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On this site you will find a selection of exceptional Canadian women who have made outstanding contributions to Canadian society and the world. Each woman's life and achievements are described, followed by a list of Resources.
Rosemary Wedderburn Brown, P.C., O.C., O.B.C.
First Black Woman Elected to a Canadian Provincial Legislature
First Black Woman to Run for the Leadership of a Canadian Federal Political Party (1975)
Mary Ella Dignam
Artist, Teacher, Organizer
Dancer, Choreographer, Teacher
Journalist, justice of the peace
Dr. Frances Gertrude McGill
Feminist, Journalist, Activist
Margaret Marshall Saunders
Writer, Animal Rights Activist, Organizer
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