8.5 The Great Depression

The 1930s Depression is profoundly and deeply associated, in the popular mind, with the prairie , one of the greatest environmental catastrophes in Canadian history. It was, in fact, something like a ticking time-bomb. The British sent an expedition across the Prairies in the 1850s, led by John Palliser (1817-1887). Thereafter, his name was given … Continue reading 8.5 The Great Depression