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How World War I Affected Canada

Summary: Explores Canada's role in World War I. Examines the effect of the war on Canada. Describes the enactment of the War Measures Act and the Wartime Election Act, Conscription with the Military Service Bill and changes to the economy.
There are many different things that occurred during World War 1 that affected Canada in a number of ways. Things like the political measures with the War Measures Act and the Wartime Election Act, Conscription with the Military Service Bill and the economy changing over a period of time. All these factors contributed to how World War 1 had an affect on Canada.

Conscription means that all able-bodied men would be required to join the army, they would have no choice and the enlistment would no longer be on a voluntary basis only. The war had dragged on for much longer then expected and by 1917 the death toll was mounting and the number of volunteers were dwindling so Prime Minister Robert Borden left to visit the Canadian soldiers at the front. When he returned home he solemnly asked Parliament to pass a conscription bill. Even though...

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