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MANITOBA SCHOOLS QUESTION


DATES AND FACTS


1867
British North America Act establishes Canada.

May 12, 1870
Manitoba becomes Canada's fifth province.

July 11, 1888
Thomas Greenway and the Liberals win the provincial election.

March 31, 1890
Manitoba School Act is passed in the Legislature.

June 23, 1896
Laurier wins the federal election

November 16, 1896
Laurier - Greenway Compromise is reached

OTHER RESOURCES


Priests and politicians: Manitoba schools and the election of 1896 by Paul Crunican.
Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974.

The Manitoba School Question: majority rule or minority rights? Edited by Lovell Clark.
Toronto: Copp Clark, 1968.

MAPS


Map of part of the Province of Manitoba. Protestant and Roman Catholic School Districts c1890


FOR EDUCATORS


Digital Resources on Manitoba History