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Pre-Industrial Work

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Department
Labour Studies
Course
LABRST 1A03
Professor
David Goutor
Semester
Fall

Description
Pre-Industrial Wor Why people come to the “New World”: GOLD, GOD, GLORY - Gold  Expanding businesses  Lots of gold in Canada (but not visible?) Staple Industries - Staples dominate early economy - Classical Definition of “Staple Industries”, Harold Innis:  “business of extracting or acquiring resource commodities in order to sell them to an external market” - “Staple-driven economy”:  supplied by external market  in Canada, staples = timber, fishing, fur Fisheries - difficult work  cold, wet, labour intensive conditions  not very favorable conditions  brought workers from elsewhere who were willing to do cheap labour - 18 and 19 century ships started to get m
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