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Canada’s Great Depression

When there is talk of The Great Depression, the United States and its Dust Bowl often takes centre stage but there were many other places impacted by the depression, and few were affected as severely as Canada. In this episode, I am going to look at...

The Elections: 1935

The Conservatives and Prime Minister R.B. Bennett had come into power in 1930 on the promise of fixing the problems created by The Great Depression. Five years later, not only did things seem to be worse, but the blame from Canadians for that fell...

The Elections: 1930

After the chaos of the 1925 and 1926 elections, coupled with the King-Byng Affair, it probably seemed like things would get better for William Lyon Mackenzie King but what he did not count on was the monumental event of The Great Depression. By the...

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