Canadian Economic Growth 1896-1906


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Canadian Economic Growth 1896-1906
While we know that economic forces shifted considerable during the late Victorian era in Canada, it is unclear as to whether or not true economic growth was extant. With influxes of investment from Britain and other international partners, it is difficult to ascertain whether increases in economic activity could be attributed to an increase in the velocity of commerce or simply a vast addition of capital resources (Viner). At the same time, it is also evident that with significant improvements in technology and the addition of hundreds of thousands of immigrants, the years between 1896 and 1906 were also ripe with financial and organizational promise. Many economists note that the factors...
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