Historic Canadian Railways Notes
The economy in Canada was booming during the Laurier period, and with the boom
come the construction of two new transcontinental railways through the West.
The Canadian Northern Railway, and the Grand Trunk Railway.
Laurier Boom Movement Notes
During Lauriers time in office, Canadas economy began to see great prosperity, and
world prices and markets began to expand for Canadian products.
A rise in industrial production created demand for raw materials.
Story of Canadian Aboriginal Spirituality Notes
Canadian Aboriginal peoples have a long, rich, and varied history and are diverse.
Over 1 million people in Canada are Aboriginal, and the population is growing quickly.
8 out of 10 Aboriginal people live in
Life Cycle Rituals Notes
Birth and Naming Rituals
Most Aboriginal people go to great lengths to give the right name to each child.
The name-giver (childs grandparent or an elder) fasts, meditates, prays, or dreams, and
the name is revea
The British Columbia era Notes
The construction of the CPR and the Cariboo Gold Rush brought large amounts of
Chinese immigrants to BC.
They comprised the largest group of Asian immigrants.
1891, 9400 Chinese were living in BC.
Many had planned to ret
Womens Suffrage and Social Reform Notes
At the turn of the century, women , Native Canadians, immigrants of Asian descent, and
other newcomers to Canada, they did not have many rights.
None of the above had the right to vote, and there was very little e
The Rights of the Native Peoples Notes
With the policy of assimilation, the survival of native lands and culture was being
There were attempted to make treaties to free up land for European settlement.
Aboriginal people wanted to retain the
Central Beliefs and Morality Notes
Aboriginal peoples believe the world around them is always changing from within and
these forces work independently from one another.
The universe is a complex assembly of powers or spiritssmall and great, beneficial
Push and Pull Factors of Immigration Notes
Between 1891-1921 the population of Canada almost doubled.
Table 7-1 in your text.
60% of the immigrant who come to Canada settled in the West.
Canadian immigration succeeded because of push-pull factors.
The Canadian New Century after Lauriel Notes
Things had now began to change.
Technology was developing and the world around people was now becoming more
Travel by car and plane, rapid communication through wireless radio, and the creation o
The Emergence of Modern Canada Notes
1905 Alberta and Saskatchewan join confederation.
This made Canada a country that now stretched from sea to sea.
Even with Canadas vast territory it feared takeover from the US.
This was both political and economic