The story of two North American countries that found themselves embroiled in an European war – one by circumstance and one by choice.More info →
Melina Druga interviewed nearly 100 female entrepreneurs and asked them several career defining questions including the one people don’t talk about: Did you struggle when starting your business?More info →
Enterprising Women is a guide to the basics of launching a startup. The subjects discussed in include deciding what type of business, planning, marketing, and fighting inner demons.More info →
“My colleagues and I are deeply lament the long list of casualties,” Prime Minister Sir Robert Borden said, “and send our profound sympathy to every home which is plunged into sadness and sorrow by the tidings that reach us from hour to hour.”More info →
“He tells us to be patient and polite. We have been both. We have never gained anything by being polite.”More info →
“And yet, despite the bedlam, the incomparable scenes of joy, there were many solemn scenes. Sober garbed women, whose husbands and sons would never return, stood on the curb, a strange mingling of emotions stirring in them. Old men saw the hand of God in the demonstration, and from hospital cots of pain bed-ridden soldiers raised their wracked bodies to listen, and smiles of contentment sank back on their pillows – ‘thank God, after all, our sacrifices have not been in vain’.”More info →
1919. The promise of better days slips away as the optimism everyone experienced on Armistice Day fades.
Hettie Taylor returns home to Canada married to Alfred, a man she barely knows, and without having had an opportunity in the nursing service to properly mourn her first husband, Geoffrey. As she adjusts to civilian life, Hettie is overcome by emotions she has difficulty controlling and must learn to come to terms with Geoffrey’s death.
Complicating matters, Alfred’s family is unnecessarily cruel to her, and Hettie begins to wonder if she will be miserable for the rest of her days.
She takes comfort confiding in her brother, Freddie, the only person she feels understands her, but he is dealing with his own storm of emotions. And a secret.
Will Hettie adjust to her first post-war year, or are she and Alfred destined for divorce?More info →
Hettie Steward is feisty, educated, ambitious and stubborn. Her fiancé, Geoffrey Bartlette, the love of her life since childhood, has been a patient man. He waited while she attended nursing school and worked a year, but now it is time to wed. While Hettie is thrilled to be starting her life with Geoffrey, she laments that marriage means sacrificing her beloved nursing career, and domestic life brings her nothing but drudgery and boredom.More info →