World War Two and the Transformation of Canada Introduction This paper responds to a question of whether World War I or World War II shaped Canada the more in terms of her eventual society, economy, politics and diplomacy. The impact of the Great War of 1914-1918 was immense but if one wishes to plumb Canada’s present form, the impact of World War II seems far greater. The world then changed, and Canada with it, as compared to the aftermath of World War I’s handicapping factors. After 1945, Canada emerged as a significant nation in the culmination of several patterns that slowly advanced to, and across a national crisis and mobilization whose momentum was largely maintained. Several changes arrived in succession as if pulling and pushing...The end:
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