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Canadian Nursing Sisters voting during the Dominion elections, at a Canadian Hospital in France. December, 1917
Women, such as Nursing Sisters, who served in a military capacity were proposed as the first to be eligible to vote in federal elections. In September 1917, the franchise was extended to Canadian women, over 21 years of age, with a relative who was serving, or had served in the War.

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