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You can help ensure great Canadian women are recognized for their achievements, and not forgotten:
- Celebrate Women's History Month in October, and throughout the year. Check out our suggestions.
- Nominate a woman in Canadian history who you think should be recognized as a person of national historic significance. More
- Contact Canada Post to suggest that a notable Canadian woman be commemorated on a postage stamp.More
- Suggest that more Canadian women appear on our currency. More
You can also contribute to the development of this educational site:
- Send us your favourite quote.
- Tell us who your favourite heroine is.
- Read a good book or seen a film about women in Canadian history? Let us know and we'll add the information to our section on books, films and videos, or books for young readers.
- If you've discovered a cool website about women in Canadian history, please let us know so we can add it to the links section.
- Do you know about some useful online learning materials that other educators might be interested in? Just send along the links and we'll add them to our Classroom Resources.
- Just for fun, enter our monthly contest to win a book or video about women in Canadian history.
- If you're a kid, we invite you to submit one of your Cool Creations or answer our current question in Kids Talk. Just visit Kid's World.
- Heard any news about famous women in Canadian history, plans to erect a statue to a notable Canadian heroine, etc.? Please let us know so we can post the information on our News pages.
- Have you got a great historical image you'd like to share with other people interested in women's history? Then please mail us a copy (electronic or print) and we will post the picture on heroines.ca in our National Portrait Gallery of Canadian Women.
- If you know of some top quality products that celebrate women in Canadian history in some way, please let us know so we can add information and a link in our Shop. Listings could include gift shops with a variety of items, or information on CD-ROMs, music, artwork, posters, toys, T-shirts, handbags, etc.
- Do you know of any statues or other commemorations of women in Canadian history? If so please tell us so we can add the info to our Statues section.