Clayoquot Lives: an ecofeminist story. An online archive of materials related to the 1993 Peace Camp in Clayoquot Sound, Canada. This was set up by activists to protest against rainforest logging. The site includes oral histories, photographs and papers from those involved.Niamh Moore co wrote an academic journal article on the ethics of creating the digital […]
Investigative Journalism Foundation datasets provides free access to Canada’s public interest databases. These include useful open access data sets on lobbying, political funding influence and lobbying communications. Methodologies are provided.
Canadian women film directors database Compiled by Margaret Fulford, a librarian at the University of Toronto. This database is a great bilingual research tool containing bibliographies, filmographies, quotations, and other information about over 1,600 Canadian women directors and their films. It has timelines of key events, a bibliography of key articles about women directors as well […]
An online exhibition from the University of Utah It includes examples of 20th century pamphlets, posters and literary magazines from radical socialist and workers organisations.
A major new LGBT digital collection from British Colombia and the city of Vancouver. The BC Gay and Lesbian Archives was established in 1976 and developed and maintained by Ron Dutton . It comprises periodicals, photographs, posters, and audiovisual materials pertaining to LGBTQ2+ communities in Vancouver and British Columbia. Explore online posters and ephemera including […]
Informed Opinions has produced the Gender Gap Tracker in partnership with Simon Fraser University. It analyses the ratio of males and females who are quoted in seven major Canadian news publications. The screen shows the last 7 days. Sources include Globe, Huffington Post and CBC. The graphic images really display a gender imbalance. The full methodology is […]
Covering the period 1970-1990. This resource from a women’s collective has a wealth of information. Of particular value are the activism newsletters including Toronto publications; Cayenne Rebel Girls’ Rag International Women’s Day Committee (IWDC) Newsletter. The website also has a wealth of pamphlets and books on social issues including day care, education and work. A […]
The MMIW Database logs cases of missing and murdered indigenous women, girls, and two spirit people in Canada and the United States, from 1900 to the present. It is being complied by a PhD Student Annita Lucchesi. The website provides information about current under reporting and lists her research reference sources. It has data on […]
An interesting blog which is providing free full text materials is irishanarchisthistory. It aims to build an online archive of magazines, pamphlets, papers and books from and about Irish anarchist organisations in Ireland, from the 1880s to current times. Other good sources of online anarchist materials include: the Anarchy Archives, maintained by Dana Ward Digital […]