Positive And Negative Effects Of Confederation On The Maritimes

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When Confederation happened New Brunswick and Nova Scotia were thinking of joining with the other Maritime provinces to make their own confederation but John A. MacDonald convinced everyone to unify with Ontario. Many people living in the Maritimes didn’t want to join because they were worried about many things like not having an equal voice with Ontario and Quebec. They thought they had enough natural resources like fishing and mining and didn’t need the other provinces. There were positive and negative consequences of Confederation for the people in the Maritimes.Three results of Confederation that had good and bad effects on the Maritimes had to do with the economy, security, and how much power the provinces would have.

When the Maritime

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