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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 Persons Case

Throughout Canadian history, there have been many landmark cases but few are on the same level of importance as Edwards versus Canada, also known as The Persons Case. The Persons Case would be decided in 1929, but its origins date back over a decade...

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