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  • Women's labour force during the Great Depression (5ws's)

    Women's labour force during the Great Depression (5ws's)
    The Great Depression happened in 1929, and led to extreme conditions in developed countries at a time when there was no social safety net. This triggered a huge entry of women into the labour force, and many of them remained in their jobs after marriage in order to help put bread on their family's table. In the 1920s, most women active in it were young and unmarried. The 10-year serious money-based problem was very bad, with a of 25%, and it changed by alot of women wanting to join the workers.
  • Women's labour force during the Great Depression

    Women's labour force during the Great Depression
    What changed for women was that, women who had gained experience in their salary rise, would lead them to decide to stay in the workforce, when the economic crisis was done. The Great Depression caused a structural change, due to the economic crisis being very long. Some companies pulled up stakes and moved, taking lots of qualified workers with them. People who were affected by the Depression negatively, had a financial crisis, and most likely had to work more to make up for what they had lost.
  • Workers during great depression 5ws

    Workers during great depression 5ws
    The Great Depression of the first 1930s was a worldwide social and money-based shock. Few countries were affected as abundantly as Canada. many Canadians were left unemployed, hungry and sometimes homeless. The ten years became referred to as the Dirty Thirties thanks to a awfully damaging fundamental measure with not enough rain within the Large areas of almost-flat land, in addition as Canada's dependence on material and farm exports.
  • Farmers Dust bowl (5ws)

    Farmers Dust bowl (5ws)
    During the period of the 1930s, drought turned much of Alberta and Saskatchewan, on Canada's western prairies, into a geographical region. But the mixture of poor harvests and low grain prices drove thousands of farmers off the land. Now some prairie dwellers reckon history is repeating itself. The drought arrived in 1931. Because the deep-rooted prairie grasses were gone, causing soils to detach from fields and creating massive dust storms that had never been seen before.
  • Farmers Dust Bowl

    Farmers Dust Bowl
    Many Canadian farmers in Saskatchewan, fled this catastrophe between 1931 and 1941 by heading for British Columbia and Ontario. People who remained behind received some support from a relief effort mustered by private citizens and government. The Dust Bowl changed the farming landscape of the prairies, and it had a long-term impact on farming practices. It also created a new diaspora, and second-generation Westerners who had left behind other homelands to become homesteaders.
  • Farmer's price of Wheat Drops (5ws)

    Farmer's price of Wheat Drops (5ws)
    Wheat was the biggest crop for Western Canadians, and therefore gave the most money-based growth for Alberta. In 1932 there was a big drop of price of wheat and had a huge affect on the money-based of the people living in alberta. This made it very hard for farmers to make money on wheat sales and to not become bankrupt, and destroyed the process of people making, selling, and buying things of this area which had before relied heavily on sales and exports of wheat.
  • Farmer's price of Wheat Drops

    Farmer's price of Wheat Drops
    The price of wheat dropping was because Canada exported over 70% of the countries' wheat crop. Other countries that Canada exports wheat to place taxes on them, which made it very expensive for Canada. Once the costs began to drop, Canada held back its wheat and waited for prices to enhance, so they may sell their wheat to other countries and make money. Unfortunately, the costs didn't improve, and have dropped even more. Then Canada had an enormous supply of wheat, but nobody to shop for it.
  • Workers during WWll Employment (5ws)

    Workers during WWll Employment (5ws)
    Families had to give products that were bought and sold. Most Canadian adults earn their living from wages and money paid for working. However, the growing between rich and poor in the countryside, the supply businesses, the construction of narrow, human-made waterways and railways. The growth of cities and the rise of manufacturing all helped create a new kind of workers in a company, in which the relationship between employer and employee was ruled by a capitalist labour market.
  • working during the Great Depression

    working during the Great Depression
    The Depression triggered the birth of social welfare and the rise of political movements. It led the government to take a more forceful role trying to convince people of something role in the process of people making, selling, and buying things.The Depression changed the way Canadians thought about the process of people making, selling, and buying things. The most opinion was that a balanced budget, a sound dollar and changes in the trade tax/import tax would allow the private places to recover.
  • Women during WWll workplace (5ws)

    Women during WWll workplace (5ws)
    Canadian women weren't allowed to serve in combat during the Second warfare, but they were still greatly involved within the war effort. But within the Second war, a complete of 4,480 Nursing Sisters served. Than Women volunteered in these Women's Divisions for full time military service, including working as clerks, mechanics, parachute riggers, wireless operators and photographers.The war changed lives for ladies on the house front. This encouraged them to 'do their part' and enter the men.
  • women during WWll workplace

    women during WWll workplace
    Women during this time weren't allowed to serve in WWii, but did help out in the war by being nurses for the men who fought in WWii. The military was forever changed with the creation of Women's Divisions. About 50,000 women served with the Canadian Armed Forces. The Canadian Army created the Canadian Women's demands of a war economy and the labour shortage that resulted from men serving in the war. Then many women stepped into jobs in wartime industry in jobs typically held by men.
  • Bibliography

    Jenish, D. (2020, July 19). The Farmer's War. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from Struthers, J. (2020, April 16). The Great Depression in Canada (1153791794 867200362 R. Foot, Ed.). Retrieved January 15, 2021, from Canada, V. (2017, March 29). Timeline. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from
  • working near the end of WWll employmnet

    working near the end of  WWll employmnet
    At the end of the war, strikes swept across the country. Workers accomplished huge improvements in wages and hours, and there were many inventions such as vacation pay. One strike in 1945, began when 17,000 workers walked off the job, and caused the new rights of labour and the rise of the Welfare State, which was a challenging thing to accomplish. Promising to protect Canadian working people against major money-based bad luck, the Canadian workers become successful in life and helped families.
  • Bibliography

    Frank, D., & Skikavich, J. (2015, March 4). Working Class History: English Canada. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from Bellou, A., & Cardia, E. (2020, November 18). Women's labour force transformation dates back to the Great Depression. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from