Securing The Vote for Women:The Federal Response
May 24, 1918
Granting women the right to vote seems to be an idea whose time has come.
The War-Time Elections Act and many
provinces have set a precedent that is difficult for the federal government
An Act to Confer Electoral Franchise Upon Women is a major victory
for suffragettes. It grants all Caucasian women the franchise (the right
to vote). It is important to note that women of Asian and Aboriginal descent
are excluded from this victory.
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Read the An Act to Confer Electoral Franchise Upon Women S.C. 1918,
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