An Historical look at Women

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No study of our country's history would be complete without examining the role that women have played in it all. At Canada's beginning, women were considered little more than male property, at least from a legal aspect. Today, women are viewed as valuable and equally capable members of society, at least from a legal aspect. It has been a long and often difficult journey between a time when it was illegal to steal a cow but legal to abduct a woman, and the rights given to women today. Thankfully, there were many brave, intelligent and determined women willing to take great risks to better the lives of all women of their time and those who came after them.

Some of the most notable pioneers of women's rights in Canada were a group of women who would become

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