Canada: The Story of Us

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Canada: The Story of Us: Boom/Bust (1919 to 1937)
Boom/Bust (1919 to 1937)
Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  The History Channel  |  April 17, 2019

The extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and events that shaped Canada - stories of change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and entrepreneurs who forged a nation in a vast and harsh land. With groundbreaking CGI and a cast of celebrity interviews that take us inside Canada's biggest stories, this series is truly a celebration of a nation that has transformed its differences into understanding and created an identity that is uniquely diverse. This episode, it's the dawn of the 20th-century and Canada's population is exploding - the short-lived time of prosperity, followed by poverty. For many Canadians living in urban centres, this growth came at a cost. Deadly diseases plague cities. Labour strikes lead to violent conflict. Through boom times and bust, Canadians struggle to improve their lives and learn to care for others.

The extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and events that shaped Canada - stories of change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and entrepreneurs who forged a nation in a vast and harsh land. With groundbreaking CGI and a cast of celebrity interviews that take us inside Canada's biggest stories, this series is truly a celebration of a nation that has transformed its differences into understanding and created an identity that is uniquely diverse. This episode, it's the dawn of the 20th-century and Canada's population is exploding - the short-lived time of prosperity, followed by poverty. For many Canadians living in urban centres, this growth came at a cost. Deadly diseases plague cities. Labour strikes lead to violent conflict. Through boom times and bust, Canadians struggle to improve their lives and learn to care for others.

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