WOMEN WIN THE VOTE
DATES AND FACTS
1874Woman's Christian Temperance Union founded in Ontario.
1887Women property owners can vote in municipal elections in Manitoba.
1890Women property owners can vote in school board elections in Manitoba.
1893Manitoba's Woman's Christian Temperance Union presents a petition for female suffrage.
1894Manitoba Equal Suffrage Club is founded.
1901One in six Canadian workers is a woman.
February 13, 1907Manitoba revokes women's municipal franchise.
January 28, 1914The Women's Parliament is staged at the Walker Theatre.
1915 Political Equality League submits a petition to government for female suffrage.
January 28, 1916Manitoba gives women the right to vote provincially.
May 24, 1918
Canadian women win the right to vote in federal elections.
Liberation deferred? The ideas of the English-Canadian Suffragists by Carol Lee Bacchi. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1983
In times like these by Nellie L. McClung. Toronto: McLeod & Allen, c1915.
The woman suffrage movement in Canada by Catherine L. Cleverdon.Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1974.
Manitoba 1926 [Rural Organizations]
Manitoba electoral maps1920