Canadian History 1920s & 1930s TIMELINE

  • Spanish Flu

    Spanish Flu
    The spanish Flu was a influenza pandemic that was spread across the world at that time which it has also affected canada. Most of the victum to this flu was young adults which were very healthy too. This major flu killed 50 to 100 million people which making it the biggest natural disaster in history
  • Prohibition

    prohibition started in Canada in the 1918. This meant that it would prevent people from selling or buying alcohol. This law was made because in that time there was a wide spread of drinking across the country. Almost every province in Canada was strongly agreeing to this law except Quebec where 80 percent of the people didn't agree to this law
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    Canadian History 1920s & 1930s TIMELINE

  • Winnipeg General Strike

    Winnipeg General Strike
    The Winnipeg General Strike, 15 May-25 June 1919, was Canada's best-known general strike. Massive unemployment and inflation, the success of the Russian Revolution (1917), a wave of strikes across Canada and rising REVOLUTIONARY INDUSTRIAL UNIONISM all contributed to postwar labour unrest. In Mar 1919 in Calgary western labour leaders met to discuss the creation of ONE BIG UNION. In Winnipeg on May 15, when negotiations broke down between management and labour in the building and metal trades.
  • Group of seven

    Group of seven
    Group of Seven was a group that was most famous of painting Canadian landscape and it was formed by seven artists: Franklin CARMICHAEL, Lawren HARRIS, A.Y. JACKSON, Franz JOHNSTON, Arthur LISMER, J.E.H. MACDONALD and F.H. VARLEY
  • Discovery of Insulin

    Discovery of Insulin
    this year 1921 was when the discovery of the insulin for hte first time.Insulin is a hormone that is central to regulating fat and steroids metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells in the liver, muscle, and fat tissue to take up glucose from the blood, storing it as glycogen in the liver and muscle.
  • Prime Minister: William Lyon Mackenzie King

     Prime Minister: William Lyon Mackenzie King
    Mackenzie King became a prime minister in Canada on December 29, 1921 to June 28, 1926. He was also the tenth prime minister and which he was in the liberal for 21 years and also got the longest serving prime minister history. He became president because the existing leader of the liberal party died and he came up and filled his spot to compete for the prime minister and won against four other parties. He had a long-standing concern with city planning and the development of the national capital.
  • Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada

    Foster Hewitt & Hockey Night in Canada
    He was born in toronto he went upper canada college and the toronto of university. He was also a good boxer in his student years.Hockey Night in Canada is a television broadcast of National Hockey League games in Canada, produced by CBC Sports. Hockey Night has consistently been among the highest-rated programs on Canadian television, and is the world's oldest sports-related television program still on the air.
  • Chinese Exclusion Act

    Chinese Exclusion Act
    Chinese Exclusion Act was an act that had passed in 1923. It allows Chinese to immigrant to Canada. Before 1923, Chinese immigration was controlled by the Chinese Immigration Act of 1885. Finally, there were 8 Chinese immigration from 1923-1947
  • RCAF

    RCAF is also known as Royal Canadian Air Force. It was the air force of Canada from 1924 to 1968. RCAF was built because it helped air defence of Canada. Britain government had help Canada by managing the operation of over 100 surplus aircraft.
  • Black Tuesday

    Black Tuesday
    Black Tuesday is also known as the Stock Market Crash of 1929. In Oct 1929, the Stock Market got crashed and there were many people who bought stock went bankrupt and there were many banks was closed too. It made people in the US and Canada hard to live and the economy didn't went back on track until 1939.
  • Prime Minister: R.B. Bennett

    Prime Minister:  R.B. Bennett
    R. B. Bennett was born on July 3, 1870, when his mother, Henrietta Stiles, was visiting at her parents' home in Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick, Canada. He grew up nearby at the home of his father, Henry John Bennett, at Hopewell Cape, the shire town of Albert County, then a town of 1,800 people.By defeating William Lyon Mackenzie King in the 1930 federal election, he had the misfortune of taking office during the Great Depression. Bennett tried to combat the depression by increasing trade within
  • The statute of Westimnster

    The statute of Westimnster
    The Statute of Westminster 1931 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which established legislative equality for the self-governing dominions of the British Empire and the United Kingdom, with a few residual exceptions.The Statute gave effect to certain political resolutions passed by the Imperial Conferences of 1926 and 1930, in particular the Balfour Declaration of 1926. The main effect was the removal of the ability of the British Parliament to legislate for the dominions. The Col
  • On to Ottawa Trek

    On to Ottawa Trek
    On to Ottawa Trek was a movement of unemployed men in 1935 that they went to Ottawa for more job opportunties. It happen because after the strike, the government gave 20 cents per day for single men to construct road and for other men, they gave some job with also 20 cents per day. The working and living condition was horrible. So there were hundreds of men that went on the train and head to the east for better living condition.
  • CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company

    CBC- Canadian Broadcasting Company
    Canadian Broadcasting Company is a Canadian crown corporation that serves international television and radio. Its services are news, radio, television, commercial service, online and etc. By now, CBC is a well-known company and many people in Canada watch its news everyday.
  • SS. St. Louis

    SS. St. Louis
    SS. St. Louis is a ship that carried many Germany Jews that got declined from immigrating to Cuba.St. Louis sailed from Hamburg to Cuba on May 13, 1939, carrying seven non-Jewish and 930 Jewish refugees (mainly German) seeking asylum from Nazi persecution