Month: September 2017

Part 12: Aerospace

As discussed in earlier blog posts, the Canadian aerospace industry was growing as early as the First World War. Ontario continued to successfully design and manufacture aerospace products. Avro Canada was founded on the eve of World War II in Malton (which is part of Mississauga today) as a subsidiary of British aircraft company Avro….

Part 11: Early Trade Agreements

The end of World War II brought significant, long-term international change. International institutions like the United Nations were formed to organize and order the global community. One such institution was the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), established in 1947, when 85 countries signed a multilateral agreement to eliminate any discriminatory tariffs. GATT was …

Part 11: Early Trade Agreements Read More »

Scroll to Top