1883: The Canadian Women’s Suffrage Association is born.
1916: Manitoba is the first province to grant the vote to women.
1917: The Wartime Election Act gives the vote to women who are closely related to a man in service (e.g., spouse or next-of-kin)
1918: Sir Robert Borden (Prime Minister of Canada) introduces a bill to extend the vote to *nearly* all women.
1921: Agnes MacPhail elected to the Dominion House and serves 3 terms.
1929: Established women’s right to sit in the Senate
1930: Mrs. Carine MacKay Wilson appointed the first woman senator.