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Human Rights in Canada: An Historical Perspective

Securing the Vote for Women in New Brunswick: The Revolution Continues

Fredericton, New Brunswick
April 17, 1919

New Brunswick joins many provinces and the federal government in granting Caucasian women the right to vote. The province amends the New Brunswick Electors Act, and gives women over the age of 21 the franchise (right to vote).

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Read the An Act to extend the electoral franchise to women and to Amend the New Brunswick Electors Act, S.N.B. 1919, c. 63

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