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An occupational therapy session, Saskatchewan, circa 1920. From the album of Mrs. R. Leona Hudson Edwards.


Aides at Hospital in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

Canadian National Exhibition Toronto 1930s


Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists’ Annual Convention. Montreal, 1938

Jessie Luther building a kiln at the Grenfell Mission

Manual Training School, Lunenburg, circa 1910


Ward Aides Course at McGill University,1919

Ward Aides Course at the University of Toronto, 1918

Workshop Occupation: Painting

Off-ward Occupations: Crafts with Ward Aide

Leisure Activities

Bedside occupations

Job Re-training: learning to be a gardener

Task Force which developed Towards Outcome Measures in Occupational Therapy. Top Row, l-r: Serge Taillon, Sharon Brintnell,Sue Laughlin, Nancy Pollock, Mary Law, and Thelma Sumsion. Bottom Row: Barb Quinn, Micheline Marazzani and Liz Townsend.


In 1993, the first collaborators meeting was held to update the Guidelines. Members present at this meeting include: (l-r standing) Helene Polatajko, Tracey Thompson-Franson, Cary Brown, Christine Kramer, Liz Townsend. (l-r sitting) Mary Law, Sue Stanton, Sue Baptiste.

COPM launch in 1992 at the Clarke Institute,Toronto, ON. Authors from l-r:Nancy Pollock, Mary Ann McColl, Helene Polatajko, Sue Baptiste and Mary Law; CAOT Executive Director Anne Strickland. Missing.Author Anne Carswell