Voting Rights in Canada: A Select Timeline
Learn about the complicated history of Voting Rights in Canada.
The right to vote in Canada has not been straightforward. Race, ethnicity, and gender were often factors in determining who had the right to vote, a right that, once earned, could be taken away.
This timeline is not comprehensive. It is an overview of voting rights in Canada. Provincial and federal franchise regulations varied widely.
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