Gr. 5 Social Studies - Shaping an Identity
Gr. 6 Social Studies - Citizens Participate in Decision Making
Gr. 7 Social Studies - Following Confederation
Gr. 9 Social Studies - Governance and Rights
Social 20 - Canadian National Identity
The Suffrage Movement in Canada
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Canadian Encyclopedia: Women's Suffrage
Learn more about Canadian women fighting for the right to vote in this article from the Canadian Encyclopedia.
CBC Archives: Nellie McClung’s ‘mock parliament’
This is a 1974 CBC archive video about Nellie McClung's mock parliament of 1914 and her work as a suffragist.
Why Women Couldn't Vote
Canada's History online site provides the Top Ten reasons women were denied the right to vote.
Here is a history of women's suffrage, from England to Canada, from the Nellie McClung Foundation
Marking the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote in Canada
This is a sixteen minute podcast describing the history of women's suffrage in Canada.
Canadian Encyclopedia: Women's Suffrage in Manitoba
This exhibit shares some of the key moments in women's suffrage in Manitoba, the first Canadian province to grant women the right to vote.
Women's Right to Vote in Canada
This is a timeline of women's right to vote in Canada, with federal and provincial breakdowns.
100th Anniversary of Women’s First Right to Vote in Canada
This is a page from the Federal government outlining some of the key events in the history of the women's right to vote in Canada.
A century ago, a savvy Manitoba political campaign won some women the right to vote
The province of Manitoba was the first place in Canada to bring in women's suffrage, on Jan. 28, 1916. Read more about how this was achieved.
Alberta Online Encyclopedia: Voting Rights
Within an explanation of the electorate, you will find a history of voting in Alberta. Move to the next page to learn more about voting rights for women.
A History of the Vote in Canada
This web site looks at the path to self government in Canada by examining changes in the Canadian political system from 1758 to the present.
Prohibition, Women's Suffrage in Alberta
Read more about how prohibition and women's suffrage are connected in Alberta's history.