Canadian timeline Activity
By: Fatima Kazi CHC2P0
Canada in 1914-1918: world war one
In the first war Canada wasn't an independent country yet so they sent 25,000 troops to England so they can fight war.Canada was a remarkable nation, more than 650,000 men and women from Canada and Newfoundland served in the army and 66,000 of those Canadians died. That's what lead Canada into separating on the peace treaty
Canada in 1930-1939: The great depression
The great depression also known as Black Tuesday was when the New York stock market fell dramatically and the drought occurred in Canada.It was the time when Canadians went through pain and experienced the way life works without jobs, food, transportation, and shelter. Strikers from unemployment relief camps established by the federal government in British Columbia and Ontario jumped onto trains to Ottawa to complain about camp conditions, 1935. Their journey was stopped in Regina.
canada in 1939-1945: World war II
Canada declared war on Germany because Germany invaded Poland, France and Britain. It was Canada's first independent war. Over the course of the war, over 1.1 million Canadians served in the Army, Navy, and Air Force. More than 44,000 lost their lives and another 54,000 were wounded.
Canada in 1950-1960: Mega projects
The Trans-Canada highway is one example of the mega project. It was built during this time. Its a paved road stretching 7,821. It's the worlds largest highway that connects all 10 Canadian provinces. It was needed due to the increase of transportation and vehicles. The construction costed over $1 billion.
Canada is 1960-1970: Medicare Bill
The National flag of Canada also known as the Maple Leaf A joint committee of the Senate and House of Commons voted for the present flag in 1964 against formidable odds. After months of debate, the final design, adopted by Parliament and approved by royal proclamation, became Canada's flag on 15 February 1965.
Canada in 1970-1980: October crisis
The October crisis was in Quebec. It was a crisis that involved the kidnapping of Pierre Laporte, a Deputy premier and Minister of Labour and also James cross a British Diplomat. They were kidnapped by the members of the Front de libération du Québec. Although they released James cross they killed Pierre Laporte.
Canada in 1981-2000: Free trade agreement
The Free Trade Agreement was a trade agreement between Canada and United States It was to strengthen the unique and enduring friendship between the two countries and their peoples as befitting great trading partners,
to strengthen Canada’s national identity while at the same time protecting vital national characteristics and qualities.