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Canada's Early Women Writers - a Biographical Database
Free to access database, compiled by Simon Fraser University Library. Contains biographical and publication information for more than 470 women who lived in Canada or wrote about Canada, and authored an English-language book or pamphlet of fiction or poetry that was published before 1940.
http://www.lib.sfu.ca/researchtools/databases/dbofdb.htm?DatabaseID=424
Associated headings: Literature, Biography

Heroines.ca - A Guide to Women in Canadian History
Website developed by Canadian historian, Merna Forster, to promote awareness, and encourage the study of, women in Canadian history. The website features images, quotations, biographies, and information about cultural events, books, films, learning resources and historic sites.
http://www.heroines.ca
Associated heading: History

Les Femmes et les Lois du Quebec depuis 1970
The "Secrétariat à la condition féminine" has up-dated this reference work, which lists Quebec laws that have an impact on women. The document can be downloaded at:
http://www.scf.gouv.qc.ca/publications/publications.asp

Status of Women Canada
Government of Canada Web site.
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca


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