Canada's Democracy Timeline

Timeline created by subhangi-aniqa
In History
  • Premier of Saskatchewan Introduces Public Health Care

    Premier of Saskatchewan Introduces Public Health Care
    Tommy Douglas becomes premier of Saskatchewan and introduces “Humanity First” policy in government, by introducing free health care to the citizens
  • The Social Assistance of Act prohibits discrimination

    The Social Assistance of Act prohibits discrimination
    B.C. Act of 1945 forbids discrimination based on colour, race, in social programs.
  • End of World War Il

    End of World War Il
    End of World War 2 and founding of the United Nations.
  • Tommy Douglas Prohibits Discrimination

    Tommy Douglas Prohibits Discrimination
    Tommy Douglas forbids discrimination by making it a law.
  • Federal Elections act is changed

    Federal Elections act is changed
    Federal elections Act is changed taking race out of voting in elections.
  • Japanese Canadians get to vote

    Japanese Canadians get to vote
    Japanese Canadians are allowed to vote in the elections
  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    The universal declaration of human rights was signed by the members of the United Nations. Canadian John Humphrey the author of Universal Declaration Human Rights plays a large role in making of the declaration, and Canada was one of the countries in the signing nations.
  • EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK LAW 1956

    EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK LAW 1956
    A law called “Equal Pay for Equal Work Law” adopted in Manitoba by averting discrimination in salary based on gender.
  • End of Discrimination against Immigrants

    End of Discrimination against Immigrants
    Discrimination against immigrants has ended in Canada.
  • Canadian Bill of Rights

    Canadian Bill of Rights
    John Diefenbaker( prime minister during that year) Introduces the Canadian Bill of Rights.
  • Anti-age Discrimination Law

    Anti-age Discrimination Law
    Anti-age discrimination law is passed in British Columbia, Canada.
  • Separation of School based on Ethnic

    Separation of School based on Ethnic
    Laws that were created for separating schools for black people are removed in Ontario.
  • Capital Punishment is changed 1966

    Capital Punishment is changed 1966
    In order to be charged with a capital punishment, one must be responsible for the killing of an on-duty police officers and prison guards.
  • The legal rights of a Blind person 1970

    The legal rights of a Blind person 1970
    The first province to allow a blind person to have the legal rights to be accompanied by a trained dog opened to the public is Ontario.
  • Human Rights Commission

    Human Rights Commission
    The Federal government establishes the Human Rights Commission.