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|Toronto Slum A child in a Toronto, Ontario slum,
|Unemployment Line Unemployment line in Ontario, early
|Depression Soup Kitchen A soup kitchen in Montreal,
|Great Depression Sleeping Sleeping quarters for the homeless
during the Great Depression.
|Homeless Homeless on a park bench during the Great Depression
of the 1930s.
|Prohibition Parade Grand Prohibition Parade at Queen's Park,
Toronto, Ontario, March, 1916, with the wagon carrying public petitions to stop liquor sales,
helping the unanimous passage of the wartime Temperance Act in Ontario.
|Blind Pigs Destroyed kegs, the results of a raid on bootlegger
haunts at Elk Lake, Ontario, in the early 1920s.
|Houses of Assembly-1 The burning of the Houses of Assembly,
Montreal, April 25, 1849 during the riots fueled by Tory-Conservative outrage.
|Houses of Assembly-2 The charred remains of the Houses of
Assembly, Montreal, after the riots of 1849. This wood engraving, by Martin Somerville (active
1839-1856), 1849, appeared in The Illustrated London News on May 19, 1849.
|Federal-Provincial Problems The Royal Commission on
federal-provincial problems at its first meeting in Ottawa, 1937.
|Biculturalism Commission The Commission on Bilingualism and
Biculturalism, 1963-1971, established under Prime Minister Pearson to examine cultural dualism
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