MGMT 1030 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Potash, Avro Canada Cf-105 Arrow, Foreign Investment Review Agency

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Expanded from a regional system of rail lines on the prairies. Merged with the canadian northern in 1920. Canadian railway mileage increased from 17,800 miles in 1900 to 40,000 miles in. All major transcontinental railways experienced significant financial problems. Prairie population increased from 250,000 in 1891 to 1. 3 million in 1911. Dominion government granted 118 million acres of prairie land before 1930. 70% of these grants occurred between 1900 and 1914. Canada"s share of the international wheat trade increased from 4% in 1900 to. New cultivation techniques and technical change allowed the prairie wheat economy to flourish. Average duty of 23% in 1879, 32% in 1891, and 27% in 1903. Reciprocity treaty with the united states rejected in 1911. Iron and steel, wood, food and beverages, and clothing accounted for 60% of. Lumber exports increased from million in 1897 to million in 1913. Wood pulp output increased from 363,000 tons in 1908 to 855,000 tons in.

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