October is Women's History Month in Canada. It is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International Women's Day on March 8, and during October in Canada, corresponding with the celebration of Persons Day on October 18.
The following links offer various information and resources to further explore Canada's great women as we celebrate Women's History Month.
Rosemary Brown, Agnes McPhail, Viola Desmond and Mary Two-Axe Earley are just four examples of some of Canada's great women and their influence shaping Canadian identity and society.
Anti- Racist and Anti-Bias Resources and Websites
FAST's resources provide resources and tools to help students speak out against racism, antisemitism and tolerance
FAST's resources provides free resources and tools to teacher students about prejudice, human rights and social justice