Beyond pipelines: The nation-building project that could electrify Canada

Posted on March 17, 2020 in Debates

Source: — Authors: – Opinion
March 17, 2020.   Sara Hastings-Simon And Blake Shaffer

When the last spike was hammered into the ground at Craigellachie, B.C., in 1885, Canada’s original nation-building project – an east-west railway connecting the country – was finished. The completion of the complex and controversial Canadian Pacific Railway would set the economic stage for a successful Confederation as markets became viable across a fledgling nation that was less than 20 years old.


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