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John’s Believe It Or Not… February 16th

* 1967 – Founding of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada * 1923 Archaeologist opens tomb of King Tut * 1804 The most daring act of the age * 1959 Castro sworn in * 2005 The Kyoto Protocol comes into force following its ratification by Russia.

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* 1967 – Founding of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada

The 1960s was a period of dramatic change and upheaval in Canada, as it was in most western nations. As the civil rights and peace movements gained momentum, so too did the second wave of the women’s movement, bringing with it pressure to advance equality for women. The post-war boom had seen a growing number of women choosing higher education and paid employment over traditional roles, while others were demanding recognition for their work in the home and greater sharing of responsibilities between women and men. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… February 16th”