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Point Ellice House blog

Point Ellice House: an inspiration for Trappings. Despite the serenity of this beautiful Victorian home, life for its first owners was far from peaceful. To learn more about their story, have a look at this guest blog. Even better, visit this National Heritage Site, a tucked-away gem of the 19th century, and imagine their lives […]

Women’s History Month

October is Women’s History Month. Who are the women behind the records in the BC Archives? I’m pleased to be discussing some stories of strong, resilient women, who walked these streets long before they were paved. Sunday, October 29th, 1 pm. With archivist Genevieve Weber and genealogist Diane Rogers. https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/visit/events/calendar/event/105512/womens-history-month-talk-women-bc-archives

UVic Library Acquisition

While The Chief Factor’s Daughter has been available at libraries across the continent (and in Zurich!) since its release, it has recently been acquired by the University of Victoria’s McPherson Library. http://voyager.library.uvic.ca/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=3739211

Guest blog: Margaret Work’s politician granddaughter

While researching and writing a guest blog about Margaret Work’s granddaughter, a U.S. Congresswoman, I was thrilled to learn that this distinguished politician and early feminist credited Margaret with inspiring her career! ┬áIt seems my novel’s heroine became an outspoken suffragist later in life. Dancing With the Octopus is a multi-media project that builds awareness […]

The Chief Factor’s Daughter added to the HBC Heritage bibliography

Listing on the Hudson’s Bay Company heritage website, Learning Centre bibliography. ┬áReview coming soon! http://www.hbcheritage.ca/hbcheritage/learning/bibliography/