Were a Canadian women's basketball team. Holds North American record for best winning percentage of all time.
factories, offices, or other operations set up in canada but owned or controlled by U.S. or other foreign companies
the peak of the Winnipeg General Strike, when a parade turned violent after an armed RCMP charged into the crowd
A condition in which production of goods exceeds the demand for them. This occurred in the 1920s.
avoiding reality by diverting oneself with amusements. People in the Depression used escapist entertainment to forget their troubles.
a term used in Canada during the Great Depression to describe a car which had its engine and windows taken out and was pulled by a horse.
1933 founding document of Canada's Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (now the NDP)
a long period without rain. The Canadian Prairies experienced an extended drought during the Depression which made the Depression much worse for farmers.
thousands of men protesting work camp conditions resisted RCMP and local police after their union leaders discussions failed in Ottawa.
Riding the rods
This term refers to the unemployed young men of the Great Depression who travelled around the country looking for work by "hopping" on freight trains.
a form of socialism that abolishes private ownership. Communism was popular during the Depression as a possible solution to the economic crisis.