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2203, 2014

Famous 5

By |March 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

The Famous 5:  Members of NCWC
The Famous 5 are five women, truly pioneers, who in Alberta in the early part of the 20th century shaped the future of the lives of all Canadian women to come. Because of their efforts, on October 18, 1929, the Privy Council declared in the famous “Person’s Case of 1929” […]

805, 2014

Canadian Women’s Achievements

By |May 8th, 2014|0 Comments

NCWC is proud of women’s achievements.

This section is about Canadian Women and their achievements.  We will update this page regularly and welcome you to send contributions – contact us!

Instructions:  Click on the “+” sign below to view articles about Women’s history.




304, 2014


By |April 3rd, 2014|0 Comments

Click on images below to view photo galleries of the National Council of Women.

Click on images and links below to view videos about the history of the National Council of Women.

403, 2014

Election 2011 – April 28, 2011

By |March 4th, 2014|Categories: Document Type, Press Release - Current, Text|0 Comments

The National Council of Women of Canada

Media Release


Thursday April 28th, 2011

For Immediate Release: National Council of Women of Canada Urges Women to Vote May 2nd

It has never been more important than right now for women in Canada to vote and make their voices heard according to Mary Scott, President of the National Council of […]

2402, 2014


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708, 2015

Letter 20150604 Canada’s Role in Nuclear Non-Proliferation

By |August 7th, 2015|Categories: Letter|0 Comments

Letter 20150604 Canada’s Role in Nuclear Non-Proliferation


June 4, 2015


The Right Honourable Stephen Harper, P.C., M.P.

The Prime Minister of Canada

House of Commons

Ottawa ON, K1A 0A6


Dear Prime Minister:

Re: Canada’s Role in Nuclear Non-Proliferation 

The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT), in effect since 1970, is the only binding multilateral treaty with the goal of nuclear disarmament […]

704, 2015

Resolutions 2015

By |April 7th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

To view the list and full Resolution document during a specific year, click on the accordian (+) below.


3005, 2014

Parliament gets a makeover: An influx of young women could help change Canadian politics for good

By |May 30th, 2014|Categories: News|0 Comments

Parliament gets a makeover; An influx of young women could help change Canadian politics for good, writes Nancy Peckford
Ottawa Citizen

Fri May 6 2011

Page: A15

Section: Arguments

Byline: Nancy Peckford

Image makeovers – large and small – in the world of politics have a long history: Preston Manning worked on lowering his vocal register; Hillary Clinton lost the headband; […]

805, 2014

Canadian Resources & Links

By |May 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Instructions:  To find links to helpful Canadian resources used for our studies on Water, Housing, Women’s Health, etc., click on the accordion (+) below.



2703, 2014


By |March 27th, 2014|0 Comments

Since its founding in 1893, the National Council of Women of Canada, one of Canada’s oldest women’s organizations, has played a leading role in reaching many of the milestones in Canadian social history.   The Council has always been concerned with the welfare of women, children, the family, and the community.
Key Achievements
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