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Yorkton International Film Festival

  • Corporate body
  • 1969-1981

The Yorkton Film Council was responsible for the management of the Yorkton International Documentary Film Festival, until 1969 when the council disbanded. A desire to continue the festival led to the establishment of the Yorkton International Film Festival Society. The Society ran its first Yorkton International Film Festival in 1971.

Youmans, Letitia

  • Person

In 1874, Letitia Youmans founded the first Canadian Woman's Christian Temperance Union, located in Picton, Prince Edward County (Ontario). While serving as president of the Canadian Woman's Christian Temperance Union, Youmans visited the North-West Territories and facilitated the organization of Unions (local chapters) at Morley, Regina, and Calgary, that would form the basis of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) of the North-West Territories.

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