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Events listed relate to Canadian women with a few extra items added to give the timeline perspective.

This timeline is not all inclusive.

If you wish more information on the women listed in this timeline be sure and check out the On The Job pages.
LAST UPDATED March 16, 2017

2016 February 2, 2016 - Melanie Mark (1976-   ) is the 1st Aboriginal  woman elected to the Legislature of British Colombia.

Deaths 2016:
January 16, 2016 - Died
Constance Elizabeth Beresford-Howe (1922-2016) author of short stories and novels.
February 15, 2016 -
Died Constance Glube (1931-2016) ist woman appointed to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia.
March 24, 2016 -
Died
Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain (1924-2016) 1st woman appointed to the Quebec provincial cabinet.
April 23, 2016 - Died Madeleine Louise Helene Sherwood (1922-2016) 1st woman to direct a short film for the American Film Institute.
May 13, 2016 -
Died Jackie Shymanski (1965-2016) journalist with CTV & CNN
July 18, 2016 -
Died
Margaret Elizabeth Cooper (1919-2016) decoder during World War ll.
August 30, 2016 -
Died Elsie Eleanor Wayne (1932-2016) 1st woman mayor of Saint John , New Brunswick and former Member of Parliament.
November 26, 2016 - died Jean Elinor Portugal (1921-2016) journalist & author who chronicled stories of Canadian war veterans.
 
2017 Deaths 2017:
January 8, 2017 - Died Dorothy Charlotte Johnson (1925-2017) National President of the Women's Institutes and community volunteer.
   
   
   

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