Influential Women

The War Nurse

Book Review The War Nurse by Tracy Enerson Wood A few years ago, the Canadian government released the personnel files for the soldiers who fought in WWI. I was fascinated to find my great-grandfather’s records. He’d arrived in England in 1918, only to be struck with influenza. He was released from the hospital just one week before the war ended …

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Truth Be Told

Book Review Truth Be Told: My Journey Through Life and the Law by Beverley McLachlin The first woman to ever hold the role of Chief Justice of Canada, Beverley McLachlin shares her life’s story — from growing up in the foothills of Alberta, to her career on the Supreme Court. As a young woman, McLachlin moved to Edmonton to pursue …

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