30 Notable Women’s Rights Activists in Canada

To celebrate its 30th anniversary, The Canadian Encyclopedia created 30 lists of 30 things that make us proud to be Canadian, from famous people and historic events, to iconic foods and influential artists.

Since the end of the 19th century, Canadian women have been organizing to redefine their place in society, demanding equality and justice. The women's movement has achieved a degree of formal equality for Canadian women through legal and political means. To mark its 30th anniversary, the Encyclopedia has created a list of 30 Canadian activists who have fought for such rights and helped improve the status of women.