Month: August 2017

Ray Tanguay, country’s ‘auto czar,’ receives Order of Canada

Canada’s “auto czar” Ray Tanguay has received the Order of Canada, for outstanding achievement and dedication to the nation.
Tanguay was one of 30 Canadians honoured at a ceremony in Ottawa on Aug. 25. It was part of ongoing celebrations of Canada’s 150th anniversary. Created in 1967, the Order of Canada is one of the country’s highest civilian honours…

Part 9: Second World War and the Beginnings of the Aerospace Industry

The Second World War, like the First, created demand for large-scale industrial production, and Ontario’s economy benefited immensely. The province’s major auto manufacturers were commissioned to produce tanks and armoured vehicles to be used on the front lines, and steel producers increased their output to accommodate demand…

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