Quaker Connections to the Wilberforce Settlement in Lucan

Since Tony and I moved to Lucan, we’ve really enjoyed exploring the area around us. When a friend from Toronto visited us in February, she told us about a project at work to mark Black History Month. The staff were encouraged to share a story about Black history in Ontario. . . . (Click here to read more) “Quaker Connections to the Wilberforce Settlement in Lucan”

Quaker Connections: Doan’s Kidney Pills

Doan’s Kidney Pills, a widely used brand of pills that gained popularity throughout the United States and Britain in the early twentieth century, claimed Canadian Quaker origins in their advertising. The pills were said to help a number of ‘female complaints,’ including kidney disease, back pain, nervousness, headaches, and restlessness. . . . (Click here to read more) “Quaker Connections: Doan’s Kidney Pills”