Part 10: Post-War Years and 1950/1960s Boom

History of Ontario Manufacturing, News

After the Second World War ended in 1945, Ontario was in a solid economic position. Manufacturing had picked up, largely due the demand for war-time materials; now, the return of soldiers saw an increase in both young families and wages, sustaining the demand for manufactured goods. Canada had the important advantage of being an industrialized nation whose infrastructure was not significantly damaged during the war….