By drkooi
  • Period: to

    Between WW1 and WW2

  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    Who: Electrical workers, water works employees and office workers
    What: The Winnipeg General Strike
    When: 15 May-25 June 1919
    Where: City Council in Winnipeg
    Why: Massive unemployment and inflation
    How: When negotiations broke down between management and labour in the building and metal trades, the Winnipeg Trades and Labor Council called a general strike
  • Group Of Seven

    Group Of Seven
    Who: a group of Canadian landscape painters in the 1920s
    What: They are a group of artists
    When: The Group of Seven were a group of Canadian landscape painters in the 1920s
    Where: Canada
    Why: They were famous because they are good
    How: The Group of Seven was strongly influenced by European Impressionism of the late nineteenth century in the Montmartre district of Paris.
  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    Who: The Spanish Flu killed between 50 and 100 million people
    What: one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history
    When: the pandemic lasted from March 1918 to June 1920
    Where: it was global wide
    Why: This disease killed a lot of people because it was a virus and they didn't have advance medical health care back then.
  • Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada

    Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada
    Who: Foster William Hewitt
    What: Foster was a Canadian radio broadcaster most famous for his play-by-play calls for Hockey Night in Canada
    When: February 16 1923
    Where: Canada
    Why: He was an excellent reporter that is why he lasted 40 years.
    How: Hewitt was Canada's premier hockey play-by-play broadcaster.
  • Prime Minister: Mackenzie King

    Prime Minister:  Mackenzie King
    when: born Dec. 17, 1874, Berlin, Ont., Can. — died July 22, 1950, Kingsmere, Que
    Who: William Lyon Mackenzie King -the longest serving prime minister of Canada
    Why/How: Hes in power for a long time because he had remarkable skills that were exactly appropriate to Canada's needs
    What: he was deputy minister of labour -Canada's first minister of labour - leader of liberal party before becoming a prime minister
    Where: Canada
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Who: The Chinese
    What: Banned Chinese immigrants from entering Canada
    When: It went into effect on July 1st, 1923
    Where: Canada and China
    Why: They don't like Chinese People
    How: They pulled an act
  • RCAF

    What: Royal Canadian Air Force
    When: 1924 until 1968
    Why: changed to one of a military nature in Canada
    How: changed to one of a military nature
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    What: The Wall Street Crash of 1929 (stock market crash)
    When: October 1929
    Where: United States
    How: The crash began a 10-year economic slump that affected all the Western industrialized countries
  • R.B. Bennett

    R.B. Bennett
    Who: Richard Bedford Bennett
    What: 11th Prime Minister of Canada
    When: from August 7, 1930, to October 23, 1935
    Where: Canada
    Why: He was the prime minister during the worst years of the Great Depression
    How: He beat Mackenzie King in the elections
  • Person’s Case

    Person’s Case
    Who: Edwards v. Canada
    What: is a famous Canadian and British constitutional case where it was first decided that women were eligible to sit in the Canadian Senate
    When: 1930
    Where: Canada
    Why: They wanted rights for women
    How: went all the way to the Imperial Privy Council
  • Statute of Westminster

    Statute of Westminster
    Who: N/A
    What: an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom
    When: 1931
    Where: Britian's colonies
    Why: it marked the effective legislative independence of these countries
    How: it sets the basis for the continuing relationship between the Commonwealth realms and the Crown
  • New Deal

    New Deal
    Who: Franklin Delano Roosevelt,President of the United States
    What:: a series of economic programs
    When: 1933-1938
    Where: United States
    Why: responses to the Great Depression
    How: relief for the unemployed and poor; recovery of the economy to normal levels
  • CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company

    CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company
    Who: Canadian Broadcasting Company
    What: CBC is the oldest existing broadcasting network in Canada
    When: 1929
    Where: Canada
    Why: Aird Commission on public broadcasting recommended the creation of a national radio broadcast network
    How: The CRBC took over a network of radio stations formerly set up by a federal Crown corporation, the Canadian National Railway