• Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    the flu had stuck British trenches in France in early 1918 and spread very quickly to the German trenches. The Spanish Flu started to make its appearance in North America in September of 1918 and when it had run its course by late 1919.There was no specific treatment for the Spanish Flu. Just as we do today, bed rest, lots of fluids and antibiotics for any ancillary infection. In the end no one knows how many lives were lost worldwide to Spanish Flu. Estimates were between 20 and 100 million.
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  • Prohibition

    Prohibition was an attempt to forbid by law the selling and drinking of intoxicating beverages.
    In March of 1918 the government made it illegal.
  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    The Winnipeg General Strike, lasted from May 15th to June 25th 1919, is Canada's best-known strike, The employers of the Winnipeg Builders Exchange and the unions grouped together under the Building Trades Council and started the strike which caused much disruption. People were being arrested and deported under Canadas new Law on Immigration.
  • Group of seven

    Group of seven
    The Group of Seven were a group of Canadian landscape painters in the 1920s,
    In 1919 they began to call themselves the Group of Seven, and by 1920 they were ready for their first exhibition.
    The Group was formed in Toronto in 1920. The members of the Group were: Lawren Harris, A.Y. Jackson, Arthur Lismer, Frank Johnston, J.E.H Macdonald, F.H. Varley and Franklin Carmichael.They tried to establish a more equitable and independent relationship between art and nature.
  • Insulin

    Over a million people in North America had diabetes
    in the summer of 1921, Medical Researchers managed to isolate insulin with the help of J.B. Collip
    By late 1922 was made available to people to treat their diabetes.
  • Prime minister/ Mackenzi King

    Prime minister/ Mackenzi King
    Who=William Lyon Mackenzie King,
    What= the longest serving Prime Minister
    When=from december 29th 1991-june 28th 1926
    Where= In Canada
    why=He made a lot of things which made him important to history. eg) his leadership of Canada through World War II from 1939 to 1945
  • Foster Hewit

    Foster Hewit
    Foster William Hewitt, was a Canadian national recipient of the order of Canada.
    He was born on November 21 1902 and passed away on April 21, 1985.
    Foster William Hewitt was born in Toronto, Ontario
    he was a legendary hockey play-by-play announcer
    Announced games for the Toronto Maple Leafs from 1927 to 1955
  • chinese exclusion act

    chinese exclusion act
    Chinese Exclusion Act was an act passed by the Parliament of Canada, banning most forms of Chinese immigration to Canada.
    Immigration from most countries was controlled or restricted in some way, but only the Chinese were so completely prohibited from immigrating.
  • RCAF

    On April 1st 1924 "Royal" was added to the CAF to make it the Royal Canadian Air Force. A major undertaking by the RCAF during 1927–1928 was the Hudson Strait Expedition whose purpose was to investigate ice movements and navigation conditions in the Hudson Strait in preparation for the possible creation of a shipping port in Hudson Bay.
  • Black tuesday

    Black tuesday
    The stock market values were flying high in Canada, but suddenly it crashed causing the Great Depression. This was significant because many people lost their homes and had huge debts.
  • 5 Cent Speech

    5 Cent Speech
    In 1930, Prime Minister Mackenzie King made a political mistake
    He insisted that social welfare
    so the King declared that he would not give a "five-cent pieve" to any province that did not have a LIberal government.
  • statue of wesminister

    statue of wesminister
    Statute of Westminster is a British law clarifying the powers of Canada's Parliament
    The Statute is of historical importance
  • On to Ottawa Trek

    On to Ottawa Trek
    The On-to-Ottawa Trek was a 1935 social movement of unemployed men protestingconditions in federal relief camps across Western Canada.
    The men lived and worked in these camps at a rate of twenty cents per day before walking out on strike in April 1935
  • CBC

    CBC is Canada's longest existing broadcasting network.
    But before it became a full crown corporation it was used to broadcast programming to riders bording trains, with coverage primarily in central and eastern Canada.
  • SS St. Louis

    SS St. Louis
    The S.S. St. Louis was part of the Hamburg-American Line.
    It had been docked in Hamburg,
    waiting for the voyage to transport German Jewish refugees to Cuba