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.

Famous Five monument on the grounds of the Manitoba Legislative Building (August L-R: Henrietta Muir Edwards, Emily Murphy, Irene Parlby, Louise McKinney, and Nellie McClung Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Top 10 attractions not to miss in Ottawa #Canada #travel #tourism

10 Attractions Not To Miss In Ottawa

Canadian Museum of History (formerly of Civilization). Located in the Hull area of Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.

Canadian Museum of History (formerly of Civilization). Located in the Hull area of Gatineau, Quebec, directly across the Ottawa River from Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario.

Know of people looking for a dentist? We are always happy to welcome new patients. Refer them to Orleans Family Dentistry!

Know of people looking for a dentist? We are always happy to welcome new patients. Refer them to Orleans Family Dentistry!

How cool does this look? Giant machines have started to roam through downtown Ottawa! Will you be heading downtown to see this?

Giant machines have started to roam through downtown Ottawa! Will you be heading downtown to see this?

Ottawa, we sure have been getting a lot of rain this year. Good news, we are ready to best serve you, rain or shine.

Ottawa, we sure have been getting a lot of rain this year. Good news, we are ready to best serve you, rain or shine.

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