By William Rayner
A few years are extra surprising than others, and 1939 used to be no exception. Canada was once a unique position: steak was once twenty-nine cents a pound and a brand-new Ford coupe may be acquired for simply $856. It used to be a 12 months while the king and queen toured Canada and wowed to take advantage of a showbiz time period each person from Toronto and Vancouver to Gogama and Craigellachie.
It was once additionally a 12 months while Canada wavered at the doorstep of a clouded destiny: isolation and neutrality or the ongoing include of the British Empire? The onset of conflict and the Royal stopover at settled all that as leading Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King push back exterior and inner threats to maintain the tapestry of nationwide cohesion from unraveling.
Through Canada at the Doorstep you'll notice the births, deaths, storms, overseas intrigue, and politics that made 1939 so memorable.
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Canada on the Doorstep: 1939 by William Rayner