March 8: International Women’s Day
March 8, 2017 7amET
International Women’s Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations.
- Look back at the events that led to the franchise for Canadian women: Telling Times – Women’s Right to Vote
- Explore the groundbreaking political life of Agnes Macphail: Telling Times – Agnes Macphail
- Learn the story of the five Alberta women, now known as the “Famous Five,” who in the early 20th century challenged the existing status of women: On the Bright Side – The Famous Five