Agnes Campbell MacPhail 1890-1954 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Agnes Campbell MacPhail 1890-1954

The first woman elected to the Canadian parliament, Agnes MacPhail was born near Hopeville. She championed many causes during her years in federal and provincial politics, particularly prison reform, improved health care, and rural cooperative movements.

Location

At the entrance to Proton Community Park on Grey County Road 9 (Agnes Macphail Road), Hopeville – approximately 12 km north of Highway 89 in Proton Township

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Grey

Municipality: Township of Southgate

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