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Henrietta Edwards

Only seven months after Alberta became a province in April 1906, a woman stood in front of the members of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. She was presenting her Dower legislation, which if passed, would give new property rights to married women...

The Alberta Eugenics Board

The concept of sterilizing individuals that are deemed undesirable seems like something that wouldn’t happen in Canada, and while it is not something incredibly recent in our history, it has happened in Canada and it was not a brief piece of...

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