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Women's History Month: Canada

In Canada, Women's History Month is celebrated in October.
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Persons Case
The Persons Case in Canada resulted in the finding, on October 18, 1929, that women were persons under the law. To commemorate that event, October 18 has been celebrated as Person's Day in Canada, and Women's History Month in Canada is celebrated in October.

The Persons Case
Susan Munroe, About's Guide to Canada Online, highlights this milestone in the history of Canadian women.

Women's History Month
The government of Canada, through the Status of Women department, provides an annual resource of posters, news, articles, and more for Women's History Month.

Celebrating Women's Achievements: Activists
The National Library of Canada honors Women's History Month 1999 by remembering the 1929 "Person's Case" declaring women were persons under the law when considering public office. Also includes biographies of the Famous Five, women who were involved in the case.

Celebrating Women's Achievements: Canadian Legislators
The National Library of Canada celebrates Women's History Month 1997 with biographies of women who achieved milestones in Canadian politics as pioneer legislators.

Celebrating Women's Achievements: Librarianship/Bibliography
The National Library of Canada celebrates Women's History Month 1996 with biographies of women who've made contributions in developing library services and in bibliographic research.

Celebrating Women's Achievements: Sports
The National Library of Canada honors Women's History Month 2000 with an overview and short biographies on women in sports, focusing on the Olympics.

Women in Canadian Life and Society, Music and Literature
The National Library of Canada celebrates Women's History Month 1995 with biographies of activists, musicians and writers.

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