Legalized Conscription In Canada

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Legalized conscription truly revolutionized Canada’s future. The efforts put into making conscription possible created positive results, the increase in Canadian economy , increase in respect for women, and women 's political rights. All of this had only happened because of conscription.

The Canadian economy improved drastically due to conscription. As more and more Canadians joined the war the demand for Canadian resources increased and new industries were formed. Our wheat, cheese, pork, and beef exports tripled as shortages of food increased. Additionally, there was a boom in steel and munitions industries, and by 1917, Canada was making one-third of all shells used by the British. Most importantly, income and business profit taxes were
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