19 century industrialized Canadian (sport) history
-transformation of lower and upper Canada, from rural economy (fur trading) to the building of factories
(moving people into the cities for the workers of the factories).
-change in values of the way people understood their time and place
-by 1900’s 82% of Canadian manufacturing took place in Ontario and quebec
-“Industrial Space”- maintaining the old (homes) and brining in the new high rise buildings
-transformation of how we understand space
-“Industrial Time”- you have a shift of work. Ex (8-5) You go to work and then go home. Before that people
didn’t have shift work because they just worked the land at their homes.
Toronto 1851 (30,775) and 1911(381,833)- people came in from Europe (Scotland, wales, france, Italy)
Late 19 century
-capitalist society: people made money and spent it on homes and goods
-cities had a “high degree of residential segregation”
-few Victorians believed in social equality though upward mobility was a dominant ideoplogy
-ongoing assumptions in Canada that racial minorities have recently arrived
-Halifax black population was a substantial minority (U.S Loyalists, immigrants from the Caribbean or US.) in