Ontario Ancestors Conference 2022 The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa
The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa

Melanie Morin-Pelletier

Dr. Melanie Morin-Pelletier is the Historian, War and Society at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. She is the author of Briser les ailes de l’ange: Les infirmières militaires canadiennes (1914-1918) and has published multiple articles on Canadian military nursing and on the impact of the war on the Canadian home front. Since joining the Canadian War Museum in 2012, she has curated the major exhibitions: Fighting in Flanders. Gas. Mud. Memory (2014), Homefront 1917 (2015), Vimy: Beyond the Battle (2017), Armour (2018) and Lost Liberties: The War Measures Act (2021). 

Date: June 25

Time: 2:00 PM 

Stream: B 

Session: Researching the Bluebirds: On the Trail of the Canadian Nursing Sisters

This presentation will focus on the research process that allowed us to reconstruct the personal and professional trajectories of Canada’s First World War Nursing Sisters.

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