July 25


09:36 am

Dr. Ian Radforth will present on his publication “Jeannie’s Demise: Abortion on Trial in Victorian Toronto ” as he unveils the results of his detailed investigation of a backstreet abortion that occurred on the streets of Toronto in 1875 and its tragic consequences while exploring the story about how one woman navigated politics in Victorian Toronto, when abortion was illegal. This event is part of our Annual Fall Author Series featuring four acclaimed Canadian historical fiction and non-fiction authors! Pre-registration is required and spots are strictly limited!