With the result of the Pan Am games and huge turnout to games, Toronto has proved to be the city. Another reason, why Toronto should have hosted the Olympics were because Toronto has one of the biggest fan bases in the world. If money was the issue, the mayor has underestimated the fans of the best city in the world. With fans like auto Toronto, we would have made more money than spending
The Canadian Polio Epidemic Imagine a disease that could affect an entire nation, then multiply that by 10. That explains the fear that people between 1927-1954 were facing. Polio is a crippling disease that affected tens of thousands between 1927-1954. The epidemics brought our country together and proved vaccines our very important to world health. Polio (poliomyelitis) is highly contagious disease than can cause permanent or temporary paralysis.
How did the great war affect Canada during the 1920s? After the great war Canada suffered from influenza from 1918-1919. The conditions in Canada were also really bad after the war. There were many returning veterans but not all of them returned about 4500 of them did not return from war. The labour union had increased which reflected on the worldwide growth of the union.
Approximately 5,675 Canadians soldiers have lost their lives. Many more will lose their lives because the battle is almost over but the war is not yet won.While speaking to Ross, Walter had developed a higher level of respect for the soldiers who fight for freedom, justice, peace, and unity. In conclusion, Brigadier-General A.E. Ross commented that war is never pleasant; however for those who are victorious, there can be great benefit for the many who survive. Once victory is secured, Canada will be known as a nation to be reckoned with.
She is in charge of caring for the twenty orphans that Paul Rusesabagina received from the Red Cross. She pleaded for me to contact you so that we could inform you that the refugees are running out of food, water and in general, good spirits. Colonel Oliver of the UN says that everything will be ok but we don 't believe it. He is only
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
Steinbeck shows us that individuals can take care of the sick with their actions. An influenza outbreak occurs in the middle of March and many get sick and Doc steps up and helps the sick out even though he is not supposed to practice medicine, “It was not his fault that everyone in the Row came to him for medical advice. Before he knew it he found himself running from shanty to shanty taking temperatures, giving physics, borrowing and delivering blankets and even taking food from house to house where mothers looked at him with inflamed eyes from their beds, and thanked him and put the full responsibility for their children’s recovery on him. (Steinbeck 93). Doc was not supposed to practice medicine but he does and helps the sick people out because he cares about the well-being or others.
The Baby Boom was an epoch after World War 2 where there was a massive increase in birth rate. Canada had social reforms, new music genres, and a changed economy. As the multitude of the Boomers are retiring, their contributions have not been forgotten. The Baby Boomers went through an immense variety of social changes. They defied the society and fought for free speech.
There were many homeless children in England from 1869-1930. In those years about 100,000 children were sent to Canada because the orphanages were too full to hold any more children. When the children got to Canada, the farmers that took them in horribly abused them. It’s strange to think how harsh Canada’s past was, Canadian farmers basically ruined the life of over 80,000 British Children. Then of course some children made past their childhood and made a pretty good living after
Over the years there have been many world events and factors that have made Canada what she is today. There are many ways and things that uniquely identify Canada from other countries. Canada is considered a stable country, with her democratic government, prominent natural resources and trustworthy personality. Canada’s growth and acceptance of immigrants, celebrations of multi-cultural events and her own “homemade” attributes make her special and diverse. Canada is also known to be a just country because of our actions regarding Aboriginal people, Women rights and Japanese Canadians during WWII.