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The Saint Boniface Museum, formerly the Grey Nuns' Convent, is the oldest building in the City of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. This historic building was built between 1845 and 1851 for the Grey Nuns who came to the Red River Colony and is now home to the museum which carries a unique collection of artifacts relating to the French Canadian and Metis heritage of Manitoba.
The Famous Five who legally gained the right for women to vote in Canada in 1929 ~ That is pretty recently! There are identical statues erected to their achievement in Ottawa, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta since they all lived in Alberta when involved in this historic and vital legal challenge. The statue shown here erected at the Manitoba Legislature in 2010. Created by local sculptor Helen Granger on behalf of the Nellie McClung Foundation.