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  Great Depression in Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canada's most important export in the early part of the century was wheat which became central to the Canadian economy.
Canada's largest manufacturing sector was the pulp and paper industry, especially the newsprint makers.
Canada was hurt so badly because of its reliance on wheat and other commodities, and also because of the importance of trade to the Canadian economy.
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 Commanding Heights : Canada Overview | on PBS
Railroads allow Canada to capitalize on a wheat boom in the prairie provinces with exports to the U.S. and Commonwealth.
Canada's first socialist government is formed when the CCF wins 1944 elections in Saskatchewan.
Canada's economy is increasingly tied to that of the U.S. In 1948 export-dependent Canada is a strong supporter of GATT (General Agreements on Tariffs and Trade).
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Canada is sometimes considered to be the 9 country hardest hit by 6 the Great Depression.
Canada's most important export in the early 5 part of the century 2 was wheat which became 8 central to the 7 Canadian economy.
Canada's largest manufacturing sector was the 0 pulp and paper 0 industry, especially the 5 newsprint makers.
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 Encyclopedia: 1929   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In calendars based on the Christian Era or Common Era, such as the Gregorian calendar, the 21st century is the current century, as of this writing.
See also: 1928 in film 1929 1930 in film 1920s in film 1930s in film years in film film // Events The days of the silent film were numbered.
1929 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar).
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 Encyclopedia: 1929 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Peter Charles Newman (born May 10, 1929 in Vienna, Austria) is a Canadian journalist who emigrated from Czechoslovakia to Canada in 1940 as a Jewish refugee.
Edgar Miles Bronfman (born June 20, 1929) is a Canadian businessman and a member of the Bronfman dynasty, and the father of Edgar Bronfman, Jr.
Leonard Salisbury Evans (born August 19, 1929) is a retired politician in Manitoba, Canada.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1929-in-Canada   (1514 words)

  
 The Traitor and the Jew: Anti-Semitism and the Delirium of Extremist Right-Wing Nationalism in French Canada from ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Traitor and the Jew: Anti-Semitism and the Delirium of Extremist Right-Wing Nationalism in French Canada from 1929-1939.
Canada's Jews, some 375,000 strong, now form the world's fourth largest diaspora community, gaining quickly on that of the rapidly disintegrating Russia.
To me the ultimate irony of Jewish life in Canada is that the new openness and absorbency of Canadian society, for which the Jewish community struggled long and hard, may pose a real threat to its survival.
www.utpjournals.com /product/chr/754/jews20.html   (1135 words)

  
 Churchill and Canada - The Churchill Centre
During the evacuation of children to Canada during 1940, the second of the ships, in which the young boy Gilbert was a passenger, was sunk with the loss of 77 children's lives, Gilbert, happily, not among them.
In April 1944, when the Mauretania was scheduled to sail from New York carrying only about half her capacity in troops, WSC directed that those women and children who wished to return to Britain might occupy the vacant space.
But he noted Churchill's special appreciation of Canada's part, through her forces, financial aid, and the "marvelous" flow of food and supplies across the Atlantic.
www.winstonchurchill.org /i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=556   (1022 words)

  
 1929 in Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Hotel 1929 A 4-star boutique hotel, formerly shop-houses built in 1929, on the fringe of Chinatown.
1929 Morris Cowley Antique car available for commercial rental only to film, television, photo studios in the Golden Horseshoe region of Ontario, Canada.
Pandora's Box (1929): Bibliography of Film Reviews and Articles Presents an annotated, worldwide bibliography of reviews, articles, and other published material related to the 1929 film Die B├╝chse der Pandora, or Pandora's Box.
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 1929 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
January 2 - Canada and the United States agree on a plan to preserve Niagara Falls.
November 18 - 1929 Grand Banks earthquake: Off the south coast of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean, a Richter magnitude 7.2 submarine earthquake centered on Grand Banks, breaks 12 submarine transatlantic telegraph cables and triggers a tsunami that destroys many south coast communities in the Burin Peninsula area, killing 28.
As of 1997, it is Canada's most lethal earthquake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1929   (1779 words)

  
 Canada & the World: Canada and the Pacific Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada hoped that by promoting progress it could show that the West, and not the Soviet Union, offered the best choice to the newly liberated countries of Southeast Asia.
Canada's trade with all the Asian countries had been growing very rapidly: exports had more than doubled and imports tripled in just a few years.
Canada would still act as a mediator and try to encourage peace and stability in the Pacific region, but economic and commercial questions would playa more important role in Canada's relations with its Asian neighbours.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qa3710/is_199401/ai_n8724271   (1356 words)

  
 THE MAKING OF THE THIRD NATIONAL POLICY: CANADA, 1900--1929.
The importance of changes in manufacturing, and their consequence in regionalization were evident in the relatively slight decline of the share of manufacturing in the national economy, and the rise of its share in the Ontario economy.
Still, the form they took in Canada, in the early 1900s, was distinctive, and their growing importance forecast the form that global economic development would take in the last half of the century.
Government ownership in Canada appeared at the provincial level first, indicating disintegration of the national economy, but it appeared at the national level more frequently in the period from 1930 to 1960, when the Third National Policy reinforced the transcontinental structure of the economy.
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 canada and the stock market crash of 1929 cheapest prices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Definition of The Great Depression in Canada
Canada did have some advantages over other countries, especially its extremely stable bank system that saw only one bank collapse during the entire depression, compared to over 9000 that fell in the United States.
The dissatisfaction with the government during the Depression saw a rise of third party activity in Canada.
By 1939 Canada was in the first prospertity period in the business cycle in a decade.
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 Canada and the Newfoundland Crisis, 1929-1934: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Canada and the Newfoundland Crisis, 1929-1934: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Bennett was the prime minister of Canada from 1930 to 1935.
Britain's solution, detailed in the report of the Amulree Royal Commission (1933) was the suspension of responsible government, and the assumption of direct responsibility for the country's finances.
www.heritage.nf.ca /law/crisis.html   (497 words)

  
 A Brief History of Canada - 1900 to 1929
Canada was automatically drawn into the conflict and the first Canadian troops left for England on October 3.
Canada enters the war in their first battle at Ypres, Belgium on April 22 and face the first recorded chlorine gas attack.
Canada declined to help Britain during the Chanak crisis in Turkey, showing Britain that Canada was growing increasingly independent.
www3.sympatico.ca /goweezer/canada/can1900.htm   (1879 words)

  
 Tim Buck, Canada's Little Commie
That is not to say that Communists do not still offer up their ideas in Canada today, they are just not as influential as in the early part of the 20th century.
In 1929 they amended the section to make it illegal to belong to any group that "may" subvert the will of the government.
From 1929 to 1939, Canada was in the grips of the Depression.
www.mysteriesofcanada.com /Canada/tim_buck.htm   (1184 words)

  
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In 1976, Canada created the Status of Women Canada (SWC), a department within its federal government whose mission is to promote gender equality and the participation of women in all aspects of Canadian life.
Before 1929, the British North America Act (BNA) of 1867 excluded women from being considered as persons "in matters of rights and privileges." The battle for Canadian women to be considered as persons under the BNA was denied all the way up through the Supreme Court of Canada.
However, on appeal to the Privy Council in England, which was the highest court of appeal for Canada at the time, the lower court's decision was reversed, allowing women to hold public office.
www.nscorp.com /nscorphtml/whm/canada.html   (153 words)

  
 Greyhound Lines of Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Calgary based Greyhound Canada is a subsidary of Naperville, Illinois based Laidlaw International Incorporated (formerly Laidlaw Inc of Hamilton, Ontario) and linked with Dallas, Texas based Greyhound Bus Lines (AKA Greyhound USA).
In 1929 Greyhound Canada was founded as Canadian Greyhound Coaches Ltd.,operating in Alberta.
It merged with Greyhound USA in 1935 and split after Greyhound Canada was sold in 1987.
www.marylandheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Greyhound_Lines_of_Canada   (253 words)

  
 About Canada - Canada and the Pacific Basin
Canada would still act as a mediator and try to encourage peace and stability in the Pacific region, but economic and commercial questions would play a more important role in Canada's relations with its Asian neighbours.
Canada had been slow to recognize opportunities in Asia, and much of this burst of activity was an attempt to make up for lost time.
Canada now sells quite a lot of manufactured goods to these two countries, but not enough to make up for the large amount of manufactured products we import in turn.
www.mta.ca /faculty/arts/canadian_studies/english/about/pacific   (3051 words)

  
 The Persons' Case   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1929 Persons' Case is one of the major achievements by Canadians for Canadians.
The question was duly submitted to them and on October 18, 1929 they overturned the decision of the Supreme Court by deciding that the word "person" did indeed include persons of the female gender.
After 1929, the door was open for women to lobby for further changes to achieve equality.
www.ucalgary.ca /~gpopconf/person.html   (416 words)

  
 The Great Depression (1929-1939): historical context, economic impact and related links
Many businesses were wiped out: in Canada, corporate profits of $396 million in 1929 became corporate losses of $98 million in 1933.
While all of Canada suffered greatly, the regions and communities hit hardest were those dependent on primary industries such as farming, mining and logging, because commodity prices plummeted around the globe.
Thus, the three Prairie provinces, where the wheat economy collapsed, and the municipalities where mining and logging were a mainstay saw the greatest decrease in per capita income between 1928 and 1933.
canadianeconomy.gc.ca /english/economy/1929_39depression.html   (482 words)

  
 1929 canada crash market stock   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Canada Bluenose
Seventy years after the first stamp bearing the "Bluenose" was issued, Canada Post honoured her designer with a stamp of his own.
The stamp was only current for a little under two years (Jan 8, 1929 until the Grand Pre was issued Dec 4, 1930).
The shipyard in Lunenburg later built the ship that was used for staging the movie "The Mutiny on Bounty", which became decisive for building "Bluenose II", a true copy of the first vessel, and open to visitors when in harbour.
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 1929   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Since 1929, a legend has been passed down from generation to generation about the carpet of snow that once covered the city.
Black Tuesday is notorious for being the worst day in the US stock market, but in terms of percentage loss, the honor goes to Black Monday (1987 and 1929).
He still has the 1929 Model A Ford, and the initials carved into the steering wheel more than 60 years ago explain why he will never sell it.
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 1929 In Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
McCaig was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in 1929 and joined Trimac in 1945...
The Government of Canada established the Governor General's Awards in 1979...
Bob Bowker was one of Canada's pioneer pilots.
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 1929 canada crash market stock
Despite the market crash, 1929 was a good year for banks, mines, manufacturing and construction in Canada.
Canada's prosperity of the 1920s ended abruptly with the stock market crash of 1929.
1929 Return to algis.com 1928 Jan 2, Vaughn Beals, later CEO of Harley Davidson motorcycle, was born in Cambridge, Mass.
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 UW Press: Search Books in Print
The Dominion and the Rising Sun is the first major study of Canada's diplomatic arrival in Japan and, by extension, East Asia.
An overview of Canada's initial foray into Pacific affairs, it begins with the opening in 1929 of the Canadian legation in Tokyo - Canada's third such office overseas - and concludes with the outbreak of hostilities in 1941.
Meehan suggests that Canada's initially benign view of Japan, its reluctance to adopt positions in advance of its Anglo-American allies, and its lucrative Pacific trade led to a credibility gap in its policies towards East Asia.
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 Canada - 1929 - Harvesting Wheat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Canada - Harvesting Wheat with Horses- 1929 - lightly hinged
When this series was issued in 1929, there were still a good number of farmers in Canada working the land using real horsepower.
Railroads, however, had already been built across most of the country, and were used to ship grain from the west to ports on Lake Superior, where the cargo could be placed on ships to continue to eastern cities, like Montreal and Toronto, as well as for export.
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 Canada's Great Depression 1929-1939.
Tens of thousand of people all over Canada were layed of their jobs because there was no money left to put in to the wages for employees as the main source of investment was generally from the U.S. The unemployment rate went up 20% during this period.
It led to a sharp contraction in output and nominal income, and a extraordinary climb in unemployment.
While the average per capita income in 1929 was $750 a year for a normal steel or factory worker, the average
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 Canada and the Great Depression Study Guide
Material on this subject will be found in both the History and Government Division (Level 6) and the Business and Economics Division (Level 4).
Politics of Chaos: Canada in the Thirties (1972)
An introduction to the politics of the 1930s, this book describes the political response to Depression-era problems and discusses the social and political context of the 1930s.
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