Canada And The Twenties

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Canada And The Twenties

  1. 1. Canada and New Challenges, the Twenties A New Prosperity
  2. 2. Winnipeg General Strike
  3. 3. New Challenges to Federalism • Regionalism: the concern of the various regions of the country with their own local problems • The maritime provinces faced declining influence in national politics • Businesses and banks relocated to Ontario and Quebec
  4. 4. New Challenges to Federalism • Western farmers were frustrated by the National Policy, in place since 1878 • Farmers felt alienated by economic policies that benefited manufactures in central Canada • They were forced to buy more expensive Canadian- made machinery, without any similar protection for their products which were sold on the open world market

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