1975: Government of Nova Scotia appoints a seven-member Task Force on the Status of Women to study recommendations from the 1970 federal government “Royal Commission on the Status of Women” report and recommend actions to improve the status of women in Nova Scotia.
(Adapted from “Herself/Elle Meme: Report of the Nova Scotia Task Force on the Status of Women, 1976).
Task force members:
Mairi St. John Macdonald (Chair); Carrie Best; M. Edna de Sanctis; Judith Harrington Giffin; Joan M. McLellan; Loretta Woolsey Toews; Mary Crawford Wall.
Reference: Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women ACC:920
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