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Do Alberta Indians want to vote?

In Canada's early days, only a select group of privileged men could vote. Now it's a fundamental right for all Canadians over 18. Women, Asians, native people and prisoners were among those who gained the right to vote in Canadian elections over the past century — often amid controversy. CBC Archives explores the evolution of voting rights in Canada.

An Edmonton journalist predicts a low turnout rate for Aboriginals in the 1967 Alberta election.

Medium: Radio
Program: In Canada This Week
Broadcast Date: May 6, 1967
Speaker: John Barr
Duration: 3:31

Last updated: April 17, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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