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HIS263 Jan 18 Immigrants and Canada during the Boom Years During the period of immigration boom, most people were from Britain Of the Europeans category, Northern Europeans are the most preferred immigrants Immigration is a tension between the cultural desire and economic needs of the country The economic needs outweigh cultural desire Economic Boom Immigrants come during a huge period of economic growth This economic boos is tied to global conditions and international events There is world-wide prosperity in this period This growth is felt in Canada For Canada, an expanding economy requires workers and farmers Canada gets them partly through immigration There is a strong tendency of the Western world to equate population growth with national prosperity Immigrations are new consumers and producers The farming frontier In 1901, all of Canada produced about 56 million bushels of wheat By 1911, just the prairies produce208 million bushels Canada becomes one of the worlds greatest bread
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