Bertha Wilson became the first women to sit on the Supreme Court in 1982. This changed Canadian lives as it made people start to think of women as equals.

Bertha Wernham Wilson (September 1923 – April was a Canadian jurist and the first female Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

The voting age in Canada was lowered from 21 to 18 in 1970. This changed Canadians lives as it allowed a wider range of voters and a more accurate representation of Canadian opens.

You must prove your identity and address to register and vote in a federal election. Here are your ID options when you are voting in person – at an Elections Canada office, at advance polls or on election day:

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/october-crisis/ The war measures act was introduced in 1970 at the time of the october crisis. It changed lives of Canadians as the laws were now a lot stricter than previously.

The implementation of the War Measures Act on Oct. 11 days after the kidnapping of James Cross and the day before Pierre Laporte was found dead in the trunk of a car by the FLQ. Know as the October Crisis.

http://transcanadahighway.com/General/highwayhistory.htm#.VKoJdr4-AzU The Trans Canada highway opened in 1962. This changed Canadian lives as it made travel across Canada a lot easier.

The Trans-Canada Highway - a true Canadian landmark!

Native peoples gain the right to vote in 1960. This changed the lives of Canadians as natives began to be treated more like equals.

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Native peoples gain the right to vote in This changed the lives of Canadians as natives began to be treated more like equals.

In 1960 Canada's bill of rights were passed. This changed lives of Canadians because it gave them the right to their rights. It gave them more freedom.

In 1960 Canada's bill of rights were passed. This changed lives of Canadians because it gave them the right to their rights.

http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/st-lawrence-seaway/ The St. Lawrence seaway is open to ships for the first time in 1952. This changed the lives of Canadians as it made relations with the U.S stronger.

Seaway System - The Seaway - 300 Years of History

The building of the Trans-Canada pipeline in 1958. This changed the lives of Canadians as it was the first time oil was being transported across Canada.

The building of the Trans-Canada pipeline in This changed the lives of Canadians as it was the first time oil was being transported across Canada.

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/studies-etudes/75-001/archive/e-pdf/4602-eng.pdf The first retirement savings plan was introduced in 1957. This changed Canadians lives as it changed their future. It allowed for a easier life for them later on.

The biggest problem with the almost everywhere is its dynamic nature. Local tax imposing authorities hire assessors to get the value of their taxpayers properties annually.

Canada's first t.v broadcasting stations. This changed Canadian lives as they were now able to watch and listen to the broadcasts.

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v broadcasting stations. This changed Canadian lives as they were now able to watch and listen to the broadcasts.

The first female major-city mayor Charlotte Whitton. This changed the lives of Canadians as it helped raise respect for females. I also think that it gave women living in Canada a sense of empowerment.

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CBC Digital Archives has an extensive amount of content from Radio and Television, covering a wide range of topics.

Terry Fox marathon of hope in the 1980's. This changed the lives of Canadians as  I think it truly did give hope and bring Canadians closer together.

The Terry Fox Foundation has lesson plans for primary, junior and intermediate levels. A great tool and can definitely be used teaching an ESL class.

The first subway opening in Toronto, it had 12 stops between Union and Eglinton. This shows how lives changed as it would have been the first time Canadians had inexpensive transportation available.

“The Station Font”: A look at Toronto Transit Commission’s subway typeface

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