It is argued that: “it involved the federal state, which threw its whole weight behind the business interests of Winnipeg, and aroused deep and bitter feelings in the ranks of labor all over the country. Its impact was far wider than the immediate economic issues of the strike. In the end, the six weeks that shook Winnipeg also shook the politics of Canada, and the legacy of the strike is more to be seen in its political consequences that in any other of its many aspects.” (Penner, 1975). During WWI, which began in 1914, Canada showed its loyalty to Britain by sending many Canadian soldiers to fight in the battlefield. Canada was also a big supplier of ammunition and food to Europe during the war.
Canada a nation unfolding. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2000. Santor, Donald M. "The Battle of Atlantic." Canadians at war, 1914-1918. Scarborough, Ont.
Veteran Affairs Canada states that it was the persistent efforts of the 3rd Canadian Division, the city of Caen was at last in Allied hands. It was because of their persistence and determination that Canada was able to invade Occupied Europe to contribute to the victor y of the war. Without their persistent efforts, the victory of the war would seem out of reach. The 3rd Division refused to back down despite the hardships of the war, de... ... middle of paper ... ...f destiny. Toronto: Dundurn Group, 2004.
The Battle of Vimy Ridge. Retrieved from: Canada Online Website: http://canadaonline.about.com/cs/canadaww1/a/vimyridge.htm The Capture of Vimy Ridge. (1998). Retrieved from: Veteran Affairs Canada. Website: http://www.vac- acc.gc.ca/remembers/sub.cfm?source=history/firstwar/vimy/vimy5 The Battle of Vimy Ridge.
Canada was impacted in ways no one would have thought of. World War 2 impacted Canada Politically, Socially and Economically. Canada was impacted very well politically, events leading up to the war like the statue of Westminster allowed Canada to join the war on our own decision. Canada was a powerful country that was in the lead, during the war Canada had the 3rd largest navy. Canada had millions of soldiers fighting but there were many casualties on are navy.