UBC experts on 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in Manitoba

Today marks the 100th anniversary of women in Manitoba winning the right to vote. Experts at the University of British Columbia are available to comment on the historic event, and what it means for Canadian women 100 years later.

Barbara Arneil
Professor, Dept. of Political Science
Tel: 604.822.9551
Email: barbara.arneil@ubc.ca

 Laura Ishiguro
Assistant Professor, Dept. of History
Email: laura.ishiguro@ubc.ca

Veronica Strong-Boag
Professor Emerita, Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice, Dept. of Educational Studies
Email: veronica.strong-boag@ubc.ca

Margot Young
Associate Professor, Peter A. Allard School of Law
Tel: 604.822.9685
Email: myoung@allard.ubc.ca

  • Low number of women in political office and leadership positions is an ongoing issue
  • Voting rights are of the same ilk as citizenship inclusivity


Glenn Drexhage
UBC Public Affairs
Tel: 604.822.2234
Cell: 604.518.5835
Email: glenn.drexhage@ubc.ca