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Human Rights in Canada: An Historical Perspective

Securing The Vote for Women in British Columbia

Victoria, British Columbia
April 5, 1917

Within a year of the first law granting women the franchise, a fifth government joins in.

An Act to amend the Provincial Election Act gives caucasian women the right to vote in B.C.

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Read An Act to amend the Provincial Election Act, S.B.C. 1917, c.23

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