The legacy of Catholic health care in Canada is over 400 years strong—older than the country itself. The brave, resourceful congregations of women religious who traversed our country, serving all those in need, laid the foundation for today’s health and social support system. This collection is a comprehensive resource celebrating our history, giving context and light to the legacy we continue to grow today.
A historical resource of over 500 digital history books, booklets and some videos chronicling Catholic hospitals in Canada spanning every province and territory and founded by over 50 congregations of Women Religious and 2 Congregations of Men Religious.
Foundations: A Journal for the History of Catholic Hospitals in Canada
The Affect of Affiliation on Mission in Canadian Denominational Hospitals. by Don McDermott. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Masters of Arts in Management, The College of St. Scholastica. (59 pages) 1996. Used with permission from the author.
Choosing the Life Within: 75 years of caring for single mothers and their babies. An informal history of St. Mary’s Infants’ Home (1914-1956) and Rosalie Hall (1956-1989). Scarborough, Rosalie Hall, 1989. © Misericordia Sisters of Ontario. Permission sought but not found
Elliot Lake - St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Elliot Lake, Ontario A City is Born ... Elliot Lake - The story of Elliot Lake and its beginnings (9 pages).
Elliot Lake - St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Elliot Lake, Ontario. Financial Campaign (7 pages with illustrations) 1959
Elliot Lake - St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Elliot Lake, Ontario. Annual Report 1991-1992 (23 pages with illustrations) 1992.
Elliot Lake - St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Elliot Lake, Ontario. Annual Report 1992-1993 (24 pages with illustrations) 1993.
Elliot Lake - St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Elliot Lake, Ontario: Fifty Years of Caring 1959-2009. The Elliot Lake Standard newspaper supplement, Wednesday, October 28, 2009 (8 pages with illustrations) 2009.