Canada in the World Wars and Interwar Years
During the World wars and Interwar Years Canada experienced economic gain, more freedom for women and new technological advancements.
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary ...
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Military history of Canada during World War I
The military history of Canada during World War I began on August 4, 1914, when Britain entered the First World War (1914–1918) by declaring war on Germany. The British declaration of war automaticall...
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Conscription Crisis of 1917
The Conscription Crisis of 1917 (French: Crise de la conscription de 1917) was a political and military crisis in Canada during World War I. It was mainly caused by disagreement on whether men should...
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Halifax Explosion
The Halifax Explosion occurred in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on the morning of December 6, 1917. SS Mont-Blanc, a French cargo ship fully loaded with wartime explosives, was involved in a collision...
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Great Depression in Canada
Canada was hit hard by the Great Depression. The worldwide Great Depression that started in the United States in late 1929 quickly reached Canada. Between 1929 and 1939, the gross national product dr...
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Military history of Canada during the Second World War
The Second World War officially began on 1 September 1939, with the German invasion of Poland. Britain and France declared war on the Nazi Third Reich, two days later, on 3 September 1939. Seven days ...
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Conscription Crisis of 1944
The Conscription Crisis of 1944 was a political and military crisis following the introduction of forced military service in Canada during World War II. It was similar to the Conscription Crisis of 19...
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Japanese Canadian internment
Japanese Canadian Internment refers to the detainment of Japanese Canadians following the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong and Malaya and attack on Pearl Harbor, and the subsequent Canadian declaration ...
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Bibliography of Canadian history
This is a bibliography of major works on the History of Canada.
Prohibition in Canada
The prohibition of alcohol in Canada arose in various stages, from the possibility of local municipal bans in the late 19th century, to provincial bans in the early 20th century, to national prohibiti...
Military history of Canada during World War II
The Second World War officially began on 1 September 1939, with the German invasion of Poland. Britain and France declared war on the Nazi Third Reich, two days later, on 3 September 1939. Seven days ...
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Courtrai Newfoundland Memorial
The Courtrai Memorial is a Dominion of Newfoundland war memorial that commemorates the actions of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment during the 1918 Battle of Courtrai, and the Regiment's actions in the ...
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Canada Temperance Act
The Canada Temperance Act was an Act of the Parliament of Canada in 1878, which provided for an option for municipalities to opt-in by plebiscite to a prohibitionary scheme. It was often known as the ...
Battle of Drocourt-Quéant Line
The Drocourt-Quéant Line (Wotan Stellung) was a set of mutually supporting defensive lines constructed by Germany between the French towns of Drocourt and Quéant during World War I. This defensive sys...
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Ontario Temperance Act
Ontario Temperance Act was a law passed in Ontario in 1916 to prohibit the sale of alcohol, a period known as Prohibition. This meant the province remained dry in legal terms, but smugglers continued ...
Rowell–Sirois Commission
The Rowell–Sirois Commission officially known as the Royal Commission on Dominion-Provincial Relations was a Canadian Royal Commission looking into the Canadian economy and federal-provincial relation...
Govenlock, Saskatchewan
Govenlock was once a small village of 151 people in RM of Reno No. 51, Saskatchewan, Canada. It previously held the status of a village until January 1, 1976. The former townsite of Govenlock is loca...
Dominion of Newfoundland
Newfoundland was a British dominion from 1907 to 1949. The dominion was situated in northeastern North America along the Atlantic coast and comprised the island of Newfoundland and Labrador on the con...
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Princess Pat (song)
"Princess Pat", a favorite campfire song in North America, began as a Military cadence of Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.
Princess Patricia, the Colonel-in-Chief, designed and made by...
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Florence Lassandro
Filumena Costanzo Lassandro (1900- May 1923) was the last woman to be executed in Alberta.
Born in Cosenza, Italy, Filumena immigrated with her family to Southern Alberta and married Carlo Sanfide...
Rum-running
Rum-running, or bootlegging, is the illegal business of transporting (smuggling) alcoholic beverages where such transportation is forbidden by law. Smuggling is usually done to circumvent taxation or ...
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Battle of the St. Lawrence
The Battle of the St. Lawrence involved marine and anti-submarine actions throughout the lower St. Lawrence River and the entire Gulf of Saint Lawrence, Strait of Belle Isle, Anticosti Island and Cabo...