100 years ago today: Manitoba women win the right to vote!

2016

January 28 – Ottawa, Ontario – Status of Women Canada

100 years ago today: Manitoba women win the right to vote!
Minister Hajdu took part in a panel discussion to discuss the impact of the women’s suffrage movement and the challenges still facing women today. They were joined by students from the University of Ottawa, as well as representatives from local women’s organizations.

In this photo: From Left to Right: Caroline Andrew, Professor Emeritus and Director of the Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa, The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, Stéphanie Gaudet, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Citizenship and Minorities, University of Ottawa, Ruby Heap, Professor of History and Associate Vice-President, Research, University of Ottawa and Renee Harden, Director General of Communications and member of the Executive Board at Library and Archives Canada.

Minister Hajdu took part in a panel discussion to discuss the impact of the women’s suffrage movement and the challenges still facing women today. They were joined by students from the University of Ottawa, as well as representatives from local women’s organizations.

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