1914-1929: Period of Decline

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In History
  • War Measures Act of 1914

    A law which claims to stop "enemy aliens" inside the country. Those "enemy aliens" were anyone who were related to Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  • Battle of Passchendale

    A Battle which the government for the Canadian blood is shed in vain
  • Soldiers Returning home

    Children and women wait for their relatives to return to Canada
  • The Crippled Soldiers

    Some soldiers who came back were mostly crippled and were urged to go to the hospitals. Most of them succumbed to illness of the 1918-1920 Spanish Flu Pandemic, which took the lives of 60,000 Canadians
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    THe Strike of Winnipeg Workers

    Due to tensions from low wages and terrible working conditions, the workers rebelled and called a strike, more than 30,000 people left their jobs. In the next month, the striking workers soon became violent and the RMNP (predecessor to the RCMP) charged into the protest, injuring hundreds and one worker died. 17 leaders were arrested and most of the workers were fired, when they returned to work.
  • The fate of First Nation children

    In 1920, it became mandatory for the children of First Nations of the age of 7-15 to be placed into Residential Schools. They wanted them to change into Canadian society, forcing them to believe that their parent's ways of the people were wrong.
  • Grey-Dort

    Robert Grey's company, Grey-Dort oversaw 26,000 cars being produced and sold
  • The Chinese Immigration Act, 1923

    This act follows a previous act that caused Chinese immigrants to pay taxes, this one, however was different. This law stated that new Chinese immigrants cannot come to Canada, and ones who are living here in Canada can only return to China can only stay there for 2 years.
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    The Sikh Familes

    Some Sikh families were told by their neighbors that they couldn't adapt into Canadian lifestyles, unless they dress up and they can fit in with the white people.
  • Fanny "Bobbie" Rosenfeld

    She was an regular athlete, when on 1923, she beat the Canadian champion in a race, without knowing. In that era, women were joining sports for Team Canada. While doctors discouraged women from playing active sports, due to sayings that "you won't have a child when playing sports", the women still played. Rosenfeld soon became a role-model to girls and women and contributed in many sports.