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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.descriptionThe National Council of Women of Canada was founded in 1893 in Toronto to address the need for societal reform, such as better education for women and women’s suffrage. The first president was Lady Ishbel Aberdeen, the wife of the Governor General. The group’s early efforts focused on improving conditions for women prisoners, women working in factories, and women immigrants. The efforts of the Council also helped to achieve the passing of the Act to Confer the Electoral Franchise Upon Women in 1918. Members of the Council have advocated for the welfare of children, the family, the community, the environment and equal pay for work of equal value. The Council continues to be concerned with these issues, and presents an annual brief to the Prime Minister and Members of the Cabinet, as well as occasionally serving on special advisory committees.en_US
dc.description.abstractAn agenda for the fifty-third annual meeting of the National Council of Women of Canada, held in the General Brock Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 3-7, 1946.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 476
dc.subjectNational Council of Women of Canada.en_US
dc.titleAgenda for the fifty-third annual meeting of the National Council of Women of Canada, 1946en_US

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