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The Wages of Relief

Cities and the Unemployed in Prairie Canada, 1929-39

The Wages of Relief( )
Author: Strikwerda, Eric
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Athabasca University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
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In the early part of the Dirty Thirties, the Canadian prairie citywas a relatively safe haven. Having faced recession before the GreatWar and then again in the early 1920s, municipalities already hadrelief apparatuses in place to deal with poverty and unemployment.Until 1933, responsibilty for the care of the urban poor remained withlocal governments, but when the farms failed that year, and theDepression deepened, western Canadian cities suffered tremendously.Recognizing the...
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