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The Historical Society of Ottawa Presents: Ottawa's Women on Ice

Photograph of the Parliament Hill skyline taken between the end of the 19th century and 1916.

From the first known photograph of women playing hockey, taken at Rideau Hall... Ontario's first women's hockey champions, the Ottawa Alerts... Olympic figure-skating champion, Barbara Ann Scott (a.k.a "Canada's sweetheart")...

Come learn about Ottawa's women on ice with guest speaker James Powell, author of the "Today in Ottawa's History" blog and several books.

If you want to read more from James Powell, check out this list of his works in the Ottawa Public Library's collection!