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Mrs. Nellie McClung
It was thanks to the efforts of Nellie McClung and the Political Equality League, that she help found, that Manitoba was the first province in Canada to expand the franchise to women. Later, while in Alberta, McClung was elected to the provincial assembly and continued through her life to be a vociferous writer and advocate for the advancement of women.

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