5 Famous 5 Achievements

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Welcome to The Famous 5, Heroes for Today website, a multimedia resource dedicated to chronicling the lives and achievements of the five visionary women from Alberta who have become known simply as the Famous 5. The Heritage Community Foundation, in partnership with the Famous 5 Foundation and CKUA Radio Network, are thrilled to unveil this dynamic source of information to be shared by all users of the World Wide Web. In 1929, Emily Murphy, Henrietta Muir Edwards, Louise McKinney, Irene Parlby, and Nellie McClung fought for the recognition of women as persons under the British North America Act. Though the Persons' Case remains one of their most significant achievements, the Famous 5 dedicated their lives to improving their communities

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