Today marks Persons Day, a day that recognizes the Famous Five - Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, and Irene Parlby - whose tenacity and decades of struggle led to women finally being recognized as legal persons in Canada in 1929. 1/3
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This was an important milestone for our society and in the struggle for women's rights. There is still much more work to be done. So while today is a celebration of equality, it is also a reminder of the many hurdles that still exist for women in Canada. 2/3
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I join Canadians today in honouring the bravery of the Famous Five, and recognizing the work done since then to strengthen and expand the rights of women. 3/3
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It's CPC. They aren't fond of color. They pretend to be, but actions show different. I stand with the people of Mi'kma'ki as an ally on the unceded lands of beautiful Unama'ki, the land of the fog.

6:58 PM ยท Oct 26, 2021

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