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November 13th, 6-8 pm, VPL Downtown Branch: Book Launch! Personal & Political: Stories from the Women’s Health Movement 1960–2010

Personal and Political details the innovative, courageous, and creative activism of the “second wave” women’s health movement in Canada between 1960 and 2010. This activism (re)claimed women’s bodies, created women-centered spaces and services, and challenged a medically dominated health system. Feminists challenged diagnoses, treatments, laws, policies, and research, as well as the care women were […]

Stollery Midwifery Research Awards Announced!

Three midwifery researchers have been awarded a total of $30,000 in the 2019 Stollery Midwifery Research Awards. Read details under the Recipients tab about their research in water birth, vaginal birth after cesarean at home and the practice environment for midwives.