The Role of Women in the Development of the Canadian Economy Introduction Examining and analyzing the roles of women in the development of the Canadian economy reveals that Canadian women have always made important but often unrecognized contributions to the development of the Canadian economy, particularly in agriculture. Throughout much of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries, women worked on farms and ranches alongside their husbands and sons, but from a macroeconomic perspective they were generally seen as playing only supporting roles as wives, mothers, and homemakers. Despite the perceptions of economists, the domestic roles women filled were very important, and their work on farms and ranches directly contributed to the development of...The end:
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