8.5 The Great Depression

The 1930s Depression is profoundly and deeply associated, in the popular mind, with the prairie Dust Bowl, 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 … Continue reading 8.5 The Great Depression