Canada in the 1930's

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Canada in the 1930's

On-to-ottawa TrekMen from B.C. that were sick and tired of life went to relief camps and they were going to protest in Ottawa but RCMP stopped them at Regina

The worldwide Great Depression of the early 1930s was a social and economic shock that left millions of Canadians unemployed, hungry and often homeless.

Roosevelt's New Deal- created public work programs for the unemployed and for farmers- Social Security ActBennet's New Deal- Bennet's own version of Roosevelt's New Deal

Canada in the 1930s

Dirty ThirtiesThe Great Depression



Prime Minister Bennet- Unemployment Relief Act - Raised tariffs by an average of more than 50 percent to protect Canadian industries- Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Act

Unemployment hit the higest level in 1933. A severe drought struck the Prairie provinces and decimated agricultural production. Many farmers relied on government support to survive, while others abandoned their farms entirely and moved to the cities.

Black Tuesday, October 29, 1929Canada's vigorous economy was strong, growing rapidly with no end in sight in 1929. But then the world balance changed, dragging Canadians into the Great Depression.

The Stock Market Crash

The Great Depression


The Government's Response

New Deal


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