain the right to vote. By the end of the 1920s all women had already gained the right to vote in the federal election and also the provincial elections except for Quebec. Women’s achievements were seen in other fields as well. Emily Carr who painted about Canada’s natural beauty got recognized as one of Canada’s finest artists, Mary Pickford a Canadian woman became “America’s Sweetheart” by conquering Hollywood, The Edmonton Grads was declared the world champion in women’s basketball, Women athletes like Ethel Catherwood and Bobby Rosenfeld won gold medals for Canada in the Olympics in 1928.
Nathalie Larsen of Gothenburg, Sweden has accomplished much in her life. She has blue eyes to go along with her blonde hair. Her personality compiles of her kindness, genuine, and determination. She is currently twenty-one years old and will turn twenty-two on March twenty-eighth. This twenty-one year old has accomplished many great things throughout her athletic adventure.
Records have been set by both of these talented phenomenons, but who in the end will take the title of “The Great One,” young active Sydney Crosby or the retired hockey hero Wayne Gretzky? Both Gretzky and Crosby were considered hockey heroes and role models in their era. In comparison, both generations have seen immense change in the game of hockey itself. Both men shared many similarities that help explain the reason for their godly like status in the hockey society. Both players emerged into the Professional leagues at a very young age and immediately became much respected players within their clubs.
Hassiba Boulmerka an Algerian competitor, who competed in the 1992 games in Spain states that she wins give her confidence for all women in her country. She is a strong woman who believes every woman who wants to compete should do it. She states that even though some people may not approve of her competing, she has her friends and family supporting her. In document 10, Ali Kabir, a sportswriter talks about the rise and fall of Pakistan’s men field hockey team. He believes that the 2000 Olympics reflected their social values and from national pride to self-promotion.
Rona is a National Partner of Canadian Olympic and Paralympic teams which competed recently in Beijing and supported 34 Canadian athletes nominated to compete in the same . It shows its involvement also by being the official home improvement supplier and National Partner of the Vancouver 2010 winter games . Rona supports 100 high performance athletes through its “Growing with our Athletes Program” . Rona shows its concern for children through its support for the Children’s Aid Foundation. Rona continually gets involved in such “Public Relation” activities which go a long way in building a strong brand.
Welcome to The Famous 5, Heroes for Today website, a multimedia resource dedicated to chronicling the lives and achievements of the five visionary women from Alberta who have become known simply as the Famous 5. The Heritage Community Foundation, in partnership with the Famous 5 Foundation and CKUA Radio Network, are thrilled to unveil this dynamic source of information to be shared by all users of the World Wide Web. In 1929, Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise McKinney, Irene Parlby, and Nellie McClung fought for the recognition of women as persons under the British North America Act. Though the Persons' Case remains one of their most significant achievements, the Famous 5 dedicated their lives to improving their communities
How Women Impacted WWII-Vishnu Patel Many have said that Canadian women’s contribution in WWII did lead to an allied victory. Women played a huge role and were very important in WWII. Canadian Women took part in WWII by joining the armed forces or they stayed home to raise families, crops for food and to fill the jobs that the men have left. Women weren’t allowed fighting in battle but they did many other things as well in war. After the war many women continued their career in the military force.
From Terry Fox to Prime Minister Lester B Pearson, there are unlimited names to list on famous Canadian Leaders. But the most famous of them all would be the Famous Five. The Famous Five- Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise McKinney, Irene Parlby, and Nellie McClung- were all from Alberta Canada. Thanks to the famous five, Women would not have the rights they have today without these individuals. At a time when social conditions limited the experience of women in Canada, the Famous 5 came forward as examples of women's that were willing to pursue justice.
Without the drive to achieve goals, one is destined to fail. From the day Marilyn saw her idol, Barbara Ann Scott, a figure skating gold medallist, she was “determined” to be “the perfect Canadian girl;” who at the time was Barbara. It was everything Marilyn had dreamed of being, a female athlete who was