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The mothers of Confederation

This past Friday, a troupe of (mostly) retired teachers put on a performance entitled Women Vote Indirect, which focuses on Canada’s Confederation from a female perspective. Pictured, Nancy Alexander reads a monologue as Mary Hamilton looks on.

Caleb Nickerson
SHAWVILLE Sept. 29, 2017
This Friday past, students, history buffs and theatre enthusiasts alike descended upon the R.A. Hall in Shawville for a production in support of the local high school.
Entitled Women Vote Indirect, the play followed the lives of the women behind the scenes during Canada’s Confederation, including Sir John A. Macdonald’s fiancée, Agnes Bernard and George-Étienne Cartier’s wife, Hortense.

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