Video - Overview of Canada History Week!

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[A dog and women from the National Council of Women of Canada at Rideau Hall, Ottawa, in October 1898]

[Text on screen: Canada History Week
Learn more about Canada’s history
Every year from July 1st to July 7th
Celebrating 100 years of women’s first right to vote!
10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 100 years of voting]

[The Executive of Political Equality League of Manitoba, snapped after witnessing the passage of the bill giving women the right to vote]

[Photo montage:

Agnes Macphail, the first Canadian women to be elected to the House of Commons in 1921.

Women from the National Council of Women of Canada at Rideau Hall, Ottawa, in October 1898.

Eliza Ritchie, activist for women’s suffrage.

Lady Aberdeen, founder of the National Council of Women of Canada and Lady Taylor, her successor as president.

Rosemary Brown, activist against racism and sexism.

Thérèse Casgrain, feminist activist, politician and suffragette.

Statue of Nellie McClung, suffragette, reformer, legislator and writer.

Nellie McClung.

Edith Anderson Monture, a nurse who served in the First World War in 1917.

Hayley Wickenheiser, the youngest woman to join the National Women’s Hockey Team.

Doris Anderson, writer, editor and activist.

Roberta Bondar, astronaut for the Canadian Space Agency.]

[Text on screen: Celebrating 100 years of women first right to vote!
#HistoryWeek2016
Find out more about these and other famous Canadian women]

[Canada wordmark]

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