Agnes McPhail – Canada’s First Female Member of Parliament


On this date, December 6, 1921, women in Canada vote for first time in Federal Election. Women whose husbands were serving overseas in WWI were permitted to vote.

First female member of parliament elected – Agnes McPhail.

Please see, Today – Dec 06, 2010 – In Canadian History for further details.

Imagine less than 100 years ago my mother and all women in Canada were not legally persons. You have come a long way baby but still have a distance yet to travel. You go girl!


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