During the course of the Second World War, the federal government, provinces, and private corporations coordinated in the expansion of Canada’s hydro-electric capacity. By the end of the war, Canada was a hydro-electricity superpower.
On this episode of the podcast Matthew Evenden discusses his new book on the role of energy and environment in Canada’s Second World War.
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- Evenden, Matthew. Allied Power: Mobilizing Hydro-Electricity During Canada’s Second World War. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015.
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