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Ontario Womenâ€™s Institute at Toronto 5, Ontario
RECORD ATTENDANCE AT SECOND PROVINCIAL CONFERENCE
On May 4th and 5th, 1950
in W women from all parts of Ontario
... to the Copenhagen Con-
SUMMARY ISSUE 1950
MRS. R. G. PURCELL
President. Federated Women's
Institutes of Onlario
Her personal interests include
many hobbies especially in
leather uork and rug-making.
Slie_ï¬nds time to do all her own
Mrs. Purcell's ï¬ne characicr...
... toured England,
Wales, Scotland, Norway and Sweden
on route to the sixth triennial confer-
ence of the Associated Country Wo-
men of the World held in CopenÂ»
hageii, Denmark, September, 1950
After the conference the tour was
resumed with Visits in Denmark, Hol-
land. Belgium, France and Northern...
@ntario in November, 1950
. It is open to rural
irls, at least 16 years of age, who have suc-
Zessfully completed six or more Homemaking
3' lubs, who have shown steady improvement
. 'nd definite personal progress as a club memâ€"
er, and who have carried on club work of a
â€˜fi igh quality...
... Bay District:
5 Institute, organized in October 1923,
with twenty members. In 1925 the
Enâ€™s Institute Hall was built; in 1929 a
,- was added, in 1944 a new foundation
the building was painted and
ricked. It has been used as a school
: the other school was overcrowded, and
be used, free...
of Trailing Arbutus and later to keep count of
the Lady Slippers, as well as various fishing
trips put an end to working, thus for another
winter there was a lovely sink to look at but
not to use.
a small Johnson motor supplied
enough current for 12 volt lights whenever it
was in the proper mood...
its ï¬ftieth anniversary by starting to collect
articles for a local Museum. In January, 1950
Miss Powell passed away but her suggestion
still lives. Sometime later it took the form of
a district project for South Ontario, but all
agreed the Museum should be located in the
County town of Whitby...
community who might be interested in enter-
ing this field to carry on the work when it
The Hope Report stated that thousands of
children in Ontario are in dire need of special
education and thousands more could greatly
profit from it. The Hope Report was published
had to be made. The Amsterdam Conference
in 1947 was your contribution to war torn
Europe." The years between the conferences in
Copenhagen in 1950
and in Toronto in 1953
were marked by a closer association with the
United Nations Organizations FAO, UNESCO
LIFE IN CEYLON
World security cannot be gained while two-
thirds of the world is feeling insecure The
members of the United Nations realized this
and in June, 1950
. delegates of 50 nations
voted to ï¬nance an international programme
of aid in agriculture. transport. industry.
... in Canada
and 63.7 in Ontario. Twenty years later, in
the period 1950
-54, the rate for Canada was
36.3 and for Ontario 29.8â€"a reduction of over
ï¬fty per cent in both nation and province.
â€œIn spite of the advances made,â€ Mrs.
Francis said, â€œthese ï¬gures are still much too
high and ways must...
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