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On October 18, 86 years ago the ‘Persons Case’ won Canadian women the right to vote. On the same day 15 years ago, Famous 5 Ottawa help unveil a statue on Parliament Hill to honour the five women involved in the case.

Famous 5 Ottawa brought together some of those involved in raising money for the monument along with many other celebrants to mark the anniversary of both events.

Famous 5 Ottawa spearheaded efforts to raise the funds and obtain permission from the government to erect the Famous 5 Ottawa monument.

Read an interview of Isabel discussing the journey to erect the monument.