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Life in 1900

The Bottom Line

Population

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Religion

Youth

Recreation

Tuberculosis

Women

Rights Overview

First Nations

Disabilities

Minorities

Justice Department

Life in 1925

Life in 1950

Life in 1975



Human Rights in Canada: An Historical Perspective

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Canada in 1900

This brief is meant to give you a snapshot of life in Canada in 1900 - the people, their issues, their challenges and their pastimes.

You may be surprised by what you learn. Living in the shadow of the United States, many Canadians assume that Canada was always relatively free of prejudice and inequality. Don't be so sure.

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