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How did ww1 benefit Canada?

The demand for Canada's goods created lots of job opportunities. This was especially good for women who were unemployed because they were able to take over men's jobs when they were away working in the trenches. The demand for war supplies helped boom Canada's economy during the war.

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Similarly one may ask, how did World War 1 affect Canada?

The Great War, lasting from August 1914 to November 1918, had a huge effect on Canada. In the hothouse atmosphere created by the conflict, attitudes changed faster, tensions festered more quickly and events forced governments and groups to take new positions at an unheard-of pace. The war changed everything.

Beside above, how did ww1 affect Canadian identity? Before WW1, in relation to many other countries in the world, Canada was considered to be quite young. When Great Britain declared war on August 4, 1914, Canada, as a British dominion, was automatically at war as well. When WW1 began, Canada's armed forces were almost non-existent.

Keeping this in view, was WWI beneficial to Canada?

The Great War was also a landmark in Canadian national development. Over 650,000 Canadian men and women served in uniform during the First World War, with more than 66,000 giving their lives and over 172,000 more being wounded. Nearly one of every ten Canadians who fought in the war did not return.

What was Canada's role in World War One?

Canada's role in the First World War More than 650,000 men and women from Canada and Newfoundland served — over 66,000 gave their lives and more than 172,000 were wounded. It was this immense sacrifice that lead to Canada's separate signature on the Peace Treaty.

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