Agnes Macphail c.1922
Agnes Macphail c.1922

Welcome to the Agnes Macphail Website

Agnes Macphail was the first woman elected to Canadian Parliament. During her lifetime, she was a dutiful daughter and sister, a willful teenager, dedicated schoolteacher, and champion for equal rights and fair treatment for everyone. This website and the Digital Collection showcase not just her political life, but the personal side of Agnes Macphail as she lived in Grey County and explored the world at large.
How to use the website:

  • Click on the buttons (above) to navigate to different areas and pages of the website
  • Click on the images for more information about the photographs and documents in the Digital Collection

The Agnes Macphail Digital Collection

The Agnes Macphail Digital Collection is an online resource of photographs and documents that have been collected from local museums, archives, and individual collections.
How to access the Digital Collection:

  • Click on the images in these web pages for more information
  • Follow the links on the web pages to images grouped by subject
  • Use the button above or click here to Search the Digital Collection
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