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  • MacDonald, Heidi (University of Ottawa PressArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2010)
    Although women religious (commonly called nuns) have historically been a large group of mostly professional women, they were regularly excluded from what the Census of Canada defined as the work force. In the censuses ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi (University of New Brunswick, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2003)
    Examines the Sisters of St. Martha, a congregation of women religious, and their contributions to health and social services during the Great Depression in Prince Edward Island. The Sisters had advantages that allowed ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi (University of New Brunswick, Dept. of HistoryArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2005)
    Examines the assumptions and barriers that women from Prince Edward Island facing in pursuing higher education. Introduces two women-religious who were instrumental in breaking the barrier to coeducation at St. Dunstan's, ...
  • MacDonald, Heidi; McDaniel, Susan A. (University of AlbertaArts and ScienceDepartment of HistoryUniversity of Lethbridge, 2012)
    The quest for self-knowledge has been a guiding principle throughout history. Plato acknowledged the duality of self-knowledge as both individual (the Delphic maxim “Know thyself”) and societal. “[I]f a Canadian is to ...