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Canadian women have no federal or provincial privileges. In municipal affairs in all the provinces widows and spinsters who are ratepayers have the same voting privilege as men, but are not eligible to municipal office. In some of the provinces municipal voting privilege has been extended to married women.

Alberta and Saskatchewan

Municipal franchise, widows and spinsters. In Edmonton and Calgary married women being property owners.

School franchise, every ratepayer. Eligible for office. Ord. 1996, No. 2, Sec. 17, 31.

 

 
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