Canadian Senate


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Reception Ethel Wilson
On 23 January 1953 a dramatization of Lilly's Story was broadcast on CBC through Robert Weaver , the producer of the program Canadian Short Stories. The broadcast generated controversy. Newspapers in Montreal reported that...


18 October 1929
The Judicial Committee of the Imperial Privy Council ruled in the Persons Case that women were eligible to sit in the Canadian Senate .
February 1930
Four months after the Persons Case brought before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in England in October 1929, Cairine Wilson became the first woman appointed to the Canadian Senate .