Why Margaret Atwood’s latest cause is the $50 bill

Fun fact: In 2011, the only women from Canadian history ever to make it onto the country’s banknotes were replaced by an icebreaker. The Famous Five, who were involved in having women recognized as persons under the Constitution of 1867 (along with Thérèse Casgrain, Canada’s first female political party leader), were run over by the Canadian Coast Guard Ship Amundsen.

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