In this space you will learn about Canada
in the 1930s. Test your knowledge of Canada.
Take a quiz on our interactive computer
terminals. Find Peter and Madeleine, two
virtual Canadian children who present their
story and activities for the young visitor.
What was Canada like before the war? Waves
of new immigrants were settling in the country.
The population struggled through the Great
Depression. The young nation tried to become
more autonomous. Since the end of the First
World War, the army had become quite small.
You will see a timeline displaying the events
that lead up to September 1939 and the onset
of the war.