• Describing Canada
    1981. These three events in Canada's history brought about many crucial changes for the woman of Canada. After woman won the persons case in 1929, Canada finally considered women to be legal persons. Awareness of women's equality came to the fore front during the woman's liberation movement in the...
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  • Canada
    defining moment for the women of Canada. By 1960 women's rights groups were showing up all over Canada. The women's movement had begun. In 1966 thirty-two different women's groups from across Canada came together to for the Committee for the Equality of Women in Canada. Within a year the committee...
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  • Canadian Women World Was One
    Outline: Women’s Role in WW1. 1. Introduction 2. Hightlight important roles the women played in Canada during world war one. 3. Mention women right’s movement, and how it began after the war. 4. Define terminology 5. State thesis statement 6. Thesis Statement : Women’s...
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  • The Progression of Women’s Rights from the Early 20th Century
    equality women gained their rights to independence. In Canada, it was accomplished through three women-based associations which I found convincing to the cause of women’s freedom; Women’s Suffrage, Women’s Rights Movements and Royal Commission on the Status of Women in Canada. For many years...
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  • The Pride of Being a Woman
    , this view changed in the midst of the 19th century, when women’s organizations began wanting improvements for the society’s needs and better working conditions for women working in factories. The suffrage movement began in the 1890’s in western Canada where one of the many organizations...
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  • Positive Influence of Hippies on Canadian Society in the 1960s.
    against America. During the 60's Canadians are very much following the US. In this case Canadians are against American foreign affairs making the Canadians more independent form US policies. The first important environmental movement in Canada was led by an organization called Greenpeace. They were...
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  • Women's Rights in Canadian History
    husband’s control. It was during the 1880’s that the Women’s Suffrage Movement in Canada was starting to move forward. Female suffrage was the right of women to vote. At this time, men thought they were superior to women and that women had no place in politics. In 1883, Sir John A. Macdonald...
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  • Women's Rights
    they can do what men can do. We Deserve A Say! The right to vote was the main focus for the Women’s Rights Movement. It took many years to get all of Canada on board with the idea, 1917-1940, but all the hard work and devotion paid off, and now women all across Canada have the right to vote...
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  • Abortion Decriminalization: Why Legislation Should Not Change
    of Rights and Freedoms. Section 7 states that “Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principles of fundamental justice. Abortion in Canada has been legal since. As explained, women have...
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  • The Beginning of the Women’s Movement in the 1900s.
    . The person’s case and surrounding events, really brought the seriousness of the women’s movement to the surface and was a major breakthrough for Canadian women. Five women from Alberta (later known as The Alberta Five) took on a court of men in the Supreme Court of Canada to fight for their...
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  • Womens Rights
    practice in Canada and a strong activist for women’s rights and suffrage. She was involved in founding the women’s suffrage movement in Canada and campaigned for Canada’s first medical college for women. In 1865, Emily was denied entrance into the Toronto School of Medicine and was told by the vice...
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  • Feminism and Women's Rights in North America
    widespread belief in acceptance. Feminist demand to be viewed as equals not only in the work force but in politics as well. In Canada only 21% of the seats held in Parliament are held by women. While the movement seems less announced in this current wave there is no doubt that the fight for women’s...
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  • Charter of Rights and Freedom
    and determination was the catalyst to the second wave of the feminist movement and kick started the right to legal abortions for all women in Canada. The section of the Charter of Rights and Freedom that was most significant to the Free Abortion Movement was section 7. Section 7 of the Charter...
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  • Emily Murphy
    feminist movement in the nineteenth century. She is most famous for her court battle to have women declared "persons" under the British North American Act. Some of her achievements also include: being the first female magistrate in the British Empire, author of several books, president of the Women's...
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  • Grade 10 History Notes
    as Emily Carr * These artists painted Canadian Landscape, and now are very famous now, to own a painting is to own a part of Canadian history | Roaring Twenties | A time of prosperity for Canada | * Feminism movement allowed women to vote and led to later movements in the 1960s * Music...
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  • The Roaring 20s
    The roaring 20’s was an era of consumerism, leisure, and rebellion. The women of 1920 smoked, drank, danced, and voted. They cut their hair, wore make-up, and went to massive parties. They were called flappers. Young women did not date instead they waited until a proper young man showed interest...
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  • Aboriginal Womens Rights
    , recognition of the lack of respect for cultural integrity as well as the value of the voice of the Indian woman. The Indian Rights for Indian Women movement was successful in part due to Canadian law itself and the violation it was committing against Indian women and their equal rights concerning the...
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  • Changing Economic Role of Women
    women but life for women in some parts of the world still remains harsh. Even where females have experienced great advances like those in Canada, there are still some similarities between their economic role today and the role of women in the 1900s. During the 19th and 20th century, attempts were made...
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  • Pilates
    , processes, and consequences. 2. Legislation and Policies in Canada to include a gender-sensitive analysis in health care (pressure from women movement) - Women’s Health Bureau - Centre of Excellence Program for Women’s Health - Canadian Women’s Health Network...
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  • Argument and Persuassion
    way to careers and professional development (Quinn, 2009). According to Statistics Canada (2007), from 1991 to 2001, the total of women that have a university degree soared drastically from 21% to 34% while the total of men that are university-degree holders only went up slightly from 16% to 21...
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