Oh Canada

Are women people? Believe it or not, this very question was posed as late as the 1920’s (specifically, August 27, 1927) when five Canadian women asked the Supreme Court of Canada to decide whether “the word ‘Persons’ in Section 24 of the British North America Act, 1867, include female persons?” That particular Act is a major part of Canada’s constitution and defines most of the … Continue reading Oh Canada