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Changing families and households

Changing families and households

How has industrialization in Canada affected family size, courtship patterns, age at first marriage, decisions to have children, and work outside the home?

Lives of men and women

Lives of men and women

How and why have the traditional roles of men and women in Canadian society changed?

Occupations

Occupations

How and why have the occupations of Canadian men and women changed over the years?

Economic gains

Economic gains

How has industrialization affected the way Canadians live and work?

The Great Depression

The Great Depression

What impacts did the Great Depression have on Canadians?

Communications

Communications

How have Canadians' day-to-day communications among themselves and with the world evolved since Confederation?

Ethno-cultural diversity

Ethnocultural diversity

How has Canada become one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world?

Provinces and manufacturing

Provinces and manufacturing

What impact did industrialization have in the different regions of Canada?

Immigration and emigration

Immigration and emigration

What forces have influenced immigration to and emigration from Canada?

Canada at War

Canada at war

How did Canada's participation in the two world wars affect Canadians, both economically and socially?