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Canada Great Depression Essay

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The whole world was affected tremendously by the great depression, but Canada was one of the hardest hit nations. Exports being a large part of Canada's income, it was because of the damage done to world trade that Canada suffered so greatly. At the height of the depression, in 1933, 30% of the labour force was unemployed and 20% of all Canadians were dependent on government relief for survival. Did the government do enough to fix this? Most people certainly didn't think so. The relief that the government provided for families was not satisfactory. The relief camps for single, unemployed men were a complete mess. Both Prime...

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